With the growing concerns and precautions taking place around COVID-19, Hull Services remains committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of the young people and families we serve. During this time, one of our top priorities is to provide a safe and healthy environment for everyone at the Agency. Hull Services has an extensive plan to ensure we remain responsive to the needs of the people we provide services for, while assuring the health and safety of our staff.
To support the importance of physical distancing, we have limited the number of non-essential group meetings, training, events and tours. We are using remote technologies to replace many of our regular face-to-face meetings, and immunocompromised staff who are able to perform their duties remotely are working from home. Additionally, we are continuing to implement extra sanitation processes to ensure our environments are clean and safe.
AHS has implemented protocols and measures for congregate care facilities, and Hull Services is taking all necessary steps to meet the requirements issued by the government.
To continue to maintain a healthy and safe environment at Hull, we have implemented thorough protocols for visitation and community outings in campus-based and community programs. In-person visits within programs by non-staff are by exception only and must follow proper physical distancing and hygiene protocols. When possible, we are holding in-person visits outdoors or replacing in-person visits with virtual visits via technology platforms.
The situation with regard to COVID-19 continues to change rapidly, and Hull Services is committed to responding to public health recommendations.
While we recognize that this is a difficult time in the Alberta economy, most recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the necessary cancellation of several of our upcoming fundraising events has resulted in a significant loss of revenue, which is critical to the care of the young people and families we serve. Funds raised at these events are vital, as they are often the only source of funding available to support many of Hull’s services and initiatives such as:Learn more