Hi Therapeutic Dog Services Members and Joint Partners
We’re thrilled to advise that we are getting the go ahead to re commence visitations one site at a time, will be fabulous to be back in the sites as we navigate life post COVID-19.
To make our return to work a smooth and efficient transition, we’ve put together a set of strict guidelines and policies to help keep the team safe. These protocols are in place as we continue to work together and stop the spread of COVID-19.
During this transition, our main priority is to ensure our workers and clients feel safe and comfortable during the process of returning to work.
Sites have introduced strict new procedures that will help protect you and our entire team and community.
These will include:
● Hand sanitising stations
● Frequent and thorough cleaning of sites
● Different start times
● Headcount limits for meeting rooms and share spaces in the sites such as office, community rooms, reception areas, kitchen, lifts and breakout spaces.
It’s important that we follow all hygiene advice provided by the government during this time, so we ask you to:
● Stay home if you are not feeling well
● Cover your mouth if you cough or sneeze or use a tissue
● Maintain 1.5m between your teams
● Ride the lift 1 person at a time
● Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly (or use hand sanitizer)
If you have any questions or concerns about returning to work, please reach out to Coordinator 0481 293 370.
I’ll also remind you of our members assistance program. If you are experiencing feelings of stress and anxiety during the transition back to our new normal, please use this service. This service is confidential and will provide you with access to a qualified person to help you through these times. You can access the service here www.therapydogregistry.online
Thank you for your cooperation over the past 3 months. We know it hasn’t been easy, but we will get through this together.
Please note that there will be several emails follow with updated information for you to navigate the new systems. To make your return to work a smooth and efficient transition.
Therapeutic Dog Services Management Board