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We have taken the threat which coronavirus poses to our clients very seriously and we have implemented a range of preventative measures.
Ensuring that our staff receive all updates and resources from the Department of Health in regards to:
▪️Signs and symptoms of the virus
▪️Prevention of transmission of the virus
▪️Precautions to take when cleaning
▪️Education around the higher risk to vulnerable populations, e.g. aged care residents
All our staff have also been asked to complete a mandatory on-line training course which explains the virus and its symptoms, and what precautions staff need to take. We have completed practical demonstrations of hand hygiene (both with alcohol hand rub and hand-washing) and the application and removal of PPE, as we know that staff can always benefit from a refresher of these topics. Furthermore, we have provided staff with resources on how to self-isolate.
Most importantly, we have ensured that our staff inform us and do not attend work if they have:
▪️travelled anywhere overseas in the last 14 days
▪️left, or transited through Mainland China, Iran, South Korea, Italy, Japan in the last 14 days (they must isolate themselves for 14 days)
▪️been in close contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus in the last 14 days (they must isolate themselves for 14 days after the date of last contact with the confirmed case).
▪️are showing any cold or flu symptoms (they have been asked to attend their GP for testing and self-isolate until results are known).