In response to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) we are implementing our Pandemic Response Plan. Our Crisis Management Team (CMT) is actively monitoring the situation and we’ll continue to respond to the situation as it presents. We are committed with providing regular updates to our teams across all of our services so that they are aware of the latest health advice on how to best protect themselves and assist our clients at this time.
We are committed to reducing the spread and operate COVID Safe practices across all of our sites:
COVID Safe response plans
Masks are to be worn in all Momentum Collective workplaces and in all activities in the community with our clients in line with current QLD and NSW health advice (please advise your manager if you have a valid exemption from a health practitioner)
Checking in at via the QLD/NSW app is required at all Momentum sites (or manually)
Maintain good hand hygiene
Physical distancing rules of 1.5 metres
There are no visitors to our residential disability services during the lockdown periods in NSW and QLD (exceptions can be made on medical or compassionate grounds with the approval of a Momentum Service Director)
QLD and NSW residents are required to access relevant border declarations or passes for cross border travel according to relevant state travel guidelines
(QLD border pass is available here | NSW declaration is available here)
Minimise staff working across multiple settings
Record details of organised excursions by clients for contact tracing purposes
Risk assessments and screening of new and returning residents from hospital are undertaken
COVID screening questions including temperature taking at point of entry
Do you have a disability? Have things changed for you because of coronavirus (COVID-19)? Call the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787. The Helpline is available Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEDT), excluding national public holidays.