COVID-19 PRACTICE GUIDELINES

Updated: April 2021

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.


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 assessed 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.

PROCEDURES


  • Your Therapist will take the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment every day and, if sick, will:

    • Stay home;

    • Reschedule appointments; and

    • Call 8-1-1.

  • In addition to our regular cleaning, we will be disinfecting common touch points (eg. POS system, door handles) between clients;

  • Chairs and other items have been removed from reception area;

  • Receipts will be available by email only.

Prior to Arrival

  • You will receive a questionnaire prior to your appointment. Please complete and reschedule your appointment as directed if necessary;

  • If you have traveled outside BC in the past 14 days, please reschedule your appointment;

  • Please wear a mask to your appointment.


Upon Arrival

  • Please arrive at your appointment time and, if possible, alone;

  • Please wait outside the office door; your therapist will open the door at the time of your appointment;

  • Our sink is available for you to wash your hands;

  • Therapist will confirm the outcomes of the COVID-19 Self Assessment;

  • We will complete an informed consent together prior to treatment;

  • Disposable masks are available for your use if you require one.


Generally

  • 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.

 

It is with gratitude and respect that we are able to offer health care services on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen/Songhees people.

250.590.5511

202 - 4489 Viewmont Ave
Victoria, V8Z 5K8
Canada

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