Celtic Care are committed to ensuring all appropriate steps are taken to protect the health and well-being of our care workers, customers and members of the public. We keep up to date with local and national guidelines, at all times, review & update our policies and procedures in relation to these guidelines as and when appropriate. Each location's business continuity plan is being constantly reviewed as the situation develops.
At Celtic Care all employee's conduct weekly PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests with results provided to their line managers. In addition to this, we also carry out LFD (Lateral Flow Device) tests as and when required. If any employee recieves a positive result they follow current isolation guidelines. If/When this occurs Celtic Care will prepare a list of all customers and care workers the affected individual(s) has been in contact with and they will be provided with current advice and guidelines in consideration of their PPE status while in contact as well as their current vaccination status.
We actively encourage all our care workers to be fully vaccinated not just for their own safety but for the safety of all our customers, their families and other members of our team. As of 1st of April 2022, in-line with legislation impacting all frontline care staff delivering face to face regulated activities in England, all our employees will be fully vaccinated.
All our care workers have completed training on Covid-19, Personal Protective Equipment (including doffing and donning), Infection Control as well as receiving important updates and regular reminders from their line managers. All care workers carry with them a sufficient supply of all items of PPE and are able to collect and top up their supplies during regular office hours.
When within 2 meters and carrying out personal care or domestic duties our care workers will be wearing the following;
When more than 2 meters from a customer and carrying out domestic duties our care workers will be wearing (as a minimum)
You can help to prevent the spread of any respiratory outbreak by doing the following: