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Designer First Aid Solutions 

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Health monitoring

Overview

Maintaining business as usual can be difficult in these uncertain times. To minimise the impact of COVID-19, health monitoring of staff can be beneficial or early identification of an unwell worker and potentially reduce the risk of an outbreak. The aim is to provide healthcare professionals to undertake health monitoring of staff prior to the commencement of their shift.  This service shall be provided in a confidential and private manner to reduce staff anxiety and promote positive mental health. 


All healthcare professional have undergone COVID-19 education and are up to date with the latest government and World Health Organisation expectations. Healthcare workers will include the following:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Biomedical science 
  • Final year paramedic/nursing student


As we move towards complete lockdown and isolation, some organisations are essential and require ongoing operation. DFAS health monitoring aims to minimise the risks within the workplace by implementing a series of safety barriers.


Outline

  • Risk minimisation strategies 
  • Staff education e.g. social distancing and hand hygiene 
  • Daily checks of staff prior to commencement of their shift
  • Screening questionnaire 
  • Temperature monitoring
  • Ongoing support and point of contact
  • Ability to operate 24/7
  • Containment and management of potential COVID-19 cases
  • Referral to appropriate services
  • Highly trained healthcare professionals