Regular High Standards of Practice
- new protocols were added to prevent the new virus, Covid-19
Prevention of Aerosol Spread:
-we have installed plexiglass barriers in the reception area.
-at breaks we have provided a space where staff can practise social distancing.
-clinical staff must wear recommended masks, clinical gowns, head covers and face shields
-clinical staff must change their PPE after each patient.
-Other areas (reception area, washroom etc) are disinfected with hospital grade disinfection wipes regularly; example- door handles, POS machine, counters, pens etc.
-Patients & staff are asked to hand sanitize upon entry into the office.
-Patients must wear a mask at all times in the office (unless having treatment in an enclosed room).
-Staff are asked to wear a mask at all times in the office.
-This includes taking & recording their temperatures.
-Staff temperatures are taken daily and recorded.
-our exchangers are used in hospital settings, it allows us to work safely in our clinic rooms.
-although it is not necessary, we also added air exchangers in our non-clinical rooms (reception area) for good measure).
-we control the amount of people that are in our waiting areas.
-we also control the amount of people in the office at one time (including staff).
-floor decals help show how far 6 feet is.
-decreased amount of chairs are kept in the reception area.