Providing the widest range of hygiene solutions, Initial has supported the aged care community for over 50 years across New Zealand. Recognising the importance of best practice hygiene in this environment, Initial provides solutions and services to ensure a healthier, safer, more hygienic workplace for staff and a living environment for residents. We ensure standards are exceeded, hygiene protocols are highly visible and that there is confidence and security that the environment is clean, safe and pleasant.
Half of Kiwis feel moderately to highly at risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and/or other airborne viruses when visiting aged care facilities*.
*Based on independent research carried out in March 2022 by Dynata on behalf of Rentokil Initial.
Initial is a strong partner to the aged care sector. From complex people and dense living spaces, to smaller boutique style living arrangements, we work proactively with customers to ensure that a best in class approach to hygiene standards is met. Expectations on hygiene practices have never been higher and the risks associated with living predominantly indoors carry their own challenges. At Initial,we work closely with our customers to ensure that the most appropriate solutions are at play that will create a cleaner, healthier, safer living space for elderly and vulnerable residents. Our comprehensive approach to a full Hygiene 360 across surface, clinical waste, hands and air (both odour and transmission risk management) will help you meet the expectation from staff, guests and residents that your environment is protected.
Indoor air carries the greatest risk of transmission of harmful viruses and bacteria. Our range of market leading solutions don't just purify the air, they decontaminate air. VIRUSKILLER™, our plug and play solution will kill 99.9999% of coronavirus in a single air pass*
Our industry-leading range of hand hygiene products includes antimicrobial soaps, sanitisers, hand lotions and a range of hand drying solutions.
From PPE to Lateral flow test waste, sanitary and nappy waste to sharps disposal, we offer a tailored agile collection and disposal service that can be intensified if demand increases unexpectedly.
Available 24/7, easy-to-use, online customer portal that supports hygiene management of single or multiple sites. This can be of particular importance in the aged care setting where compliance and reporting is an expectation.
Our mission is protecting people, enhancing lives. We do that by offering the world's leading hygiene innovation solutions to make a positive impact in communities where we live and work.