COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Empress Support Services continues to provide support to NDIS participants and has added extra services to support and assist you during this period.
- Increased cleaning and sanitising practices will continue regularly.
- All our support workers are vaccinated.
For further information, please contact us.
Tips To Keep Yourself Safe & Healthy –
- Maintain a healthy, balanced diet; increase fresh fruit and vegetables intake
- Increase intake of Vitamin C
- Increase Vitamin D — go outdoors to get some sunshine when you can or Vitamin D in tablet form
- Remember the importance of hygiene! Regular washing of hands, showering, use of alcohol based-sanitiser
- Social distancing — keeping a 1.5m distance between others at all times will reduce the spread of the virus
- Read information about the virus from credible sources. Do not focus on Social Media or 24 hour news channels. The Department of Health and Australian Government release regular updates.
- Stay active if possible. Go for walks in open spaces, follow a light exercise program at home
- Practice humming. This not only opens and vibrates your lungs, but can also cheer you up as well
For Empress Support Services Staff
As Direct Support Staff, Empress Support Services employees are qualified for the Phase 1A COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Vaccination is highly encouraged, but not required. We are happy to offer any necessary documentation requested if you decide to pursue the vaccination.
For Families And Individuals Served
Beginning March 15, 2021, individuals with developmental or other severe high-risk disabilities will be eligible for vaccination. A special thank you to all the self-advocates, family advocates, and community members who urged making people with developmental and other disabilities a vaccine priority.
Get In Touch
Empress Support Services is committed to providing you with the best service possible. We welcome you to contact us with any questions, concerns or comments you may have.