Setup the Quarantine System

In MiBaseNZ you can setup a quarantine for all toys that are returned after hiring.

To activate the quarantine system, you need to add the number of days that you would like the toy to be in quarantine.

To do this go to Setup -> Administration

Change the setting quarantine_days by clicking “Edit” and changing the number of days.

For a returned toy to be added to quarantine, the toy must be returned in the Return Page only.

Go to Adding a Returned Toy to Quarantine

Adding a Returned Toy to Quarantine

For a returned toy to be added to quarantine, in MiBaseNZ, the toy must be returned in the Return Page only.

Go to the Return Page and type in the toy to be returned.

When the toy is returned you will see a button on the right called “Quarantine”.

You must click this button for the toy to go into quarantine.

If multiple toys are being added to quarantine, you will need to click the “Refresh” button after each click of the “Quarantine” button.

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You will now find this toy listed in the Quarantine Page

Go to Viewing Toys in Quarantine

How to Return a Toy for Hire when Quarantine Ends

In MiBaseNZ when a toy has completed its quarantine period and has been cleaned, it is ready for hiring again.

To find out how to remove a toy from quarantine, you will need to go to Toy -> Quarantine.

quarantine

On this page, you can see a list of all the toys in quarantine and the relevant information for each toy.

The last date is when the toy will end quarantine. If the date is green, the toy has completed its quarantine period.

Once you have cleaned the toy, click the “Cleaned” button and the toy will be available for hire.

Toy in Quarantine

This toy will no longer be listed on the Quarantine page.

 

 

Viewing Toys in Quarantine

To view the list of toys in quarantine in MiBaseNZ, go to Toy -> Quarantine page

quarantine

On this page, you can see information for each toy. The last date is when the toy will end quarantine. If the date is green, the toy has finished the quarantine period. Once you have cleaned the toy, click the “Cleaned” button and the toy will be available for hire again.
Toy in Quarantine

While the toy is in quarantine it is not possible to reserve it, in fact, you will see in the calendar the days the toy is in quarantine.

Go to Reserve -> Reservation and reserve a toy that you have returned and put in quarantine.

Reservation calendar
While the toy is in quarantine, the toy’s detail page on the member’s website will list the Quarantine Ends date to show when the toy will be available again.

Quarantine date in member website

De-Activating the Quarantine System

When your toy library decides they no longer need to quarantine their toys, you can de-activate the function in one quick step.

To de-activate the MiBaseNZ quarantine function, all you need to do is remove the number of quarantine days.

To do this go to Setup -> Administration

Changing Quarantine Settings

Change the setting quarantine_days by clicking “Edit”.

 

Delete the number from the “Setting Value” box so it is blank. Click “Save”.

Editing quarantine function