Living with Covid
How W6 Physiotherapy is implementing the latest Covid Government guidelines into our services
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The virus can spread from an infected person’s mouth or nose in small liquid particles when they cough, sneeze, speak, sing or breathe. 1
Most people infected with the virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention. Vulnerable people and those with underlying medical conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, or cancer are at a higher risk for develop serious illness from the disease.1
W6 Physiotherapy is open to treat any patient regardless of risk level. At W6 Physiotherapy, we are following the latest government guidelines and update our practice regularly to reduce the risk to those who use our services.
Service users should be aware there will always be some risk of transmission and the decision to engage with our services would be left down to the individual. We are currently open for face-to-face visits in our clinic, we can also offer video consultations and home visits within the local area if required. Please contact us via telephone or email to discuss your requirements.
All our staff will wear appropriate PPE during the consultation as recommended by the Government. We are respecting social distancing where possible and have measures in place to ensure effective cleaning is completed. We use antiviral cleaning products to disinfect any surface that is touched by staff/clients in between appointments, ensure there is adequate ventilation and continue good hand hygiene practice.
To reduce risk of transmission, we ask for you not enter the clinic if within the last 10 days, you are experiencing any of the below:
- a new continuous cough
- a high temperature > or= 37.8 C
- a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)
- a positive COVID test (PCR or lateral flow)
- or still awaiting a test result
We are happy to reschedule your appointment as necessary. You will not be subject to cancellation fees due to covid symptoms/self-isolation.
1 Information taken from World Health Organization website