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Communications for Warena Centre

BaptistCare homes are responding to the developing situation on a daily basis and we are continuing to implement preventative actions to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 in our homes.

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Latest Update - 2:25pm on Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Newest Information:

  • There is no new information since the update on Tuesday, 28 June.

Visitation Information

  • The home has been declared an outbreak site.
  • All residents have recovered from COVID-19 in the home.
  • Visitation to Wattle wing has re-opened as per the visiting guidelines below.
  • Bookings are essential for all visits and must be made via the Acuity booking system, using the Acuity link provided here.
  • Residents are permitted to have two fully vaccinated visitors aged 12 years and over per day.
  • Up to 2 children under 12 years of age are permitted to visit provided they are accompanied by a fully vaccinated person.
  • Visitors may be asked to wear PPE and take a RAT before entering the home.
  • Visiting hours start from 10:00am each day.

For visitors UNDER 12 years of age:

  • Children between 3-12 years of age must wear a facemask while visiting in the home.
  • Children under 3 years of age are exempt from wearing a mask as it is considered a choking hazard.
  • BaptistCare does not have appropriately sized masks for young children. Please provide an appropriately sized facemask for your child to wear while they are onsite.
  • Please provide evidence of a negative RAT result for each visitor under 12 years of age completed at home, immediately prior to the visit.

For visitors OVER 12 years of age:

  • Visitors aged 12 years and over must have received a second dose of a COVID vaccination at least 14 days prior to their visit.
  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to get a booster vaccine if they are eligible for one and to have a negative Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) prior to each visit.
  • BaptistCare will continue to provide face masks for all visitors over the age of 12 years.

Resident Excursions

  • Residents can be taken out of the home for excursions, although we would ask that you consider the risks involved. We are strongly recommending residents stay in the home given the high case numbers in the community. Excursions from the home should only be to low-risk settings, preferably outdoors, and with good social distancing, hand hygiene and mask-wearing where possible.

COVID-19 Testing Information

  • All residents continue to be monitored for symptoms.

Thank You

We wish to thank you for your support of our team throughout the situation at Warena Centre.

Communication to Families and Visitors of Warena Centre

COVID-19 Update: Warena Centre - Friday, 24 December 2021

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Change to Communications to Exposure and Outbreak Homes - Thursday, 23 December 2021

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COVID-19 Update: Warena Centre - Wednesday, 22 December 2021

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COVID-19 Update: Warena Centre - Monday, 20 December 2021

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COVID-19 Update: Warena Centre - Friday, 17 December 2021

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