COVID-19 Update

 

COVID-19 Update 

 

Mask Rules – Staff and visitors of Disability Services 

 

All staff and visitors of Disability Services are now required to wear masks at all times, until further notice.

As of Thursday 6 May 2021 and until further notice the following applies:

  • There is a maximum of 2 visitors per resident, per day.
  • All visitors must wear a surgical mask.
  • Visits should take place outdoors where possible.
  • Staff and visitors will be screened prior to entering a home. 

Visitor Restrictions

 

Staff and visitors will be screened prior to entering a home. Do not enter our facilities if:

  • You feel unwell in any way,
  • You have been to any of the locations or travelled on nominated public transport routes, during the time and date indicated, in the “Self-isolate and get tested immediately if you’ve been to these locations” or “Monitor for symptoms if you’ve been to these locations” or “Public transport routes” tables at NSW Government – Latest news and updates
  • You have travelled internationally in the last 14 days,
  • You have visited any of the NSW hotspots as identified on the Australian Government website https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates,
  • You have been in contact with anyone with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19.

 Everyone is reminded of the importance of maintaining social distancing, performing regular hand hygiene, and adhering to infection control guidelines.

 

Stay Up to Date on COVID Hotspots

 

NSW Government is identifying locations where there has been confirmed cases of COVID-19 and advising if you have been to any of these on the specified dates and times to:

  • Immediately self-isolate until 14 days after you were last there.
  • Get tested even if you have no symptoms.
  • Watch for COVID-19 symptoms and get retested should any symptoms recur.
  • Even if you get a negative test, you must stay in isolation for 14 days.

You are encouraged to stay up-to-date and informed on the hotspots by visiting the following website https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates 

 

Further instructions and advices specific to residential disability care facilities can be found at  https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/disability-latest-advice.aspx

 

For information on restrictions around travelling to NSW from interstate visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules/border-restrictions.

 

Thank you for your continued support.