(AS OF 11:59PM THURSDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2021):
Following the Premier’s announcement of further easing of restrictions for metro Melbourne aligned to the achievement of 70% full vaccination, effective of 11.59pm Thursday 21st October 2021, we have confirmed with Public Health that private practice allied health services will be able to resume routine care with density quotients/COVIDSafe plans in place.
What does this mean for Chiropractic & Physiotherapy?
Allied health professionals working in private or public community services, whether clinic-based or home-based will be able to resume routine care as of 11:59pm Thursday 21st October 2021.
What does this mean for Remedial Massage?
Remedial massage therapy will be able to resume routine care as of 11:59pm Thursday 21st October 2021, only if therapists are fully vaccinated and only treat fully vaccinated clients.
As always, your health and safety are our highest priority. To help keep you safe, we will be continuing our current COVIDSafe plan.
- All staff and patients will be required to check-in upon entry to the clinic via our QR code
- All massage patients must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination certificate prior to entering a treatment room
- All staff and patients are required to wear face masks at all times
- GEL IN, GEL OUT is mandatory upon entering and leaving the clinic
- All treatment tables, equipment and surfaces are disinfected after each patient pre and post-treatment
with medical-grade spot disinfectant
- Patients may be asked to wait in their cars until their appointment time – if needed
- A range of treatment options to minimise contact (if preferable for the patient)
- COVID-19 clear acrylic protective screens have been added to our reception desk
- Any staff that are experiencing any flu-like symptoms will be required to quarantine for a mandatory
14 days before returning to the clinic.
- If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or have arrived back into Australia following overseas travel,
we ask that you do not attend the clinic for 14 days, and seek medical attention prior to making a future appointment.
We will continue to monitor this situation closely and notify you of any changes to this advice.
From everyone at WCCC, we understand this is a difficult time and we look forward to your support
as we work through this together to keep our community safe.