COVID-19 update: Transitional restrictions for Activ services

COVID-19 update: Transitional restrictions for Activ services

The WA Government has announced the three-day lockdown will end at 12:01am Tuesday 27 April. However, some COVID-safe measures will remain until 12.01am Saturday 1 May.

The following updates to services will only apply if there are no cases of community transmission found, as per the WA Department of Health’s advice. If there are further cases of community transmission found during the course of the week, we will communicate changes to you as soon as possible.

As always, our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff.

Please read the post-lockdown return to work measures for Activ’s services in the Perth and Peel regions.

Activ Perth metro and Peel services

All of our services in the Perth and Peel region will begin to reopen from Tuesday 27 April, with restrictions in place for each service area, as outlined below:

Accommodation services

Accommodation services will continue to remain open with the following restrictions in place:

  • Staff will continue to wear masks at all times on site. Customers are encouraged to do so as well.
  • Visits to accommodation houses can only be on compassionate grounds.
  • Transport of customers in vehicles is permitted, provided everyone wears a mask, unless an exemption is in place.

Short term accommodation (STA) services

STA will take bookings again, starting from Tuesday 27 April 2021. All staff will be wearing masks, and the 4sqm social distancing rule applies at STA sites.

Community services

Our 1:1 community supports and group community services will recommence from Tuesday 27 April 2021.

The following restrictions apply:

  • Masks are mandatory. If you have an exemption, or do not wish to wear a mask, you will need to speak with us to discuss an alternative arrangement with you.
  • Staff and customers must wear Activ-provided masks at Activ’s community sites.
  • Social distancing and good hygiene practices will remain in place.
  • All community sites must adhere to the one person per 4sqm rule. We will closely monitor the number of people at our community sites at any one time, to ensure we adhere to this rule.
  • Transport of customers in vehicles is permitted, provided everyone wears a mask, unless an exemption is in place.
  • Customers are required to use the SafeWA app or attendance sheet when attending a community hub.

Employment services

Employment services will reopen on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

The following restrictions apply:

  • Masks are mandatory. If you have an exemption, or do not wish to wear a mask, you will need to speak with us to discuss an alternative arrangement with you.
  • Staff and supported employees must wear Activ-provided masks at Activ’s employment sites.
  • As a worksite, supported employment sites are exempt from the one person per 4sqm rule. However, existing social distancing and good hygiene practices will remain in place.
  • Transport of customers in vehicles is permitted, provided everyone wears a mask, unless an exemption is in place.
  • Supported employees are required to use the SafeWA app or attendance sheet when attending an employment site.

Activ services outside of the Perth and Peel regions

All of our services outside the Perth and Peel regions will continue as normal.

If you have any questions, please email health@activ.asn.au or phone 0429 234 917.