RETURN TO PRACTICE GUIDELINES
The health and well being of our clients and staff are always the top priority at Stromma Massage Therapy. The following guidelines were created with guidance from Dr. Bonnie Henry and CMTBC. The full guidelines can be found here.
Only the aspects of the guidelines that apply to Stromma are detailed here. Please contact us with any questions.
NEW (INTERIM) GUIDELINE PRINCIPLES
These guidelines are consistent with guidance provided by BC's Provincial Health Officer, BC's Centre for Disease Control, and WorkSafeBC.
We will only permit prescreened, asymptomatic individuals - clients or RMTs - into our practice.
Risk will be assesssed at point of care which may result in a cancelled appointment.
Physical distancing (except for treatment), hand hygiene, avoidance of face touching, and frequent cleaning of all contact surface will be employed as protective measures.
CHANGES IN THE CLINIC
Your RMT will take the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment every day and, if sick, will:
Reschedule appointments; and
We have increased the time between appointments to facilitate more cleaning (so you might have odd appointment times);
The table warmer and heating pad will not be available.
In addition to our regular cleaning, we will be disinfecting common touch points between clients;
Chairs and other items have been removed from reception area;
Receipts will be available by email only.
CHANGES FOR YOU
Prior to Arrival
General public: Within 24 hours, please complete the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment. If you have any symptoms, please:
Reschedule your appointment; and
Health Care Workers: Within 24 hours, please complete the BC Health Care Worker Exposure Risk Assessment Tool. If you are:
High Risk: please reschedule your appointment;
If you have travelled outside BC in the past 14 days, please reschedule your appointment;
If you wish to use a mask and have one, please wear it to your appointment.
Please arrive at your appointment time and, if possible, alone;
Our sink is available for you to wash your hands;
RMT will confirm the outcomes of the COVID-19 Self Assessment;
We will complete an informed consent together prior to treatment;
We will discuss the use of face masks during treatment.
Avoid touching your face;
Tissues will be available in the reception and treatment rooms if you need to touch your face or use a common touch point (door handles, etc.)
You can get more information about COVID-19 at Public Health Canada.
We will continue to update this information as we learn more or if circumstances change.