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COVID-19 INFORMATION

Dear Families, Visitors and Residents

 

As a result of increased transmissions in our local health district, NSW Health services have been placed on red alert due to COVID-19. We are taking measures to protect our residents and staff. Please call (02) 6658 6133 for more information on Mater Christi residential facility prior to visiting for the latest restrictions and requirements.

 

Mercy Kurinyepa, Director of Nursing - Sawtell Catholic Care

Please contact Marian Grove reception (02) 6653 1241 for restrictions and COVID guidelines relating to Marian Grove, The Grove Cafe and Our lady of the way Chapel.

Please review the NSW Department of Health Aged Care page for the most current updates

For any other enquiries please call (02) 6658 6133

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/aged-care.aspx

At SCC our highest priority is the safety and security of our residents and staff.

During the COVID-19 global pandemic, we endeavour to not only keep up to date with current NSW Health Aged Care sector guidelines, but to keep our families and friends informed with changes as they occur.

In the very unlikely event that COVID-19 appears in our region, we have plans in place. 

We want to reassure all families and friends that we endeavour to keep the lines of communication open, which is why we have created this page.

On this page you will find

Links to NSW Department of Health Aged Care information

Links to SCC contacts for your questions

Questions and Answers

Our SCC COVID-19 plans of action

COVID-19 Useful links

NSW Department of Health COVID-19 latest news and updates
https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates
NSW Department of Health COVID-19 Advice for Aged Care Services
https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/aged-care.aspx

Who can I contact with a question relating to COVID-19

All questions relating to COVID-19 can be asked via email directly to our CEO Michael Darragh.
Please email questions to Ask.Michael@scca.net.au

For questions specific to Mater Christi Residential please call (02) 6658 6133

For questions specific to Marian Grove Lifestyle please call (02) 6653 1241

Questions and Answers

Can I visit my loved one?

All visitors MUST see Mater Christi reception area prior to entering the facility.
No visitors from hotspot locations will be permitted into the facility.
Please check the top of this page for specific UPDATES relating to visitors.
You will be screened for illness, asked questions of recent travel, and have your temperature tested. YOU MUST WEAR THE MASK PROVIDED FOR THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF YOUR VISIT. 
ALL VISITORS MUST CHECK IN USING THE SERVICE NSW QR code PROVIDED and provide evidence of DOUBLE COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS.


Do I still have to have had a flu shot?

YES.
All visitors to Mater Christi Residential facility can not enter without evidence of a current flu shot. 
We strongly recommend no visitors onsite at Marian Grove with out a flu shot.


What about going to the cafe?

Please check in with our reception areas for latest information relating to the opening hours and restrictions around the Grove Cafe.
 

For previous updates and general information

CLICK HERE to go to our SCC NEWS BLOG page

SCC COVID-19 departmental plans of action

Our SCC COVID Clear Staff Plan