COVID-19 Update

Inala is continuing to ensure the highest in heath and safety standards to ensure we stop the spread of COVID-19. 

As at 3rd February 2024 the NSW Respiratory Surveillance – COVID 19 and influenza. Report reports cases of COVID remain HIGH and cases of other respiratory viral illnesses are moderate in the community. It is therefore critically important that all staff and visitors continue to be vigilant of symptoms and close contact to avoid outbreaks 

Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) requirements for staff, participants and visitors.  

 

STAFF

Required if symptomatic or a close contact before they attend for their next rostered shift and/or as soon as they become symptomatic whichever is soonest. Report any positive RAT to your manager immediately.

Do not attend work if symptomatic of any respiratory or viral illness (regardless of negative RAT). Advise the appropriate Roster Coordinator or Service Coordinator as soon as possible of your inability to work. 

PARTICIPANTS

One required if symptomatic or a close contact.

Do not support a participant to day service if symptomatic (regardless of a negative RAT). Advise the Service Coordinator as soon as possible of the participants inability to attend Day Service.

VISITORS

Visitors over the age of 12 are recommended to be fully vaccinated.

Visitors should not enter if they have symptoms of COVID-19 of have symptoms of any respiratory or other viral illness or had close contact with a person who has tested positive in the last 7 days. 

Visits are encouraged to be in an outdoor or well ventilated area.

An Ethos is the characteristic spirit of a community and encompasses the purpose, fundamental values and characteristics of those who live within it. At Inala, our Ethos informs our values, vision, mission and approach to providing support to people living with disability, and our commitment to our values and principles permeate the services, opportunities, supports, lifestyles and interactions we provide.
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