COVID-19

Mobility | Dignity | Independence

5th May 2021

Given the latest cases of community transmission and updated health advice from the Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant, COVID-19 restrictions will be temporarily tightened across Greater Sydney. Please visit the NSW Health website for details.

If you have been to one of the listed venues in the NSW Health website, we request you not to visit the store as per the Health Advice. We will continue to collect the contact details for our Covid register. We thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

We continue to operate as before, with extra precautions. Masks are not mandatory while you are at our premises, however, you are encouraged to wear one if you so choose. So please visit us at your convenience.

 

29th March 2021

It is a much welcome news that there are relaxations in NSW with respect to Covid-19 restrictions. Accordingly, we have revised various requirements while you visit our store or receive our services. We will continue to collect your information for our Covid-19 register.

Travellers from Queensland

Under the public health order, if a concerns notice is issued identifying an affected area or place of high concern, certain rules and restrictions interstate travellers guidelines will apply if you are entering or have entered NSW.

For information visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates

 

1st March 2021

As per the latest health advice by NSW government, wearing of face mask is no longer required while you are in our premises. However, we will encourage if you choose to wear one. Despite the easing of rules, we exercise utmost caution and have implemented Covid normal protocols for the safety and well-being of our customers, our team and other service providers. We will continue to collect your details for our Covid-19 register as that is the most convenient method for the majority of our customers.

We would request you not to visit our premises if

Have a fever (37. 5°C or higher) or symptoms of COVID-19
Have been in Auckland, New Zealand in the last 14 days.
Have been to any of the locations on the close contact or casual contact lists at the times and dates listed for 14 days after they visited the location.
Live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
Are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period are waiting for a COVID-19 test result

4th January 2021

NSW Public Health Order. Wearing of Mask is compulsory in specified areas and accordingly we will be asking all our visitors, to the office as well as our store, to wear a mask while in our premises for the well being of our customers, staff and our community. We will continue to collect your contact details as most of our customers are not equipped with or familiar with the use of a QR Code, if when you visit our store or the office. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Fines apply for noncompliance as communicated by the Dept of Health and Police.

Our store has resumed regular trading hours and we welcome our customers to our showroom. We are a Covid-19 Compliant business and will be happy to answer any questions on this connection.

16 December 2020

In view of the current development in the Northern Beaches area of Sydney, we request all our customers who visit our store/office to kindly declare their exposure to the hotspot area for the wellbeing of our staff and our customers. We shall continue to collect your contact details and answers to the Covid questions in addition to asking your level of exposure to Northern Beaches area. Our team has no exposure to Northern Beaches area and will take all precautions for the well being of our customers and our staff. We thank you for your continued understanding and support.

November 2020

Covid Normal.  While we understand that our city and state has been managing this quite well, its not yet time to drop our guard and be careless. We therefore continue to encourage our customers to wear a mask and to practice social distancing, hand sanitising, limit the number of customers in store, etc. We ask you to kindly give us your contact details for the purpose of our Covid Register. Our customer service team at the showroom, our delivery team and our service technicians will continue to practice effective covid compliance practices. So please cooperate, as this for the benefit for us all. Thank you for your continued support.

24th July 2020

Our store continue to remain open to serve the needs of our valued customers as usual. Please feel free to visit our store, talk to our helpful Customer Service Specialists on phone or in person.

Recent developments in Victoria and NSW stresses the need for more vigilance in the implementation of social distancing, hand hygiene and more precautions to protect ourselves, our community and our front line health workers. We are taking measures in addition to those provided by the Government.

We will continue to collect your contact details, your movement in the recent days, your personal health situations etc. as the situation evolves, if you wish to seek service at our Store, through our service technicians or our delivery team. We also will insist on strict social distancing while you are at our premises. In order for us to do this effectively, we may ask you to wait for your turn to enter the showroom if we have more than a few group of patrons at the store at one time.

We request your kind cooperation and understanding. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the store Manager.

Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation and for your continued support of Comfort Discovered.

March 2020

We are Taking Action

As Assistive Technology Specialists, Comfort Discovered has been working on systems and practices to ensure the safety of customers and staff. This continued commitment has helped us to deal with the current challenge we face with Coronavirus. As a nation, and the world in general, we are currently undergoing some tough and challenging times. This makes it particularly hard for those living with a disability, with a medical situation or for an older person.  As an Assistive Technology Specialist supply company  our mission is to provide independence, dignity and mobility to those that live with physical disabilities, to facing challenges of ageing, or other medical situation that requires our assistance.  In this context, we would like to share with you the actions we are taking to protect our customers and staff from the virus.

A large focus of our efforts have been towards minimising cross-contact in the following scenarios:

• Showroom: Our showroom remain open and committed to supporting those who require equipment. Our staff will inquire as to cases of Covid-19 or flu-like symptoms and may restrict access to the showroom depending on the answer. We have decided to keep a track of all those who visit the showroom during this difficult time, and would require  contact details for record..In all cases, our staff will thoroughly clean all equipment to avoid cross-infection.

              • Our Team: We are committed to take adequate measures to guarantee the safety of out staff as well as our customers. We maintain standard procedures as recommended by the
government to ensure "stop the spread" and to maintain social distancing, in addition to practising a very stringent routine of hand hygiene, surface hygiene and equipment sanitation process.

• Trials: With precautionary measures we are still conducting Trials, however prior to the trial our team will call ahead to ask whether the customer has travelled oversees or with someone who has travelled oversees or has been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 or has any fever, cold or flu like symptoms.

• Sales & Service Staff: Our sales and service staff will comply with all local policies and procedures of our clients. They will call-ahead to inquire of cases of Coronavirus. Our service/repair technicians will still be available should your equipment break down. However our service technicians will be wearing gloves and using hand sanitizers when meeting with customers as a precautionary measure. Our technicians will call ahead to ask whether the participant/client, and anyone else present, has recently been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 or has travelled overseas or has any cold, fever or flu-like symptoms.

            • Equipment Supply Under "My Aged Care" Contract/ DVA/ NDIS: We will be carrying out similar routine, in addition to any special requirement recommended by the specific contract.

• Deliveries: We have adjusted our delivery scheduling to include an inquiry as to cases of Covid-19 or flu-like symptoms. Where this is the case, deliveries will be to the door only.

We will continue to monitor the situation and are here to assist our customers in any way we can.

An Important Request to All those who visit our showroom, store or office

For the safety of our customers and staff, and to stop the spread, we ask that you do not enter our premises if:

• You have travelled overseas in the past 14 days
• You have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19
• You are experiencing fever, breathing difficulties, fatigue, a cough or sore throat
• If you have been part of any group where there has been an incident of Covid-19
• If you do not have similar information as above about the carer/person accompanying you to our premises
• If you need any assistance please ask one of our team members.

For Corona Virus Health advice call 1800 020 080

You can shop on line 24 x7 at www.comfortdiscovered.com

 

 

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