YMYB Andover - Coronavirus policy
Following the latest guidance from the government, the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and the British Chiropractic Association (BCA). We have undertaken an extensive risk assessment to keep you safe when you visit our practice.
Below you can read about:
- Summary of our current position
- What you need to know
- What we are doing to keep you safe
Summary of our current position
Chiropractic and hypnotherapy appointments available face-to-face and virtual. Massage appointments available face-to-face.
- We have appropriate safety measures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to return to all normal chiropractic appointments.
- New patients have the option of virtual consultation first if they are shielding or vulnerable to reduce time spent in clinic.
- Online booking system resumed.
What you need to know
- We will no longer be sending out pre-screening forms to complete online.
- Wearing a facemask is now completely optional, we may ask you to wear one if we feel there is increased risk to the health of people visiting the practice.
- We no longer require your temperature on arrival.
- Hand sanitiser is available at the reception desk.
- We can now take cash or card as payment, contactless is preferrable.
What we are doing to keep you safe
- If you have had any new cough or fever in the past 7 days or have been in contact with someone who has then DO NOT ATTEND.
- All soft furnishings have been replaced with easily cleaned furniture.
- Alltouch points will be thoroughly sanitised after you leave.
- Constant ventilation is ensured through reception and treatment rooms where possible.
- PPE is disposed of professionally and used PPE is stored outside and away from the clinic.
- Signage explaining good hand washing technique is available in reception and at every sink.
If you fall into any of the following groups, please discuss with us and consider wearing a facemask to your appointment:
- Aged 70 or over (regardless of medical conditions)
- Chronic (long term) respiratory disease such as asthma, COPD, emphysema or bronchitis
- Chronic heart disease such as heart failure
- Chronic kidney disease
- Chronic liver disease such as hepatitis
- Chronic neurological disease such as MS, parkinsons or motor neurone disease
- Problems with your spleen such as sickle cell disease or have had your spleen removed
- Weakened immune system such as those with HIV, AIDS or on chemotherapy or long term steroids
- Being seriously overweight
- Being pregnant