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The Foundation Clinic : Message to our clients and supporters

Monday, 16 March 2020

The Foundation Clinic remains open to support the individuals and families that rely on us. We are taking all necessary precautions to support our inpatients, outpatients and family members.

We will be maintaining control sheets (recording individuals’ information if we need to contact them) for clients, staff and visitors to the clinic.

We will be monitoring temperatures and being vigilant for any signs or symptoms that may require medical attention or testing. We have a consultant general practitioner and 24-hour nursing staff to support our efforts.

Our staff and clients have been well briefed on the hygiene protocols and will be updated around signs and symptoms, and pertinent information as it becomes available. All out clients and staffs’ movements are being recorded and their temperatures taken at regular intervals during the days.

For the time being smaller meetings and support groups will continue to run at the clinic. David Collins has set up a Zoom account for online meetings and here are the ZOOM details for these daily meetings and support groups being run on the Pocket Rehab Coaching Network. As we wish to continue to support the recovery community during this time.

We advise that you only use reliable news sources and recommend that if you have any questions you contact this number: 0800029999 which is the 24-hour NCID hotline.

Please use this hotline if you display any signs of the virus, don’t go to your Doctor and infect him/her and everybody in the waiting room. By calling the hotline, you can get the correct information about testing and treatment protocols. Share this number with everyone you know.

There is also a WhatsApp information group set up by the department of health, which is NOT a chat group, but a source of reliable information. If you would to join the WhatsApp group set up by the DOH, please use this number and type “Hi” – they’ll send you the information you need: +27 60 012 3456.

We ask that individuals be mindful of personal hygiene, washing hands and taking care. PLEASE don’t panic, but remain clam and if you have any questions, please contact the number above.

Other reliable new sources include:
https://sacoronavirus.co.za
https://twitter.com/HealthZA

The Foundation Clinic is the industry leader in professional, compassionate care practising Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Coaching in the treatment of substance abuse disorders.

The Foundation Clinic’s progressive and therapeutically innovative approach to substance abuse treatment and recovery is aimed at assisting individuals, families, communities and organisations.

Substance abuse treatment services available:

Medically-Assisted Detox

Inpatient Programmes

Monthly Reintegration Programme

International Treatment Programme

Outpatient Programmes

Halfway House and Sober Living

Drug Testing

The Foundation Clinic offers a FREE pre-admission assessment to determine the best treatment plan.

For more information on the programmes offered at the clinic please feel free to

CALL (010)900-3131

info@thefoundationclinic.co.za