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COVID-19 Update

We currently have in place a COVID 19 Outbreak Management plan and a first 24-hour response plan which details all the response instruction on how to deal and respond in the event of a positive COVID -19 case within the facility.

Updated: 20/07/2021

Under the Public Health (COVID-19 Temporary Movement and Gathering Restrictions) Order 2021 staff who live in:

  • City of Fairfield (Fairfield LGA) and Canterbury-Bankstown LGA from the 23 July 2021 are not permitted to enter an aged care facility outside of the Fairfield or the Canterbury-Bankstown LGA's unless they have been tested for COVID within the past 72 hours.
  • Greater Sydney region and work more than 50 kms outside the Greater Sydney region are not permitted from the 19 July 2021 to work unless they have had a COVID test within the preceding 7 days.
Staff must always carry evidence (an SMS text message or email from the testing organisation) that this test has been taken. Employers will need to check testing before staff are permitted to work. Until further notice the Chief Health Officer advises:
  • Facilities located in Greater Sydney (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour) must:
    • exclude all visitors, except those providing essential caring functions and end of life visits
    • ensure that all staff and essential care visitors wear a surgical mask. For reasons when masks can be removed please see Additional advice. All essential visits must be in the residents room
    • ensure that residents are provided with appropriate PPE and infection control advice if they need to leave the facility for essential purposes
    • In addition facilities located in the City of Fairfield (Fairfield LGA) and Canterbury-Bankstown LGA should consider regular COVID-19 testing every 3 days of staff who live and work in facilities in Fairfield and Canterbury-Bankstown LGA's.
  • Residents are receiving regular updates advising them of the situation regarding visitation and COVID -19 when changes occur. Visiting restriction are always very carefully based around NSW Health advise and families updated by text message whenever this advise changes. Links to : NSW Health latest advise and updates page as well as NSW Health COVID -19 advice for aged care services page are provided below.
  • If you should have any further queries regarding our action regarding COVID 19 or any concerns, please contact the facility management on 02 9597 1655 or by email at info@huntingdongardens.com.au



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