Information relating to COVID-19

Stay Safe, Stay Well

At Adventist Senior Living we take the health and wellbeing of our residents and employees seriously. This includes our management of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We would like to reassure you that we have vigorous infection control procedures in place and we are confident that these measures are helping us to keep our residents safe.
We know how important it is for our residents to have meaningful contact with their loved ones and we thank you for your patience and cooperation as we continue to strive to protect all the residents in our care and those in the community.
We appreciate how patient you have all been with the constant changing of visitor restriction guidelines.

David Knight
Chief Executive Officer
Adventist Senior Living

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  • COVID-19 VACCINATION NATIONAL ROLLOUT STRATEGY
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  • Aged care facility residents have been prioritised as part of Australia’s COVID-19 National Roll-Out Strategy, along with workers in residential aged care facilities.  Information will be provided ahead of vaccinators attending your aged care facility.  Getting a COVID-19 vaccine will help protect them. The vaccine will be safe, free and voluntary. Vaccination against COVID-19 is strongly recommended for people in residential aged care.  Learn more at https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/australias-epidemiology…
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  • VISITOR INFORMATION FOR ADVENTIST SENIOR LIVING

Adventist Senior Living works under the advice of NSW Health for visitation.  NSW Health has reviewed and updated NSW COVID-19 hotspots and areas of increased testing. 

Until further notice, if you work in, live in or have visited the following areas, you are excluded from entry or visitation to our residential aged care facilities:

 

Visitor Screening

All visitors are screened before entering our facilities.  To avoid disappointment, before you visit, please check the NSW Health website for  hotspots and COVID-19 case locations.

Unless otherwise notified, screening times for visiting hours are as below.

 

Alstonville Aged Care Facility

Monday to Thursday – 10am to 4pm

Fridays – 10am to 2pm

Weekends – 10am to 2pm as follows:

 

Saturday Sunday
8 May 2021 9 May 2021 (Mother’s Day)
  16 May 2021
22 May 2021  
  30 May 2021
5 June 2021  
  13 June 2021
19 June 2021  
  27 June 2021

Avondale House and Alton Lodge

Monday to Friday – 10am to 4pm

Weekends and Public Holidays- 1pm to 4pm on alternate weekend days as follows:

 

Avondale House and Alton Lodge

We will be open for visitor screening at Avondale House and Alton Lodge on Sunday 9 May 13.00-16.00*

*If the visitor lives on the central coast but NOT from a “specific hotpots area” they can visit with a mask  but no more than 2 at a time from central coast. Please do not visit if you are from a hotspot area as you will be refused entry.

Date Alton Lodge Avondale House
Saturday 8 May Closed 1pm – 4pm
Sunday 9 May (Mother’s Day) 1pm – 4pm* 1pm -4pm*
Saturday 15 May 1pm – 4pm Closed
Sunday 16 May Closed 1pm – 4pm
Saturday 22 May Closed 1pm – 4pm
Sunday 23 May 1pm – 4pm Closed
Saturday 29 May 1pm – 4pm Closed
Sunday 30 May Closed 1pm – 4pm

Requirement to Hand Sanitise

It is a NSW Health requirement that all visitors sanitise their hands at 3 points:

 

          • On entry to the facility
          • On entering their loved one’s room
          • When exiting the room.

Further information

To read the latest COVID-19 statistics for NSW including Heat Map of NSW hotspots by postcode, go to the Find the Facts about COVID-19 page at the NSW Government website.

The Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19 has been updated. To read the code visit the COTA for older Australians website.

Don’t forget: If you have further questions please call Adventist Senior Living on 4977 0000 or send any query to pandemicquestions@adventistseniorliving.com.au

Thank you for your co-operation as we strive to protect those we care for.

 

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