COVID-19 (coronavirus) information for Members and Staff

  • Please do not continue to work if you have any Flu like symptoms, you work with very vulnerable members who might have an array of pre-existing medical conditions.

  • immediately contact your doctor and make an appointment for the COVID-19 test. If you cannot contact your doctor ring the NSW Health 24hr hotline staffed by nurses - 1800 020 080.

  • please inform us that you have had the test and also the results which can take up to 3 days.

  • if the results are negative you will be expected to continue to work.

  • If you have recently returned from a restricted country, then you will will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days; please seek medical attention if you feel unwell and develop symptoms.

  • All Employees must notify us of any travel outside Australia, including dates and country of destination.

  • If you come into contact with someone who has tested positive you must self-isolate and seek medical attention, see above.

  • Health Dept advice is that masks should only be worn by people who have COVID-19 or who have symptoms.

    • Support staff will be reimbursed for masks and hand sanitisers that they buy in the course of their duties

    • Members will be reimbursed for masks that they purchase

  • All employees must let r2 employ know if any of the above is relevant to them or if you have any concerns about your or your members health.

  • r2 employ and roundsquared take COVID-19 very seriously and all staff must do the training course: Infection, Prevention and Control. You will receive an email from the Cerebal Palsy Alliance with the login details. We will pay you $25 on completion of the course.

 

The Department of health has many fact sheets available: 

www.healthdirect.gov.au/coronavirus 

The NDIS Commission has the latest information for NDIS participants and providers:

www.ndiscommission.gov.au/resources/coronavirus-covid-19-information

For a good explanation of COVID-19 have a look at this video from the Australian Department of Health

https://youtu.be/mOV1aBVYKGA

Coronavirus Health Information hotline 1800 020 080 it operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

These fact sheets are a useful resource so please take some time to have a look.

roundsquared latest bulletin 25 March 2020 - here

Policy update: 16th March 2020

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