This study was inspired by the prevalent poor management of facilities within public secondary healthcare institutions in Delta State. The aim of this study was to analyse using survey method facilities management practices in selected secondary healthcare institutions in Delta State, with a view to integrating facilities management practices for effective service delivery. Data for this work was gotten from primary and secondary sources, research instrument used includes: questionnaires, oral interviews and personal observation. The result of this research shows that; there are significant Facilities management practices that affect service delivery in public secondary healthcare institutions in Delta State. The implementation of facilities management practices in secondary healthcare institutions within Delta State can however be improved to ensure that all loop holes are covered and professionals are given the opportunity to effect positive change in issues relating to public secondary healthcare institutions within the state. It is therefore important for facilities management practices be put in place to ensure effective service delivery as this is the main purpose of every health institution. Sequel to these, the study recommended that facilities managers should be part of the management team of Public Secondary healthcare institutions to ensure everything runs smoothly as hospitals are places where an error can cause the life of a person, all hands therefore has to be on deck.
Health Care Institutions, Facilities Management Practices and Maintenance Management.
Ighosieta Sylvia O. , Prof C. C. Egolum "Analysis Of Facilities Management Practices In Selected Public Secondary Healthcare Institutions In Delta State" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 4 2019 Page 160-171
Ighosieta Sylvia O. , Prof C. C. Egolum "Analysis Of Facilities Management Practices In Selected Public Secondary Healthcare Institutions In Delta State" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(4)