Pediatric Therapy and Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In our service based field, we are in close contact with the children who are the beneficiaries and consumers of our services. At Momentum, we continue to monitor the medical social and news media discussions and analyzed how this information will impact our services.

We will have provided communication to our staff via electronic mail and clients via SeeSaw communication. Additionally, we are posting this information to help guide additional therapy practices similar to our service model as well as provide public information about providing therapy services to children with autism and other medically fragile diagnoses.

We encourage all staff to practice good hygiene practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.

  • Stay home if you are sick and advise others to do the same.
  • Always cover coughs or sneezes with a tissue or sleeve.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands and touching others.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and warm water are not available.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces (computers, keyboards, desks, etc.).

As a pediatric therapy provider, Momentum will mandate that staff members do the following:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water upon entering the clinic or a home site BEFORE working with your clients.
  2. Wash hands intermittently throughout the day (schedule once per hour).
  3. Add handwashing protocols to all clients at the beginning of their clinical day (upon entering the clinic
  4. If there are clients that have maladaptive behavior of spitting, clinicians should wear a face mask as needed
  5. Complete the Toy Cleaning Protocol with bleach wipes or bleach spray bottle at the end of each day. 
  6. Clean and wipe your workspace at the end of the day including computer and keyboards
  7. Use hand sanitizer throughout the day including transitions between clients.
  8. Clients should be prompted to sanitize hands as they transition between clinicians.

In Partnership and Momentum,

Landria Seals Green, CEO

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