Return to Burwood Guidelines

COVID-19 RETURN TO COMMUNITY USE GUIDELINES for BURWOOD ASHRAM

Date: (8th October 2020)

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Physical distancing

In accordance with public health directives it is essential that to ensure Yogis maintain a physical distance of 1.5 meters from other Yogis, a limit of one person per four square meters of main hall floor space is permitted.  Those attending an event at Burwood undertake to do the following:

COVID-19 Safe Use Check List

  • Social distancing 1.5m
  • Hand washing
  • Hand sanitising
  • Due to restrictions on the use of Burwood, there would be a maximum 20 people visiting
  • Non-contact activities only

Recommendations for Yogis to keep physical distancing in check:

  • Remind Yogis of the physical distancing requirements at the beginning as well as periodically during the program, whilst actively ensuring Yogis are adequately spread out around the venue.
  • Ask Yogis to soon after the program and not to stay any longer than they need other than to attend the program, social activity can be conducted after the program off site.
  • Use the pathway access adjacent to the preschool to enter and leave the property
  • Limit number of persons utilising the kitchen and toilet areas at any one time

Hygiene
Personal hand hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting is a public health recommendation to minimise the transmission of

COVID-19. Frequent washing of hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitiser, regular cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces and items handled by multiple people will reduce transmission of the virus.

After the program please   clean/sanitise frequently touched surfaces including doorknobs, push plates, light switches, handles, taps, sinks, toilets.

Clean and sanitize any Foot Soak buckets used, clean the bathrooms and wipe down all surfaces where activities have taken place.

Please vacuum the meditation room, Hallway and sun room and   leave Burwood in a clean and hygienic condition, including any tables and chairs utilised. Please bring your own disinfectant wipes or disinfecting solutions and disposable paper towel and make available to those attending

Please encourage all Yogis to wash or utilise hand sanitiser upon their arrival and exit from Burwood, as well as periodically whilst attending the program

Health
Public health recommendations is to please advise all people to stay at home if they are unwell or display any symptoms of COVID-19.  If any Yogis planning to attend is unwell please instruct them to stay at home.

Prior to the beginning of the program, it is recommended you contact everyone who is likely to attend   to provide the following information.  Instruction to stay at home should they feel unwell, have symptoms of COVID-19, suspect they may have been infected with COVID-19 (including close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19) or been advised

Contact Tracing
Contact tracing is undertaken by public health authorities and is key in managing COVID-19 and reducing transmission of the virus throughout the community.

To support public health authorities, it is recommended that we keep a records of names and contact details using the online form for pre-registration for all the Yogis who attend each program.

If an identified local authority request Life Eternal Trust Australia will provide the contact tracing information

Respect our local community
Please do not arrange your pick up or drop off point from No 10 Clarence St as we need to ensure we maintain a low profile with our neighbours.

Please enter and exit Burwood quietly also with respect to our neighbours.