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Welcome to SCC News

Dear Families, Residents and Visitors,

 

The COVID-19 outbreak around the country remains of significant concern.  In accordance with the state and federal government directives to minimise the risk of Covid-19 entering our community, we will remain vigilant.

The link below provides updated advice from NSW Department of Health.  Please regularly review this advice and share it with any family members who may wish to visit.

Advice to residential aged care facilities - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (nsw.gov.au)

 

 

  • From Monday the 11th of October, visitors must have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their visit and must present proof to staff on entry.

  • Children under the age of 12 will not be permitted to enter Mater Christi.

  • Covid Safe check-ins including Service NSW will continue.

  • Masks will still be required for all indoor areas, except when eating and drinking.

  • Two visitors per day are welcome between the hours of 9am-4pm.

  • All visits must be confined to the resident’s room or an outside area.

  • All visitors are to follow covid protocols including social distancing, handwashing and wearing a surgical face mask in Mater Christi.

  • Visits on compassionate grounds and for end of life care will continue unchanged concurrent with these orders.

  • Video conferencing or phone contact is supported by our lifestyle team for families who are unable to visit in person.

  • For family seeking to take a resident home for a small family gathering within approved guidelines, they must confirm the vaccination status of all persons expected at the family gathering.

  • Remember, if you are not feeling well, or have a family member who is unwell, please stay away.

  • If you have any cold or flu symptoms, please have a covid test and see your doctor.

 

Information on how to gain your proof of vaccination can be found here: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/vaccination/proof

 

Thank you for your vigilance, cooperation and understanding in this rapidly changing situation.  If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02 6658 613

Our Lady of the Way Chapel is currently closed until further notice. Please call Marian Grove Reception for more information.

Restrictions continue to apply for The Grove Cafe in line with current NSW Government regulations. Please call (02) 6658 6133 or (02) 6653 1241 for current information.

On this page you can read the digital version of our latest 'In Touch' 24 page resident magazine. Each issue is full of resident activities, notices and interesting stories from around Mater Christ, Marian Grove and beyond.

Below - you can view to our latest SCC blog articles - and also find a link to our COVID page with the latest insights, and information.

For our latest COVID updates please click the link below to our COVID Updates page.

For the latest health advice please go to 

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

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