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Callahan Physiotherapy

Coronavirus (COVID - 19)  Information

Given the current outbreak of Coronavirus across the world, Callahan Physiotherapy is implementing extra hygiene practices to prevent the spread of the virus throughout our community

At this point in time, the Federal and Victorian Governments are encouraging Private Physiotherapy clinics to remain open to service the community. We will remain open until further notice from the government. 

Although the Virus may not be deadly to us all, we ask that all adhere to the hygiene practices outlined below to help limit the spread of the virus to our most vulnerable community members. 

If you fit the description below. isolate yourself, reschedule your appointment and get assessed. Don't put others at risk!

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What we are doing

  • Educating all our employees on the following principles

  • Maintaining and improving our hygiene practices, including; 

    • avoiding unnecessary contact such as hand shakes 

    • using hand sanitiser in between each client​

    • wiping down beds, chairs, desks equipment, pens and clipboards with hospital grade wipes between each appointment

    • using face shields for each patient. 

    • changing towels in between each client

  • Screening for suspected cases during the booking process and on arrival

  • implementing telehealth consultations where possible to limit the number of people in the clinic. 

  • Wearing level 1 face masks (as advised by the govement of Victoria)

  • Requesting patients to wear face masks 

What you can do

  • Inform us if you fit the criteria above

  • maintain thorough hygiene practice

    • use hand sanitiser on entry and exit of our facilities, we have some available, however given the shortage of supply please bring your own where available. ​

    • bring your own pen to fill in paperwork.

    • Inform us if you have any concerns about anything.

  • Only make an appointment where necessary.

  • Consider having your appointment via telehealth

  • Wear a face mask 

  • Inform us early if you have signs or symptoms 

  • There is a sign in sheet as you enter the practice 

Resources for further information

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