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Windgap is committed to the health and safety of all our employees, participants and families.

We are closely following recommendations made by the NSW Department of Health and are adopting strategies to manage the pandemic in line with the Government’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Plan.

As situations are rapidly evolving, any news or information received from these trusted sources will be updated and redistributed regularly.

As always, Windgap is committed to open communication and will continue to keep you informed with further updates as they come to hand.

We ask that everyone remain calm and support each other during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

Our reception and email is monitored closely during business hours:

Phone(02) 8337 3600

Emailinfo@windgap.org.au

Windgap News – 8 October 2021

 

Programs and Supported Employment to Re-Open!

We are pleased to announce that Windgap’s Programs and our Supported Employment, will recommence from next week.

This announcement is in line with NSW Health and the Governments Roadmap to Recovery, where people who are fully vaccinated can enjoy greater freedoms.

 

KEY DATES:

> Supported Employment (ADE, Growability & SLES) – Opening Monday, 11 October. 

> Day Programs – Opening Tuesday, 12 October.

Please note: These freedoms only apply to those who have received 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated.

Under the Governments Roadmap to Recovery rules, if your loved one is not yet fully vaccinated, we cannot allow a return to programs or employment at Windgap at this time. 

Anyone with a medical Contraindication form (medical exemption for having the COVID vaccination) is required to provide a copy to Windgap.

Please find more details below and our COVID-Safety plan for our Programs and Supported Employment at Windgap.

COVID-Safe at Windgap 

Windgap continues to follow the recommendations and guidance of NSW Health and remains vigilant on practices to ensure the health and safety of our participants and staff, including:

  • All staff, participants and visitors entering our sites must show proof of full vaccination. We ask that families provide their loved ones vaccination certificates to their program supervisor as soon as possible.
  • Mandatory wearing of facemasks for all staff and participants. Exemption letters must be provided for those unable to.
  • Recording all staff and participant temperatures. Anyone with a temperature of over 37.5 degrees will not be permitted to enter our sites.
  • Anyone who is unwell will be sent home and asked to seek a covid-19 test immediately.
  • Social distancing with indoor requirements of the 4 square meter rule. Small group activities will apply for all programs.
  • QR check-in remain at all sites for staff and visitors.
  • Regular cleaning, sanitising and detailed cleaning of all sites and our transport vehicles are ongoing.

Up To Date Communications

Windgap is committed to keeping participants, employees and families informed. Communications will be sent regularly to all stakeholders and this web page will be regularly reviewed and updated.

Families – please ensure we have your current contact details so we can keep you updated. This includes your mobile number and email address. Please contact our reception on (02) 8337 3600 within business hours.

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