Looking after the people in our care

Restrictions are in place to look after the people in our care. Our robust health and safety measures ensures we continue to perform safely while providing optimal care to all our patients.

The safety and wellbeing of our clients, visitors, staff, medical specialists, and contractors is always our utmost priority.  We have always had very thorough cleaning, hygiene and health and safety processes in our facilities. We have dedicated infection prevention and health and safety experts advising and monitoring our practices. We’ve also put in place even more cleaning and sanitising, focusing on high touch surfaces, and we have hand sanitisers installed throughout the hospital for our staff, clients, and visitors.

We’re following the Ministry of Health’s guidelines around handwashing, cough etiquette, social distancing, and hygiene practices. If you are unwell, please do not enter the facility. Contact your GP.

Policies that keep us safe

We want to assure all people in our care that we have extensive policies, procedures, and measures in place to keep us all safe whilst reducing the likelihood of Covid transmission within our facilities.

Evolution provides a rapid antigen tests for testing where applicable.

Should a client in our care become symptomatic, or test positive for Covid, we have procedures in place to support and isolate that client.

We are committed to ensuring you can continue to access our exceptional healthcare during this time.

To reduce the risk of Covid-19 we ask all people to follow the rules below:

When entering our facilities please

  • Always wear a surgical mask
  • Where possible please maintain physical distancing of at least 1 metre
  • Maintain vigilant hand washing and hygiene practices
  • If you’re unwell do not enter our facilities. Follow Ministry of Health guidelines and contact your GP
  • Thank you for helping us to keep our staff, patients, and the people you love safe.

More information:
Ministry of Health NZ
Regional Public Health
Safe Travel (travel advice)
Healthline: Dedicated number for health-related calls about Coronavirus 0800 358 5453