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Updates:

20 January 2021: COVID-19 vaccine information released by SA Health.

 

17 January 2021: Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to continuing COVID-19 requirements when visiting an aged care facility.

 

13 December 2020: Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to the lifting of visiting restrictions at aged care facilities.

 

3 December 2020: Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No. 17) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on 14 December 2020. The Direction outlines restrictions which impact staff requirements at residential aged care facilities, along with visitation rights to these facilities.

 

20 November 2020: Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to the lifting of lockdown restrictions at aged care facilities.

 

18 November 2020:

Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to the lockdown of aged care facilities across the State.

Fact Sheet to help visitors to residential aged care facilities to understand how they can keep in contact with family and friends during the increased visiting restrictions across South Australia.

 

17 November 2020Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to the updated Emergency Management Directions.

 

16 November 2020:

Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to recent COVID clusters across the State.

Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 13) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on 16 November 2020. The Direction outlines restrictions which impact staff requirements at residential aged care facilities, along with visitation rights to these facilities

 

24 September 2020: Fact Sheet to help visitors to residential aged care facilities to understand the restrictions and how they can still keep in touch with their family and friends. 

 

23 September 2020: Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 9) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on 24 September 2020 and revokes the Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 8) (COVID-19) Direction 2020.  The Direction outlines restrictions which impact a resident’s ability to leave residential aged care facilities, along with visitation rights to these facilities.

 

16 September 2020: Visitor Handout describing infection control practices that apply when visiting family at Saint Hilarion Aged Care.

 

16 August 2020: Letter to Residents and Relatives in relation to the requirement to implement an emergency plan for aged care facilities.

 

23 July 2020: An Industry Code for Aged Care came into effect on 23 July 2020 to provide an agreed industry approach to ensure aged care residents are provided the opportunity to receive visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, while minimising the risk of its introduction to, or spread within, a residential care home.