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COVID-19 News and Updates

Updated: 20 July 2021

  • Victoria's lockdown will be extended for seven days until 11.59pm on Tuesday, July 27.
  • More information about the current restrictions can be found at COVIDSafe Settings click here

Victorian Travel Permit System

Face Masks

  • Face masks as a minimum, are mandatory for all health care workers.

PPE requirements for staff undertaking vaccinations

  • Staff undertaking vaccinations should undertake hand hygiene and wear gloves, eye protection and a P2/N95 face filtering respirator. A risk assessment should be undertaken to determine if a further PPE is required. 

Visitor Restrictions

  • Patients/residents restricted to two visitors at one time, with no more than two visitors per day, for permitted purposes only.(unless for end-of-life reasons, where there is no limit on number of visits per day, but two visitors at one time rule applies).

Elective surgery

  • Day surgery at Bright will go ahead on Wednesday 21 July.

Community

Home Care services for the period 20 - 27 July 21 

  • Domestic Assistance – Cancelled  (Where Clients receive a linen change as part of their DA service we will try and provide this service)
  • Personal Care - as Scheduled
  • Respite- In home respite only
  • Shopping – Unassisted shopping only
  • Community Transport – Medical Appointments only
  • Meals on Wheels (MOW) – As scheduled
  • Activity Group - Cancelled

Early Intervention

  • Group programs are cancelled
  • One on one clinical appointments can still take place with mask wearing and social distancing in place.

Alpine Institute

  • Remote learning in place.
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