AUSTRALIAN  KINESIOLOGY  ASSOCIATION  INC.

COVID -19 

Information for our Victorian Kinesiology community


The Victorian Government has launched a new round of grants for eligible small to medium businesses, including employing and non-employing businesses impacted by the recent restrictions in Victoria.

The government refers to Kinesiology since the last lockdown as “Other Allied health” Code 8539 on the ANZSIC industry code list. 

To be eligible you have to have work cover insurance and charge GST. 

Click on the link below to view eligibility criteria:

https://business.vic.gov.au/grants-and-programs/circuit-breaker-business-support-package/business-costs-assistance-program


QR code requirements https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/record-keeping-contact-tracing-information-business

Health care and social assistance sector guidance https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-sector-guidance-health-care-and-social-assistance


From 11:59pm Thursday 10 June, updated restrictions will be in place for metropolitan Melbourne

Only services where face masks are worn throughout the service can resume and you must have a Covid safe plan and QR code.

Table of Restrictions from 11.59pm Thursday 10 June

11:59 pm on Thursday, 3 June 2021, if you live in metropolitan Melbourne, the circuit-breaker lockdown (announced 27 May 2021) has been extended.

Kinesiology practitioners in metropolitan Melbourne are advised to work via virtual care options.

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covidsafe-settings 

11:59 pm on Thursday, 3 June 2021 if you live in Regional Victoria, staying covid safe remains important. 

Only services where the customer can wear a face mask throughout the service can resume and you must have a Covid safe plan.


The Victorian government has announced a seven-day lockdown. The circuit-breaker lockdown will start at 11:59pm 27 May and be in place until 11:59pm on 3 June.

Kinesiology practitioners in Victoria are advised to work via virtual care options.

More information and list of Authorised Providers and Austhorised Workers who can remain open and working under circuit breaker restrictions is available via the following link https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-05/210527%20-%207%20Day%20Circuit%20Breaker%20Restrictions.pdf


From 11.59pm Wednesday 17 February 2021, Victorian's restrictions will ease and we can return to some of the previous rules, with masks remaining mandatory indoors and outdoors where you cannot practice physical distancing.

20/10/2020:  the Australian Kinesiology Association has been in contact with the DHHS and can confirm that all Victorian practitioners may resume face to face consultations as of October 19, including metropolitan Melbourne practitioners, with restrictions. The following has been ascertained from the DHHS:


To support practitioners in face to face consultations see templates below to facilitate a COVID safe plan for your business. The intention of the documents is for you to use them as a guide and to modify them according to your business needs i.e as a sole trader working in clinic. All documents below are are referenced from Damn Good Advice on Creating a COVID-19-Safe Workplace: A guide for NFP boards and managers.


ADVICE TO AKA MEMBERS

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This PDF has been developed by combining a number of credible sources to provide some guidance for clinicians, clinic and college owners and teachers.

Click the image to download the PDF for your information.


SYMPTOM DOOR NOTICE

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Inform visitors to your workplace about the symptoms of COVID-19.

Click on the image to download, print and display this notice on the door of your clinic or workplace to clearly advise when it is inappropriate to enter.


HAND WASHING PROTOCOL

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Click on the image to download, print and display this notice in your workplace bathroom to promote thorough hand washing procedures.


SOCIAL DISTANCING & KINESIOLOGY

Online Kinesiology Balance  

 Surrogate Kinesiology Balance   


Online Kinesiology Balances protocol for surrogating purposes has been relaxed in this instance to allow self-testing.

It is important that you practice within your scope and  exercise discretion.  



We thank you for your patience.  In the event this page has not addressed your questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via enquiries@aka.asn.au.  May you remain healthy, safe and centred during the ever changing circumstances related to COVID-19.


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