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COVID-19: implications for our practice

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Printed: 22/09/2020
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Last updated: 28/08/2020

Safe arrangements for in-person hui during Alert Level 2

Meetings such as family group conferences, hui ā-whānau and other meetings to support tamariki can be held in person during Alert Level 2 as long as certain requirements are met.

Summary of guidance

Guidance Key factors to take into account Related guidance
Holding tamariki and rangatahi related in-person meetings at Alert Level 2 (PDF 201 KB)

Meetings such as family group conferences, hui ā-whānau and other meetings to support tamariki can be held in person during Alert Level 2 as long as certain requirements are met. Remotely held meetings or meetings using a combination of in-person and remote attendance may still be appropriate at times.

If holding a family group conference in Alert Level 2, also follow the guidance for family group conferencing at Alert Level 2.

Strict infection prevention and control protocols outlined in the health and hygiene must-do’s must be followed, along with contact tracing steps as per the COVID-19 Alert Level 2 health and safety guide. This guidance and the associated checklist will assist in complying with those requirements.

If holding a hui ā-whānau, refer to the guidance on maintaining mana tamaiti, whakapapa and whanaungatanga practice through COVID-19 to ensure tikanga and cultural practices are undertaken appropriately.

Managers must approve that the arrangements for any person-to-person hui held on site addresses the health and safety of all participants.

Family group conferencing at Alert Level 2 (PDF 183 KB)

Planning tool – holding family group conferences and hui person to person safely (PDF 166 KB)

Maintaining mana tamaiti, whakapapa and whanaungatanga practice through COVID-19 (PDF 135 KB)

Health and hygiene must-do's (PDF 527 KB)

Health and safety information for staff during Alert Level 2

Working in a pandemic environment during Alert Level 2