IRT'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Due to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have implemented visitor restrictions at all our residential aged care centres. Read More

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IRT’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 – UPDATE

Care Services Industry
21 June 2021

Important reminder

It is a direction of the State Chief Health Officers that you cannot visit your loved one’s aged care centre if you have been to any local, interstate or overseas case locations, hotspots or areas of geographical risk as identified by NSW Health, ACT Health and Queensland Health.

Please check the websites regularly for updated information before you visit, and before you take your loved one on an outing.

All IRT Aged Care Centres

Visiting arrangements

Some restrictions and conditions apply at some of IRT’s Aged Care Centres.

IRT conditions of visiting

Details of visiting including the requirement to complete a wellness check can be found here.

It is a direction of the State Chief Health Officers that you cannot visit your loved one’s aged care centre if you have been to any local, interstate or overseas case locations, hotspots or areas of geographical risk as identified by NSW Health, ACT Health and Queensland Health.

More information on the NSW Public Health directions can be found here, the ACT Public Health directions can be found here, and the Qld Public Health directions can be found here.

Resident outings

Please check NSW Health, ACT Health and Qld Health to ensure you aren’t planning to take your loved one to an identified case location, hotspot or geographical area of risk.

Residents may leave the aged care centre to visit community locations such as shops and cafes, attend medical appointments, or join a gathering with numbers in accordance with Public Health Orders.

Residents may join a gathering if there will be no person at the gathering who in the last 14 days has been:

  • to, or is living in, an area of increased testing or area of concern as identified by state and territory health departments
  • a close contact of a person confirmed with COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • living in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • for a COVID-19 test and is still waiting for their result.

These arrangements are subject to change at short notice pending directions for state and federal public health advice; should there be a group of unwell residents; or if there is a local COVID-19 outbreak is identified.

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