The health and well-being of the client families and community we serve, as well as our caring team here at Napier Park Funerals, is our highest priority. We also need to be very aware of the contact we have with others and how that may affect extended family and friends, particularly the elderly. We are monitoring the situation daily through the Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA), the Health Department and WHO and have implemented safeguards based on their directions, as they have come to hand.
At this stage, while funerals are going ahead we ask that families consider ways to reduce possible exposure and spread of this virus. Public gatherings have been identified as a risk and funerals are no exception. Most importantly we must ask that anyone who is experiencing flu-like symptoms or who have recently returned from travel, especially from hot-spot countries (e.g: China, Japan, South Korea, Iran, Italy, Spain & USA) consider not attending funerals during this uncertain period. Funeral attendees will need to sign in using the QR Code or the sign-in book. We ask that all attendees use hand sanitiser when entering our chapel or function centre, and adhere to social distancing policies where possible.
We understand that this is especially difficult at a time of grief, where a hug, kiss and handshake are ways in which we show our feelings but we do know that COVID-19 spreads through close contact with an infected person, mostly face-to-face.
Please keep safe and minimise your risk of exposure.
For more information, please call us on (03) 5441 4800.