The environmental care management service plays a critical role in key functional areas of activities within a healthcare organization. The purpose of the environment care management system is to integrate facility operational support in critical functions which includes areas of facility planning and operations, clinical engineering, and maintenance services, including environmental services, guest services, and supply services.
- —–Discuss how the following environment of care management departments: maintenance, environmental services, plant operations, dietary and guest service play a critical role within a healthcare organization. Provide two examples of functions from each department.
- ——Provide a rationale of at least one example of support and one example of a challenge, each department faces in environment care management.
Provide a substantive (300–500 words) initial discussion posting addressing each of the components in the discussion question. Justify your answers with research, examples, and reasoning.