Covid 19 Pandemic
We understand the risk and impact of Covid 19 infection on the safety our staff and the wellbeing of the people we support.
We continue taking every step to reduce incidents of the infection in the service either from our clients, our staff or visitors
- This is a respiratory infection that is caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus and is spread by droplets from someone carrying the virus
Symptoms of Covid-19 Infection
From WHO here are the most common symptoms:
- loss of taste or smell.
Less common symptoms:
- sore throat
- aches and pains
- a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes
- red or irritated eyes.
How you can help stop spread the infection in the service
We aim to keep the service free of the infection by asking people to fully cooperate with the steps we are taking against incidents and spread of the infection.
- Do not visit any of our services or homes of the people we support if you have above symptoms or have come into contact with someone with confirmed or is suspected of Covid 19 infection
- Take personal responsibilities, listen and follow government updates on recommended actions to manage spread of the infection
- Wear face where the risk of infection is high
- Carry out lateral test if you suspect might have come into contact with someone with the infection or have symptoms of the infection
- Please read the current guidance below and our update on the link above
- We aim to minimise Covid 19 infection
- To continue providing quality support to our people even when they become unwell from confirmed Covid 19 infection
- Ensure safe staffing levels in case of an outbreak or more of our staff going off sick from the infection
- Ensure health and safety of our staff against the virus
- Work with the local authority and CCG and provide support where there is a crisis of an outbreak