CLIENT UPDATE 2020 following Covid-19

CGC RESPONSE TO COVID-19

In light of the Government guidelines and restrictions.

The following changes with be in place with immediate effect

 

 

Attending the Centre

  • Residential adults not to enter the building, they are to be met outside by CS and the beginning and end of the session (with the exception of handovers)

  • On arrival CGC will sign in all requesting adults, payment to be made (preferably by card payment or bank transfer)

 

Hand Washing

  • Requesting adult(s) to wash hands as advised by the WHO, on arrival to the centre

  • Requesting adult to support child/children in washing hands, when the arrive in centre 

  • Adults and child(ren) to wash hands during and after the contact

 

PLEASE USE THE HAND WASH AND PAPER TOWELS PROVIDED. DISPOSE OF THE PAPER TOWELS APPROPRIATELY.  

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/

Social distancing

Team members and adults are expected to maintain social distancing where possible. When this is not possible team members will wear gloves should they need to take a child by the hand & gloves and mask if they need to carry a child.

 This will be for the purpose of taking the child to the non residential adult when the parents cannot meet each other currently.

https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/news/covid-19-coronavirus

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people

 

Bathroom Use

  • This will need to be monitored by staff, who will be required to wipe down surfaces after each use.

 

Kitchen Use

  • Use of the kitchen and all of its facilities and utensils are not permitted at all during this period

  • All snacks/lunches any food in general will need to be prepared and ready to eat

  • Plates, cups, utensils will need to be brought in from home or disposable

  • All clients are required to take away all rubbish with them

 

Garden Use

  • CGC garden is now fully open as per UK parks families are asked to maintain their distance from others while accessing the garden.

  • CGC request no more than 6 families at one time. 

  • All families are to remain in their contact room only during the session if not using the park area.

 

Photos

  • Will be taken in centre on our devices, unless advised otherwise

Schedules and persons within the centres

Your schedule may change in time slightly to accommodate a staggered arrival system please email the office to clarify if your schedule has been impacted.

CAFCASS UPDATE FOR CLIENTS LINKED TO

CAFCASShttps://www.cafcass.gov.uk/grown-ups/parents-and-carers/covid-19-guidance-for-children-and-families/