This is how we are keeping our clients and home care assistants safe.
Prior to entering the home and before each shift, the employee answers a COVID-19 screening questionnaire to ensure they are not displaying any COVID symptoms. Once clear, they may proceed to enter client’s home.
Upon arrival, employees are to change into a clean uniform shirt and indoor shoes and wash or sanitize hands.
Mask to be worn by employee for full duration of their shift.
Personal belongings are left at the door.
Clients are also asked COVID-19 screening questions when employee enters their home.
If there are any visitors, they will also be asked COVID-19 screening questions and will be asked to maintain 2m distance and wear a mask (if possible).
Goggles/gloves/apron used for personal care and shower/bath assist.
Employees are to wash their hands continually during shift.
Employees to report any changes noticed to client condition or if COVID-19 symptoms are noticed at any time during their shift.
When visiting a retirement residence or long-term care centre, all building protocols in response to COVID-19 are followed.