This is the clinic protocol Please see Bookings page for details on video/telephone screening.
Patient: PLEASE observe the following guidelines in the interest of safety to all.
Arrive at the time of your appointment.
Observe 2m social distancing from other practitioners/patients.
Come straight from home: please have a shower and put on freshly laundered clothes for the appointment. (Lake is in the "moderate risk category", so please don't come via shopping or work).
Ensure you're wearing a mask before entering the building
Ideally wear a tee-shirt and jogging bottoms that can be worn during treatment.
Bring clean socks to put on when shoes taken off (on top of any socks you might be wearing), & a small bag to take them home in (as the clinic has carpet).
Bring a freshly laundered towel for your dignity, should undressing be necessary.
Wash hands /or use sanitiser on arrival.
AVOID using the toilet, (if you have to use it Lake will have to stop & clean it if other users are in the building).
Thank you for your consideration for Lake (your osteopath) and other clinic visitors/practitioners.
Environment: Between each patient Lake will
Leave a 20-30 min gap for cleaning & room aeration
Clean all surfaces in the room, obviously including couch, desk, chairs
Wipe any coverings on clinic pillows
Replace couch paper
Clean benches/chairs on landing
Wipe Door handles, including clinic room door, outside door, loo door & stair banisters
Wipe all pens
Osteopath PPE :
New Apron for each patient
New pair of gloves for each patient
Safety glasses, cleaned between patients
Wearing KN95 Mask cleaned per session, filters changed daily
You're strongly advised not to attend if you're in the 'at risk' group i.e.
- Pregnant or BMI over 35
- Over 70
- Have a long-term health condition e.g. severe asthma, diabetes
- Have a weakened immune system
Is a member of your household in a high-risk category i.e. shielded as considered extremely clinically vulnerable?COVID19 Screen -
In the last 7 days - have you started to get a new persistent cough?
In the last 7 days - have you started to get a temperature or fever?
In the last 7 days - have you started to notice you can't smell or taste things properly?
In the last 14 days - have you been abroad?
In the last 14 days - has a member of your household had symptoms of COVID19?
In the last 14 days - Have you been in contact with someone with suspected/confirmed COVID-19? In the last 14 days - Have you been at a pub / beach / protest / rave with lots of people within 2M without a mask?
Consent to receive osteopathic care
This document was read & explained to me, before attending
I understand that there is a risk of transmission of Coronavirus (COVID19) as a result of attending the clinic, for a face-to-face appointment.
I have had the chance to ask all the questions I wish to at this time.
You will be asked to sign and date this for medical records.