UPDATED Visitor Restrictions from 11:59pm Thursday 15 July 2021
Following the acting premier’s announcement on the 20th of July 2021 restriction in place from 11:59pm Thursday 15 July will continue in that Visitors are not permitted into aged care or other residential facility settings, except for end-of-life and essential care and support reasons.
With Visitor restrictions in place we ask that you keep in touch with your loved ones through electronic means such as face time, phone calls, skype which can be arranged by contacting Lifestyle staff on the details below.
Visitors are not permitted into aged care or other residential facility settings, except for end-of-life and essential care and support reasons.
Restrictions on Visitors (End-of-life support):
- Two visitors at a time
- No time limits;
Definition of essential care and support reasons:
- To provide essential care or support for the residents immediate physical or emotional wellbeing, including support for people living with dementia
- As an interpreter or to provide language support
- To learn to support the patient or residents care upon discharge
Restrictions on Visitors (essential care and support reasons):
- Two visitors at one time
- No time limits
- No more than two visitors per day, excluding dependents
If you would like to discuss current visiting arrangements or have a particular request, please do not hesitate to speak with the home manager.
If you need further support, you can also contact the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) on 1800 700 600.
We will be publishing regular updates to the Drysdale Grove website found in the following link www.ochealth.com.au.
In the meantime, please stay safe and healthy.
July 22nd, 2021