CHHCP COVID-19 Protocols
COVID-19 is not visible to the natural eyes, each day someone has died from this devastating virus. COVID-19 cares about no one. Our team at Clarke’s Helping Hand Care Providers is committed to following guidelines and best practices from both the Ministry of Health in Barbados and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Our team is committed to meeting these protocols, and maintaining safe surroundings, and decreasing any possibilities of exposure to residents and our team. Our seniors and those with underlining medical conditions are said to be high risk according to the CDC; for serious illness from COVID-19. And our health is vital, and we have your loved one’s best interest at heart; due to this deadly virus, and its variant. We have executed the following policies and measures to protect and prevent the spread of COVID–19 while caring for your loved ones in their own homes.
CHHCP Screening Protocol and practices for our employees (Nannies, Caregivers, and Housekeepers) before each shift starts.
- Our employees are to change their clothes (worn on the road) before they start working with residents.
- They are to wear their facemask at all times; sanitization and the washing of hands are to be done frequently.
- Both residents and career temperature MUST be done upon arrival and at the END of each shift.
- Employees who are coughing repeatedly, fever of 100.4° F (38° C) or higher, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle pain, loss of taste or smell, body aches, and sore throat are prohibited to work.
- Employees who have travelled outside of Barbados in the last 14 days MUST show a negative COVID-19 test result before reporting back to work
- If any of our employees have come in contact with someone suspected, or who has been tested positive for COVID-19, are prohibited to work with any of our residents until he/she has self-quarantine at their home following local COVID-19 guidelines, and has taken a COVID-19 test with a negative result.
Additionally, in the case of any of our employees TESTED POSITIVE, our team will ensure our residents have someone else to cover each shift.
CHHCP also provides employees with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as, (if needed).
Both residents and our employee’s safety are our number one priority.