Staying Home Safe with COVID-19 in the community is a challenge on many fronts. Hearing that some workers can bring it with them is a valid concern. Senior Helpers is very aware of this potential and has taken proactive steps with all their staff.
All of our support staff understand Standard Precautions, that is, basic infection control. It is usual practice to wash hands, use hand sanitiser and gloves where contamination is a potential.
However, with COVID-19, we are using the guidelines of the Department of Health and the World Health Organisation in relation to the use of additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in home care.
The health and safety of all our clients and staff is our primary concern. We are prepared for all clients and their families, staff and their families.