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Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for families and visitors

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This page is a repository for earlier updates sent to residents and relatives regarding COVID-19. 

Please click here for more recent updates. 

Residential Care

Previous memorandums:

31 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Maybanke Aged Care Centre

31 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Macquarie Lodge Aged Care Centre

30 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Riverview Gardens Aged Care Centre

28 July 2020 - Update to Residents and Representatives of our NSW Aged Care Centres

24 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of James Barker House Aged Care Centre

24 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Linsell Lodge Aged Care Centre

23 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Barrington Lodge Aged Care Centre

21 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of James Barker House Aged Care Centre

21 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Montrose Aged Care Centre

17 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of our New South Wales Aged Care Centres

17 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of our Queensland Aged Care Centres

16 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Maybanke Aged Care Centre 

16 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Macquarie Lodge Aged Care Centre

16 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Weeroona Aged Care Centre

16 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Montrose Aged Care Centre

15 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of Barrington Lodge Aged Care Centre

14 July 2020 - Update to Residents and Representatives of Seaforth Gardens Aged Care Centre

10 July 2020 - Update to Residents and Representatives of Mountain View Aged Care Centre

10 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of James Barker House Aged Care Centre 

9 July 2020 - Update to Residents and Representatives of James Barker House Aged Care Centre

8 July 2020 - Letter to Residents and Representatives of our Queensland Centres

2 July 2020 - Letter to our residents and families of Montrose Aged Care Centre

1 July 2020 - Letter to our NSW Aged Care Centres re: Risk Level

1 July 2020 - Update to our staff, residents and families of James Barker House re: hotspots

30 June 2020 - Letter to our residents and families of Mountain View Aged Care Centre

25 June 2020 - Update to our residents and families of our NSW Aged Care Centres re: Melbourne

25 June 2020 - Update to our residents and families of our NSW Aged Care Centres

24 June 2020 - Letter to residents and families of Linsell Lodge Aged Care Centre

23 June 2020 - Update for residents and families of The Cairns Aged Care Centre

22 June 2020 - Update for the residents and families of our Queensland Aged Care Centres

19 June 2020 - Letter to residents and families of Barrington Lodge Aged Care Centre

18 June 2020 - Letter to residents and families of James Barker House Aged Care Centre

18 June 2020 - Letter to residents and families of Rosedurnate Aged Care Centre

18 June 2020 - Letter to residents and families of Moyne Aged Care Centre

01 June 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Seaforth Gardens Aged Care Centre - re risk level

27 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Barrington Lodge Aged Care Centre - re visitors

19 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Montrose Aged Care Centre - re visitors

18 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Weeroona Aged Care Centre - re visitors

14 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Weeroona Aged Care Centre - re visitors

11 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Macquarie Lodge Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

11 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Maybanke Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

07 May 2020 - Happy Mother's Day to our residents and their families 

05 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Barrington Lodge Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

05 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Gill Waminda Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

04 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Pacific Lodge Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

29 April 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Mountain View Aged Care Centre - re visitors

28 April 2020 - Anyone without a flu vaccination will not be permitted to enter any aged care facility in Australia on and after Friday, 1st of May 2020

27 April 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Elizabeth Jenkins Place Aged Care Centre and Pacific Lodge Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

25 April 2020 - Update for the residents and families of The Cairns Aged Care Centre - re visitors 

24 April 2020 - Update for the residents and families of The Cairns Aged Care Centre - re visitors

22 April 2020 - Urgent Level 5 restrictions applicable to the following centres:

  • Gill Waminda Aged Care Centre 
  • Macquarie Lodge Aged Care Centre 
  • Maybanke Aged Care Centre 
  • Montrose Aged Care Centre 
  • Mountain View Aged Care Centre 
  • The Cairns Aged Care Centre 

22 April 2020 - Level 4 restrictions applicable to the following QLD centres:

  • Bethesda Aged Care Centre 
  • Riverview Gardens Aged Care Centre 

22 April 2020 - Level 4 restictions applicable to the following NSW centres:

  • Bethany
  • Carpenter Court
  • Elizabeth Jenkins Place
  • James Barker House
  • Moyne
  • Pacific Lodge
  • Rosedurnate
  • Seaforth Gardens
  • Weeroona
  • Woodport

22 April 2020 - Level 4 restictions applicable to the following SA centres:

  • Linsell Lodge Aged Care Centre 

22 April 2020 - Level 4 restrictions applicable to the following TAS centres:

  • Barrington Lodge Aged Care Centre

17 April 2020 - Visits will now be limited to family of palliative care clients only

17 April 2020 - Visits will now be limited to family of palliative care clients only - video version 

16 April 2020 - VSee, a simple and secure video conferencing platform now available 

07 April 2020 - TAS

29 March 2020 - QLD

28 March 2020 - SA 

25 March 2020 - More measures to protect residents - some impact visitors to the centres

23 March 2020 - Visitors and access to essential supplies - Frequently Asked Questions 

20 March 2020 - Visitor guidelines 

18 March2020 - Social distancing and hand hygiene measures in the centres

16 March 2020 - Precautions to be taken when visiting centres 

9 March 2020 - Coronavirus precaution update

Previous videos:

Below are the video links to the online Question and Answer sessions with Residents and Representatives. 

Retirement Village

Previous memorandums:

26 June 2020 - Update for Residents Regarding a Change in Risk Level at Riverview Retirement Village

26 June 2020 - Update for Residents Regarding a Change in Risk Level in our NSW Retirement Villages

14 May 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Weeroona Retirement Village

27 April 2020 - Update for the residents and families of Warringah Place Retirement Village 

24 March 2020 - Precautional requirements and update on Question and Answer sessions

23 March 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions 

16 April 2020 - Precautionary requirements for you and your visitors 

07 April 2020 - Precautionary requirements and where to find information on The Salvation Aged Care website

20 March 2020 - Question and Answer sessions for residents and families

18 March 2020 - Social distancing and hand hygiene measures in the villages 

9 March 2020 - Coronavirus precaution update

07 April 2020 - Precautionary requirements and where to find information on The Salvation Aged Care website

Previous videos:

Below are the video links to the online Question and Answer sessions with Residents and Representatives. 

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