|In response to the increase in number of COVID-19 cases in New South Wales, Aged Care providers have been advised to exclude visitors.
At the time of writing, the directions stated:
Until at least 11.59pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020:
NSW public orders and guidance from the Chief Health Officer must be followed and applied across the state at this point in time. This means that the current NSW Health advice supersedes national guidance in the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Escalation Tiers and Aged Care Provider Responses.
Support for residents
Where visit restrictions are in place, as they are currently across NSW, arrangements should be put in place for residents and their families to regularly communicate. If residents are not able to get together with their loved ones during the festive season providers can:
Further information and advice
‘Department of Health
If you are a Resident Representative, Resident or Primary Contact – Moran will communicate with you direct via email, telephone, sms or CareApp. If you have any concerns please speak with the General Manager of your Moran Home.