I’m pleased to inform you the outbreak at our Seaton Aged Care home has now been declared over and consequently Seaton will not be featured in future Covid updates. Thank you to the entire Seaton Aged Care community for your support through this period.
In further good news, Level 2 at West Lakes Aged Care will reopen to visitors on Sunday. Families and friends are reminded they must book a visit and abide by the visitor restrictions currently in place, as follows:
- A limit of two visitors per day, with a single visit of up to one hour.
- All visits must:
- Be pre-booked with your home’s reception via phone or email between 8.30am and 4pm weekdays;
- Take place between 10am and 4pm daily, or 6pm to 8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Occur in the resident’s room or an outdoor area.
Families and friends who are part of our Partners in Care initiative are able to continue providing support to residents who are in isolation due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please contact your home directly to discuss the details of your care visit.
Please find below our latest Covid-19 update for Seaton, West Lakes, Hawksbury Gardens, Wesley House and Westminster Village Aged Care.
UNITINGSA WEST LAKES AGED CARE
Positive case/s: Nine
Exposure details: Four Covid-positive residents on Level 2 have now been cleared. There are two COVIDpositive residents on Level 1, six on Level 2, and one on Level 3.
Site Status: Level 2 will be open from this Sunday following the clearance of all residents. Level 3 and Level 1 remain open. All Covid-positive residents are isolating in their room.
Testing: PCR testing was undertaken yesterday and the majority of results have returned negative. A small number of results are pending. PCR testing will be undertaken for all floors tomorrow.
HAWKSBURY GARDENS AGED CARE
Positive case/s: 12
Exposure details: There are nine Covid-positive residents in the Light wing, and three positive residents in Bingham.
Site status: Light wing remains closed to visitors until further notice. Both residents in Bingham wing are isolating in their room. The rest of Hawksbury Gardens Aged Care remains open.
Testing: The last round of PCR testing on Wednesday detected one positive case in Bingham wing. Residents in Light, Bingham and Burton wings will undergo PCR testing today.
WESLEY HOUSE AGED CARE
Positive case/s: Seven
Exposure details: Two residents in Jervois wing have been cleared. There are now six positive residents in Jervois wing, and one positive resident in Falie wing.
Site status: Jervois wing remains closed. The Falie wing resident is isolating in their room. The rest of Wesley House Aged Care is open to visitors.
Testing: There were no cases detected through the last round of PCR testing undertaken on Wednesday. PCR testing will be undertaken for Jervois and Falie wing residents today.
SEATON AGED CARE
There are no further cases to report. Seaton Aged Care is now open and the outbreak is declared over.
WESTMINSTER VILLAGE AGED CARE
Positive case/s: 10
Exposure details: There is one Covid-positive resident in West Beach wing, seven in Semaphore wing, and two in Tennyson.
Site status: Semaphore wing remains closed. The rest of the Westminster Village Aged Care is open. All Covid-positive residents are isolating in their rooms.
Testing: There have been no further cases detected since the last round of PCR testing on Tuesday. PCR testing will be undertaken for all residents today.
If you have any questions please speak to a member of your care team.
Contact details for all of our Aged Care homes can be found on our Contact page.
I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your cooperation as we continue to manage Covid-19 outbreaks in our homes. Your support and cooperation is greatly appreciated.