Coronavirus Pandemic Information & Updates 

 

On this page we will provide up-to-date information about how the coronavirus pandemic is effecting the disability sector, and on what the Valued Lives team are doing to help keep you connected and safe during these unprecedented times

How Valued Lives is Supporting You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

On this page we will share up to date information on how we are working to support you through the coronavirus pandemic. As the situation continues to unfold more information will become available. You may like to bookmark this page and check it frequently for updates.

NDIS Coronavirus Updates

The NDIS regularly updates its Coronavirus page which you can visit here: https://www.ndis.gov.au/coronavirus

Current Lockdown Information

At Valued Lives, we are all about teamwork and our Coronavirus Committee, Managers and Network Advisors have sprung into action on Sunday getting things in place to ensure the people we help are well supported throughout this Lockdown period.

The health and wellbeing of you, the people we help, our staff and support workers is our top priority and so we have come up with a plan of action moving forward that will ensure everyone remains safe and well.

Valued Lives is fully compliant with all COVID-19 safety plan regulations required by the Government and our emergency measures for dealing with this outbreak and lockdown period will be as follows:

  • We are running business as usual – albeit within the lockdown guidelines – regarding the support of people in the community
  • As masks are now mandatory, we have provided our support workers with masks to wear while they are working
  • Our Network Advisors have directly contacted the people we help to discuss their wishes for their care plan throughout this time and to offer help if COVID-19 testing is required.
  • While our offices and hub spaces will be closed for the duration of lockdown, we will be working from home and you will be able to contact us via our mainline on 08 9274 7760, email us at info@valuedlives.org.au or Network Advisors can be contacted directly.

Thank you for your patience throughout this time and please be assured we are only a phone call away should you have any questions or concerns about your supports.

Remember;

You can contact Valued Lives on 08 9274 7760 or email info@valuedlives.org.au

and

You can contact our Peer Network Team about Peer Support Meetings on 1800 844 933

Stay safe, Stay well and Stay at Home this next 5 days and we will get through this Lockdown together.

Masks are Mandatory

We have put together a couple of resources below for your information around the ‘Donning’ and ‘Doffing’ of masks.

As you are more than aware – masks have now been made mandatory and we are all going to have to get used to wearing them, so it’s best to know how to use them properly.

Be assured that we will be providing all Valued Lives workers with masks and we encourage you to take a moment to watch this very short video clip on how to safely and correctly put on, take off and dispose of your mask.

It might seem like such a trivial thing to some but it is absolutely essential that this process is followed exactly to ensure your safety, health and wellbeing.

There is also an infographic below of the ‘do’s and don’ts’ when donning your mask.

Please remember that wearing a mask is not enough to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. You must also continually observe good hand hygiene and follow all of the hygiene strategies that we all know well.

#MASKSAREMANDATORY

Image description: Mask wearing infographic

Image description: Information about mask wearing

Lockdown Lunch

The Peer team is hosting a Lockdown Lunch this Wednesday at 12pm, via Zoom. Everyone is welcome to join us for conversation, support and a few laughs. We hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1319956721717144/

Peer Networks is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Lockdown Lunch
Time: Feb 3, 2021 12:00 PM Perth

Join Zoom Meeting

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