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Elevating care homes: The advantages of renting commercial equipment

By Charlie Robards, Business Development Manager at Miele Professional

The surge in the cost-of-living has led many businesses to reconsider their financial strategies and spending habits, including their approach to laundry management. Businesses are now struggling to rationalise the cost of purchasing commercial equipment outright in times of economic uncertainty. As a result, renting commercial equipment or outsourcing laundry processes are becoming increasingly adopted practices.

While outsourcing offers its advantages and allows care home managers to concentrate on other priorities, it isn’t without its faults. Quality control, hygiene standards, and sustainable practices may be compromised if laundry processes are outsourced, potentially jeopardising the reputation of care homes if these aspects are not maintained to high standards.

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