HEALTH AND SAFETY
At Parkland Denture
Reopening the denture clinic relies on all staff and patients to acknowledge and respect the AHS and College information, recommendations and directions regarding managing Covid-19 risks as integral to the safe operation of the clinic. We encourage all patients and staff to remain up-to-date on developments related to Covid-19.
We are taking all necessary, and many additional steps to maintain the highest level of mitigation and healthy environments for our patients and staff.
Here are some of the measures already implemented and others being considered for future enhancements:
Implement policy: Daily Fit for work assessments
Implement policy: Multiple Patient Screening assessments
Implement policy: Visitor/contractor screening assessments
Staggered staff entries / Staggered start/finish times
Staggered patient appointment procedures/times
Possible Extended clinic hours for staggered shifts
Possible Extended opening days for staggered shifts
Extended times planned for appointments and bookings
Usage of recommended Personal Protection Equipment for staff
Adjustments done in operatory
Procedural changes for physical distancing and coordinated safe movement of staff and patients within the clinic.
Signage additions, changes, placements, required familiarity and promotion
Updated and enhanced IPC manual, resources and supports
Updated and enhanced OH&S procedures and processes and resources
Updated and enhanced resources and supports for staff specifically for Covid-19 information, Covid-19 Self-Assessment, and Mental health supports
Enhanced tracing abilities through staff scheduling change procedure