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Right at Home welcomes World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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Health and safety in the workplace is a basic human right, and we at Right at Home Australia couldn’t agree more.

OSH 2021 Blog

Wednesday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers' Memorial Day. The day provides an opportunity to reflect on how to prevent work-related occupational diseases, deaths, injuries, and illnesses. It is also a day to remember those that have died from a work-related injury or illness particularly in the health industry context, COVID-19.

In the face of COVID-19, the International Labor Organization headquartered in Geneva, has this year called for businesses to invest in resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) systems with an emphasis on anticipation, preparedness and response to crises. 

As Australia's leading provider of quality home care, Right at Home's response to COVID-19, is to prioritise the health and wellbeing of our caregivers, clients and community.

Right at Home continues to monitor and follow guidelines set by the Federal Department of Health, the World Health Organisation and local and state health agencies in the delivery of homecare during the Coronavirus crisis.

We have put stringent COVID-19 health and safety measures in place to help protect our staff and clients. Right at Home is in constant communication with health authorities and performs regular check-ins with staff to ensure that they are aware of the latest policies and requirements to maintain the health of our clients and safety for themselves.  Read more about our COVID-19 protocols on our website.

We have witnessed the incredible sacrifice that health care workers have made globally since the pandemic’s inception. It is difficult to articulate our thanks in the face of such adversity.

However, we offer our humble appreciation and gratitude to our authorities and front-line workers for keeping us healthy and safe.

Keep up to date with COVID 19 information on the following links:

Australian Government Department of Health

Victorian Health and Human Services

NSW Health

Queensland Health

ACT Health

WA Department of Health

Tasmanian Department of Health

Northern Territory Department of Health

SA Health

Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care, and assistance to seniors (elderly and aged care), and any adult who needs our care and support at home including adults living with a disability who want to continue to live independently and those who want to age in their home. Right at Home is your local expert for issues related to caring for and supporting your loved ones and is dedicated to keeping you informed about home care. With no admin or subscription fees Right at Home allows you to get more care from your package or budget.

Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and offers flexible in-home care services such as nursing care, after hospital care, post-operative care, respite caredementia and Alzheimer's care. Right at Home also offers assistance with daily living and personal care such as grooming, hygiene, transport, shopping, meal prep, domestic services and social support, so your loved one can enjoy a more independent, vibrant life. Our nurses, caregivers and support workers are screened, highly trained, and insured prior to entering your home so you can trust us with the caregiving while you focus on your loved one.

To find out more, please give us a call on 1300 363 802 or visit our website.

Right at Home Offices in Australia: Sydney Lower North Shore; Sydney Upper North Shore; Sydney Central and Eastern Suburbs; Sydney Northern Beaches; Sydney North West; Sydney The Hills; Padstow St George; Macarthur Penrith; Newcastle; Hunter & Port Stephens; Southern NSW; Toowoomba- Darling Downs; Sunshine Coast and Gympie; Mackay; Central Queensland; Townsville; Far North Queensland; Gold Coast South; Gold Coast North; Northern Rivers; Brisbane Bayside; Brisbane South; Brisbane North; Brisbane West; Perth Midland; Perth Northern Suburbs; Perth West Coast: Kalgoorlie Wheatbelt; Moreton Bay Region; Sydney Inner West; Sydney Ryde

 

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