The Formula Room provides space for the preparation, storage and distribution of baby formula feeds, generally pre-prepared. Human milk may also be stored in this area. The Formula Room may be located adjacent to a Nursery or Feeding Room.
The room will provide facilities for washing and storage of baby bottles, teats and equipment, preparation of packaged baby formulas, refrigerated storage of baby feeds and demonstration of formula preparation to mothers. The room will include a handwashing basin.
The wall and floor finishes used in this room must be smooth, non absorbent and easily cleaned.
24.10.2010 First Draft
02.05.2011 Fabric updated
20.10.2015 Description, Fabric, FF & FE modified
04.07.2016 Document amended to match RLS.
Fabric and outline specifications
Standard slip resistant
Floor vinyl coved, 150mmH
Drop-in tiles, 600x1200
Protection plate to 900 AFFL
To door frame
Internal window, door height
observation window to adjacent Nursery area
to sink bench; splashback material to comply with Infection Control Guidelines