Dear Families, Residents and Visitors



From Friday 23rd July 2021 one visitor (close family, spouse or partner) per resident at one time is allowed to visit Mater Christi by arrangement/booking.

VISITORS MUST BE LOCAL and visiting hours are between 9am and 4pm.

Please call 6658 6133 to book.

‘Partners in Care’ special visitors (spouse or partner) will be supplied lanyards in future to assist identification and entry for those with compassionate and special needs.


The Café is currently closed until further notice, hopefully re-opening soon when the local COVID risk is reduced.


We thank you for your cooperation during this time.

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

For any other enquiries please call (02) 6658 6133

SCC COVID-19 Video Updates with CEO Michael Darragh

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


Our most recent video update from SCC CEO Michael Darragh (above)

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
NSW Department of Health COVID-19 Advice for Aged Care Services

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

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. 

Do I still have to have had a flu shot?

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?

All visitors to the Grove Cafe must go to either Marian Grove or Mater Christi reception to be screened, and temperature tested prior to going to the cafe. Please note, during times of restrictions our Grove Cafe will be closed to visitors. Please check the top of the page for specific information during restrictions.

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