• COVID-19

    Visiting Arrangements at Residential Aged Care Homes


    Restrictions at Residential Aged Care Homes

    A number of restrictions for visitors to aged care homes have been lifted by the State Government. However, SA Health now recommends that both staff and visitors re-commence mask wearing while on site due to increasing COVID-19 cases both in the community and in residential aged care settings. Mask wearing is a precautionary strategy. Visitors are … Continued

    Visiting arrangements at Residential aged care homes

    Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency Management Direction updates which can occur at immediate notice. Please view the fact sheets below for more detailed information. Visiting Hours Visiting hours have been extended to between 10am and 4pm on Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December) and New Year’s day (1 January … Continued

    COVID Vaccinations for Aged Care Workers

    COVID Vaccinations for Aged Care Workers From 30 November 2021, in-home and community aged care workers must have received at least one dose of a TGA approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccination and received, or have evidence of a booking to receive, a second dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine within the interval after the … Continued

    COVID Vaccinations for Aged Care Workers

    From 17 September 2021, at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for all residential aged care workers, contractors and volunteers. At this time, it is not mandatory for Home Care Workers. Home Care Workers Although it is not mandatory for home care workers to be vaccinated, Resthaven encourages all … Continued

    Visiting arrangements at Residential aged care homes

    Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am to 4pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10am to 4pm AND 6pm to 8pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 1pm to 5pm Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency Management Direction updates which can occur at immediate notice. Changes from 28 July … Continued

    Update on current COVID-19 situation in South Australia

    Under Level 5 stay at home orders,​ South Australia entered into lockdown from 6pm 20 July evening for a period of seven days. Resthaven offers essential services and will continue to do so. Essential workers are allowed to leave home to attend work, and includes anyone who performs work in care services for people with … Continued

    Updated visiting arrangements – Residential aged care homes

    Influenza Vaccination Anyone entering a Residential Aged Care Facility must be vaccinated against 2021 seasonal influenza and have evidence of this with them as proof. (Existing exemption criteria continue to apply.) COVID-19 Immunisation As more than 70% of residents at all Resthaven aged care homes have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, visitor numbers … Continued

    Visitor Information – Residential Aged Care Homes

    Please ensure you have your flu vaccination! By 1 June 2021, all staff and visitors to a Residential Aged Care Facility must be vaccinated against 2021 seasonal influenza and have evidence with them. (Existing exemption criteria continue to apply.) Influenza Vaccination Exemption: A person who has not received the 2021 seasonal influenza vaccination because they … Continued

    Visiting Hours – Residential Aged Care Homes

    Mother’s Day, 9 May 2021, visiting hours are 10am to 4pm Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am to 4pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10am to 4pm AND 6pm to 8pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 1pm to 5pm Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency Management … Continued

    Visitor Information for upcoming public holidays

    Upcoming Public Holidays visiting hours are: Easter Good Friday 2 April                              11 am to 3 pm Easter Sunday 4 April                          11 am to 3 pm Easter Monday 5 April                          11 am to 3 pm Anzac Day 26 April       … Continued

    Visitor Information – Residential aged care homes

    Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm AND 6 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday: 1 pm to 3 pm Upcoming public holidays visiting hours are: Monday 8 March –  Adelaide Cup Day … Continued

    First COVID-19 Vaccinations

    ‘On Thursday 25 February, the first COVID-19 vaccinations for Resthaven took place at Resthaven Port Elliot,’ says Executive Manager Residential Services and Retirement Living, Tina Cooper. ‘Around 70 residents and 25 staff received the vaccination.’ ‘Residents were prioritised, with staff being offered to take up the remainder of the vaccine on hand. Many more staff … Continued

    COVID-19 Vaccination Information for our Communities

    COVID-19 Vaccinations The COVID-19 vaccination for residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities was coordinated by the Australian Government and delivered by organisations contracted to the Commonwealth Department of Health. The vaccine provided to residents through this program is the Pfizer vaccine and all Resthaven aged care homes have had vaccination clinics for residents who chose … Continued

    COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin at Resthaven

    ‘Resthaven Port Elliot and Resthaven Marion and have been advised as being two of the first South Australian COVID-19 vaccination sites,’ says Resthaven CEO, Darren Birbeck. ‘Vaccinations of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will take place at Resthaven Port Elliot this Thursday 25 February, followed by Resthaven Marion on Friday 26 February. The site communities have … Continued

    Visitor information – Residential Aged Care Homes

    Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm  AND 6 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday and Public Holidays: 1 pm to 3 pm Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency Management … Continued

    Visitor information – Residential aged care homes

    Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm  AND 6 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday and Public Holidays: 1 pm to 3 pm Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency Management … Continued

    Visitor Information-Residential Aged Care Homes

    Current visiting hours at Resthaven residential aged care homes Visiting times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm  AND 6 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday and Public Holidays: 1 pm to 3 pm Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency … Continued

    Visiting Arrangements

    Current visiting arrangements at Resthaven residential aged care homes Visiting times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm  AND 6 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday and Public Holidays: 1 pm to 3 pm Resthaven’s visiting arrangements may change in response to Emergency … Continued

    COVID-19 Update – Visiting Arrangements for Resthaven Residential Services

    Resthaven complies with government directions and guidelines in relation to visitors to residential aged care. The South Australian Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 22) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 came into effect on 9 January 2021. It provides clear direction relating to Visitors to Residential Aged Care Facilities. The Direction states that“care and support visit, … Continued

    Residential visiting hours extended for January Public Holidays

    We are pleased to announce that visiting hours for all Resthaven residential aged care homes have been extended for the upcoming January public holidays.  The visiting hours for New Years Day (1 January 2021) and Australia Day (26 January 2021) are 10am to 4pm. For all other days, the following visiting times apply for visitors to … Continued