• Resthaven Murray Bridge

    Resthaven is pleased to advise that the site is not currently restricting visitors. Primary resident contacts are notified of any exposures or outbreaks at the site. Prior to visiting, we suggest either confirming visiting arrangements with the primary resident contact or calling the site for clarification on the day to confirm. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

    Resthaven has been notified that several residents at Resthaven Murray Bridge have tested positive for COVID-19.

    Unfortunately, the site is now considered an outbreak site.

    As a result, we have initiated our COVID-19 outbreak management plan. To keep our community informed, we will maintain regular communication via text message.

    Visiting is limited to those known as Partners in Care and named visitors. Prior to visiting, we suggest either confirming visiting arrangements with the primary contact or calling the site for clarification.

    Residents in areas that are not affected by the outbreak continue to be free to move about the site, enjoying both the indoor and outdoor areas, and practicing COVID-19 friendly behaviours such as physical distancing and hand hygiene.

    Whilst South Australia continues to have a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, please ensure you sign in using the QR code and electronic visitor management system on entry via the main doors, and allow time for this process.

    If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, are unvaccinated for COVID-19 or are deemed a close contact of a positive case, you are not permitted to enter.

    We continue to liaise with SA Health and the Australian Department of Health and will update the website with the latest information as soon as possible.

    Resthaven is pleased to advise that the site is not currently restricting visitors. Primary resident contacts are notified of any exposures or outbreaks at the site. Prior to visiting, we suggest either confirming visiting arrangements with the primary resident contact or calling the site for clarification on the day to confirm. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

    We are pleased to announce that, effective Friday 11 March, normal visiting arrangements have been reinstated at all Resthaven residential aged care homes.

    Residents are free to move around the site. Due to the high numbers of community transmission of COVID-19 in South Australia, the interim visiting arrangements will remain in place at this time.

    Visiting

    Monday to Friday: 10am until 12 noon, and 2pm until 4pm.

    Weekends and public holidays: 1pm until 5pm.

    Whilst South Australia continues to have a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, visiting hours and times will be restricted to one visit by a maximum of two people, per resident, per day.

    Please ensure you sign in using the QR code and electronic visitor management system. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or are deemed a close contact of a positive case, you are not permitted to enter. Please also be aware that all visitors to an aged care facility are now required to have a COVID-19 Booster Vaccination when eligible.

    Whilst there is significantly high numbers of COVID-19 transmission in South Australia, SA Government and SA Health are asking people to limit unnecessary time in the community. In the interest of keeping our vulnerable community safe, we support this approach and strongly discourage all residents from leaving the site.

    We are very pleased to advise that the COVID-19 exposure declaration for this site has been resolved.

    Due to the high numbers of community transmission of COVID-19 in South Australia, the interim visiting arrangements will remain in place at this time.

    We are very pleased to advise all residents tested have now returned negative results and the COVID-19 outbreak is declared resolved. Residents are now free to move about the site, and have visitors.

    Unfortunately, Resthaven has been notified that a staff member has tested positive to COVID-19, and under the SA Health guidelines, the site is now considered a COVID-19 Exposure Site. Some residents are being tested as a precautionary measure. The primary contact for each resident will receive regular communication via text message.

    Due to the high numbers of community transmission of COVID-19 in South Australia, the interim visiting arrangements will remain in place at this time.

    We are pleased to advise that those residents in areas not affected by the outbreak are now free to move about the site, enjoying both the indoor and outdoor areas, and to receive visitors who meet all existing entry requirements. Everyone is to be vigilant in practicing COVID-19 friendly behaviours, such as maintaining physical distance and practicing good hand hygiene.

    Unfortunately, those residents in affected areas are unable to receive visitors or leave that area.

    We have provided the details of the affected areas to primary contacts by SMS. Prior to visiting, we suggest either confirming visiting arrangements with the primary contact or calling the site for clarification.

    Unfortunately, as the site is still considered an outbreak site, residents are unable to leave the site. We are awaiting testing results before easing any further restrictions.

    We continue to liaise with SA Health and the Australian Department of Health and will update the website with the latest information as soon as possible.

    Visiting

    Monday to Friday: 10am until 12 noon, and 2pm until 4pm.

    Weekends and public holidays: 1pm until 5pm.

    Whilst South Australia continues to have a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, visiting hours and times will be restricted to one visit by a maximum of two people, per resident, per day.

    Please ensure you sign in using the QR code and electronic visitor management system. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or are deemed a close contact of a positive case, you are not permitted to enter.

    Unfortunately, Resthaven was notified that four residents have now returned a positive COVID-19 result.

    As the Resthaven COVID-19 Outbreak Management Plan was already activated, the site is in a good position to manage this outbreak. The site is now closed to general visiting as directed by SA Health. Thank you for your ongoing support.

    The primary contact for each resident will receive regular communication by SMS. Primary resident contacts are to notify other family members and friends. Where a resident is identified as a close contact, we will advise primary contacts directly, and will notify them of test results as they are made available to us.

    We ask for your support by limiting your contact with the site, in particular today, whilst staff are managing this situation.

    Resthaven has recently been notified three fully vaccinated staff members have now tested positive for COVID-19.

    As a result, we have initiated our COVID-19 outbreak management plan. Contact tracing is underway. To keep our community informed, we will maintain regular communication via text message.

    For residents in affected areas, they will be unable to receive visitors or leave that area. We have provided the details of the affected areas to primary contacts by SMS today.

    Residents in areas not affected by the outbreak continue to be free to move about the site, enjoying both the indoor and outdoor areas, and practicing COVID-19 friendly behaviours such as physical distancing and hand hygiene.

    Prior to visiting, we suggest either confirming visiting arrangements with the primary contact or calling the site for clarification.

    Unfortunately, the site is now considered an outbreak site.

    We continue to liaise with SA Health and the Australian Department of Health and will update the website with the latest information as soon as possible.

    Visiting

    Monday to Friday: 10am until 12 noon, and 2pm until 4pm.

    Weekends and public holidays: 1pm until 5pm.

    Whilst South Australia continues to have a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, visiting hours and times will be restricted to one visit by a maximum of two people, per resident, per day.

    Please ensure you sign in using the QR code and electronic visitor management system. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or are deemed a close contact of a positive case, you are not permitted to enter.

    We are pleased to advise that SA Health have updated their guidelines for Residential Aged Care sites in managing COVID-19 Outbreaks. As a result we have reviewed our current restrictions in line with this new advice.

    Residents are now free to move about the site, and we are able to recommence some visiting arrangements for visitors who meet all existing entry requirements.

    We strongly encourage residents not to leave the site, due to risk of exposure in the community, however if a resident does go out, they should wear a mask at all times, ensuring social distancing and regular use of hand sanitiser.

    Visiting

    Monday to Friday: 10am until 12 noon, and 2pm until 4pm.

    Weekends and public holidays: 1pm until 5pm.

    Whilst South Australia continues to have a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, visiting hours and times will be restricted to one visit by a maximum of two people, per resident, per day.

    Please ensure you sign in using the QR code and electronic visitor management system. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or are deemed a close contact of a positive case, you are not permitted to enter.

    On 2 January 2022, Resthaven was notified that a contracted allied health professional who was at Resthaven Murray Bridge on 29 December 2021 returned a positive COVID-19 result. Close contacts have been identified and will be tested.

    As the Resthaven COVID-19 Outbreak Management Plan was already activated, the site is in a good position to manage this outbreak. The site remains closed to visitors as directed by SA Health. Thank you for your ongoing support.

    All residents will be tested and are required to remain in their rooms with additional support at this time. Residents are being monitored regularly, with additional personal protective equipment in use.

    The primary contact for each resident will receive regular communication by SMS. Primary resident contacts are to notify other family members and friends. Where a resident is identified as a close contact, we will advise primary contacts directly, and will notify them of test results as they are made available to us.

    We ask for your support by limiting your contact with the site, in particular today, whilst staff are managing this situation.

    All Resthaven Murray Bridge staff and volunteers, and 88% of residents, are fully vaccinated, and 66% of residents have received a booster vaccine.

    We continue to liaise with SA Health and the Australian Department of Health and will update the website with information as soon as possible.

    Resthaven appreciates your understanding and support during this difficult time.

    More information is available at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDpositive

    For the latest public advice, call the SA Health Coronavirus Information line 1800 253 787

    All Resthaven residential aged care sites are currently closed to general visiting.

    The primary contacts of residents at all sites are receiving regular communication via text message and we are regularly updating this page. If you plan to visit one of our sites, please check this link first for the latest visiting information. Thank you for your understanding.