COVID-19 information

Koorana is working hard to ensure that our community stays safe. We are working in line with all government advice and we will keep you updated with the latest information on this web page. Please see how Koorana is keeping COVID safe below. 

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Koorana Offices

In line with government advice, Koorana Belmore and Miranda offices are currently closed. 

Intervention Support and Disability Services

Koorana intervention services are still operating! Koorana is currently offering a range of flexible alternatives to families who access early intervention or therapeutic supports for their children.

Koorana Online

Koorana Online is a safe, easy and effective way of offering speech therapy, occupational therapy and specialist education in the safety and comfort of your own home via online options such as Zoom. The NDIS recognises the effectiveness of these therapies and they can be claimed under the NDIS.

Custom Designed Activity/Home Packs

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Koorana can provide home packs that have individual therapeutic activities for your child to do at home with your help. These can be tailored to suit your child’s individual interests, goals and your family circumstances. Our therapists can follow up by phone call or zoom to monitor progress, offer tips and even observe your interactions.

Face-to-face appointments

Koorana place the health and safety of our families and children first and currently do not offer face to face services in line with community health orders. Koorana closely monitors COVID-19 developments within our communities and will make a safe and considered return to face to face services as soon as it is safe to do so. 

Rescheduling appointments

If you need to reschedule your appointments, please contact us with at least 2 business days’ notice.  Under the NDIS, appointments cancelled with less than 2 business days’ notice will be fully billable, including for travel costs.

Click here for NDIS information.

Preschools

In line with government advice, our preschools remain open to support your child. All attendees and visitors to the school will be required to meet pre-screening questions and our conditions of entry.

Preschool Cleaning and Sanitising

Our preschools are cleaned thoroughly each day by professional cleaners. All shared equipment, including tables, chairs and benches cleaned before and after mealtimes. Toys, crayons and other shared items are disinfected as needed as well as at the end of each day. Sanitising wipes and cleaning equipment are available to use at any time during the day.

Supported Playgroups

In line with current government advice, all face-to-face supported playgroups have been suspended until further notice. To continue to support you, Koorana has launched a Playgroup Facebook page!

Our playgroups team are also running two playgroup sessions per day. Join us for a dose of fun filled play with our team of experts at 11am and 2pm daily. Please check our Playgroup Facebook page for our most up to date schedule or call 9750 4100.

SIBs Club

SIBs club is currently postponed, please check back regularly for further updates. If you are interested in this program please contact us on 9750 4100

Start Strong Pathways

Our Start Strong Pathways program is operating in an online/telephone capacity only. In the meantime, Koorana is offering a range of FREE online supports for families who want to learn more about parenting and early childhood development.

Start Strong Pathways are operating free online zoom playgroup with story time, songs and lots of fun activities.

Click here to find out about Koorana’s current events.

Useful links

Please see below other links with additional information and updates about COVID-19. For latest NSW Government early childhood education updates please click here.

Remember to wash your hands regularly. For hand washing guidelines click here.

COVID-19 information in your language click here.

The information on this page was last updated on September 15, 2021

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