Wow, what a difference a day or two can make in all our lives right now.
As we’re sure you’ve heard, most places of social interactions and congregations are being asked to close doors from midday today. While these tough new measures do not extend to our business, we know it is a worrying time for everyone and that we all need to do our part in practising safe social distancing.
For tutoring, we know safe social distancing can be done in most instances within homes, but we also understand people may feel better about removing all risk and conducting tutoring sessions online instead. We are in the process of setting up an online model and hope to have further information we can share about it soon. In the meantime, we encourage clients and staff to work together and with us, to continue in a way that ensures the safety and comfort of everyone.
For families and staff on the disability support side of our business, we remain committed to providing supports to families who need it. We’re following the guidelines and information being provided by the Australian Government and The minister for the NDIS. The latest statement was released on Saturday and they acknowledge services need to remain in place but encourage everyone to practice appropriate hygiene protocols and social distancing wherever practical.
It’s also imperative that staff DO NOT ATTEND work if they are unwell or suspect they may have come into contact with anyone who may have the virus. Similarly, we ask that clients inform us if anyone in the family/home has recently returned from overseas, been asked to self-isolate or been diagnosed with the Coronavirus. Services cannot continue in these circumstances until a medical clearance certificate is supplied.
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates here and via our Facebook page if and when necessary. Please like and follow us on Facebook to stay up to date.