Category: Preferred Service Provider

Environmental cleaning and disinfection principles

24 April 2020

This information sheet should be read in conjunction with the ‘What you need to know’ and ‘Isolation guidance’ information sheets at www.health.gov.au/covid19-resources

Cleaning is an essential part of disinfection. Organic matter can inactivate many disinfectants. Cleaning reduces the soil load, allowing the disinfectant to work. Removal of germs such as the virus that causes COVID-19 requires thorough cleaning followed by disinfection.

https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-environmental-cleaning-and-disinfection-principles-for-health-and-residential-care-facilities.pdf

Essential Training

24 April 2020

As part of our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we recognise the need protect our clients, care workers and staff from avoidable transmission.

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DEFINITION OF SERVICES

24 April 2020

Essential Services: In reference to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Care Connect has determined that services providing for physiological care needs (food, shelter, clothing, water, air, sleep) and safety care needs are essential.

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FLU SHOT

24 April 2020

Whilst flu vaccination does not prevent against COVID-19, a flu vaccination is critical to protecting the general health of Australians from influenza, which can take between 100 to 1,000 lives per year depending on the severity.

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Support for mental health and wellbeing

24 April 2020

Discussions and concerns around the coronavirus outbreak and practising self-isolation can be stressful and impact our mental health and wellbeing. It’s natural to feel a range of emotions, such as stress, worry, anxiety, boredom, or low mood.

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