We’re COVID19 prepared. Find out more here

We’re COVID19 prepared. Find out more here

COVID19 Preparedness

At CRT Program our focus is on ensuring the health, wellbeing and safety of our clients, and our workforce that delivers the supports and services that are critical to our clients personal support, safety and wellbeing.

As some states and territories start to lift restrictions put in place during the pandemic, the risk of COVID-19 infection remains. CRT Program is committed to continue to meet our obligations while protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of the NDIS and Aged care clients we support.

We utilise the information provided in the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission pack, COVID-19 Information Pack, Information for NDIS providers and workers. Issue 1, Updated July 2020. We also commit to remain updated with current COVID-19 information by visiting the NSW information webpages.

  • The COVID-19 pandemic does not change our obligations and CRT Program commits to protect and prevent people with disability from experiencing harm arising from poor quality or unsafe supports, abuse, neglect and exploitation, or poorly managed changes to supports. We have established plans to ensure client and staff health and safety, and continuity of support and services to clients.

Key factors in place

1 Procedure to follow if COVID-19 infection is suspected in a client in a facility including a method for seeking medical assessment and diagnosis
2 Protocols to rapidly implement enhanced infection control measures
3 Ensuring adequate and appropriate care is provided to the client including their isolation from other clients and staff not directly involved in their care
4 Maintaining adequate supplies of surgical gloves, masks, gowns and hand sanitiser
5 Rapid notification for staff, families, carers, and our local Public Health Unit
6 Our team are fully vaccinated and receive regular COVID19 tests to ensure they are not infected at any time
7 We wear Personal Protective Equipment PPE and follow strict measures for contamination prevention and deep cleaning.

Quality Customer Support

You’re in safe hands. With our supportive and caring team, we guarantee that even at a time where things don’t seem as simple you can receive the support you need in a safe environment. If you think you may have COVID19 or someone close to you has we can help support you through this and ensure you receive the support and clinical care you need.

Further information and resources

• The Coronavirus (COVID-19) information webpage on the NDIS Commission website contains links to updates, training, alerts and other resources.

• Contact Us – Call: 1800 40 30 50.

Our contact centre is open 24/7, 365 days a year

• Website: www.ndiscommission.gov.au