In a statement released by Medequip, the CES firm explained how its priority is the protection of employees, their families, service users and visitors throughout this time.
The statement reads: “Medequip Assistive Technology is a responsible organisation with a clear commitment to employee safety, and is following guidance from the World Health Organisation, the NHS and other informed government bodies to mitigate risk during the current public health crisis.
“During these challenging times, measures to ensure the protection of our employees and their families, our service users and our visitors are at the heart of everything we do.”
It goes on: “Our dedicated COVID-19 Coordination Group has met daily since the beginning of March, bringing together the expertise and commitment of our directors and senior managers.
“This group focuses on effective business continuity planning, including liaison with suppliers to maintain the supply of medical equipment into our warehouses, enhanced infection control prevention measures and detailed operational planning designed to minimise the impact of COVID-19 on our teams and our service users across the country.”
Concluding: “We continue to adopt a measured and informed approach to ensuring the safety of all who work with and come into contact with our organisation as we go about our daily business, providing equipment and support to the more vulnerable members of our society.”