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COVID Update

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Update as of July 13 2021.

3Bridges is still open, supporting the community.

As always, our employee, volunteer and client safety is of the utmost importance. Onsite we have increased the frequency of cleaning and are encouraging all staff who are able, to work from home.

We continue to monitor and adhere to all Government COVID updates and offer PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) at all sites.

Our services are available in most cases, but we have adjusted delivery to meet NSW Government health advice. See below for any changes which may impact you:

Aged Care Services

1:1 support is only provided for essential services with all of our support workers issued  PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including masks, gloves, sanitiser etc. to ensure the safety of our team members and participants.

Our social groups have been placed on hold.

Meal delivery will be operating as usual.

Our team are making regular calls to those who have been affected by suspension of the groups to check in and maintain social connection.

 

Allied Health

Face to face visits are continuing as normal with appropriate PPE to ensure safety of all our clients and their families.

Pre-checks will take place prior to entering a clients home to ensure our clients are feeling well and are comfortable with our Allied Health team visiting.

 

Arrowsmith

Our Arrowsmith Program is continuing via online learning for the next week.

We look forward to seeing everyone again face to face (COVID pending) next semester, starting 12 July.

 

Home Modification and Maintenance

Our Home Modification and Maintenance team is operating as usual, while adhering to COVID guidelines including social distancing and room capacity requirements along with a pre-visit questionnaire to expedite the process remotely.

 

NDIS

Services are continuing as per usual with all our support workers issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including masks, gloves, sanitiser etc. to ensure the safety of our team members and the participants.

Our 1:1 support both in home and out in the community is continuing as per normal.

Participants in Aged Care facilities, Group Homes and Supported Independent Living accommodation still have support but the time reduced as per the individual facilities guidelines. If there is no face to face option available to these participants 3Bridges support staff are checking in either via phone or video call to maintain social connection and check on emotional and physical wellbeing. 3Bridges Support Coordinators are also checking in on participants.

 

Outside School Hours Care

Our vacation care programs are open. We encourage families to book in as numbers as capped as per COVID safety guidelines.

Many fun activities are planned in a COVID safe way!

 

Youth Zone

Holiday programs and drop in is now on hold but essential services are still available.

If you are struggling and in need of support, reach out through Instagram, Facebook or call the team on 1300 327 434.

 

Early Years Support Service

Volunteer home visits will be put on hold for now but Volunteers & Coordinators will still be providing emotional support via phone calls/text messages.

The EYSS office team can still private face to face visits with appropriate PPE where needed and can arrange for essential items such as nappies, formula etc to be delivered to the home.

 

Info Desk - Westfields Hurstville

The Info Desk, located at Westfields Hurstville will be closed for the duration of the lockdown. If you are in need of JP Services please check the following:

https://www.jp.nsw.gov.au/findajp

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/find-justice-peace-jp

 

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3Bridges Community Limited
3Bridges Community is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for- profits Commission

ABN: 96039601269 | ACN: 607053127 | RTO 41056 | Builders Licence No. 298633C. Our organisation has been certified by BSI to ISO 9001:2015 and NSW Disability Services Standards under certificate numbers FS537478 and 632737.

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3Bridges Community is committed to providing quality services in a professional and consistent manner that meets its customers’ requirements. 3Bridges Community prides itself on providing innovative solutions to customer service requirements. The company strives to meet customer expectations and seek to provide a high standard of service at all times which meets the relevant statutory requirements.