COVID-19 Outbreak Update | SwanCare Kingia & Tandara

COVID-19 Outbreak Update | SwanCare Kingia & Tandara
Covid-19 updates

Latest update on the current COVID-19 outbreak at SwanCare Kingia and Tandara.

23rd October 2023

Latest update on the current COVID-19 outbreak at SwanCare Kingia and Tandara.

The total number of residents across SwanCare Kingia Level 2, Tandara Level 1 and Level 2 has increased to 38 since the onset of the outbreak. We are pleased to advise that 13 residents have now made a full recovery. A total of 23 staff have returned positive results with 10 having now recovered and are returning to work.

Families of all affected residents have been notified directly and these residents are being well taken care of in their rooms. All affected residents will be provided with meal tray service and 1:1 activities in their rooms and hairdressing services have been temporarily ceased.

Routine Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) at SwanCare Kingia and Tandara will continue every 72 hours for both residents and staff. 

While SwanCare Kingia Ground Floor remains COVID-19 free and can continue with usual services and visitations, we do ask that visitors refrain from attending while we manage this current outbreak if possible. 

Visitations for partners in care and visitors providing support to residents receiving end of life care can continue however visitors are required to abide by the increased infection control measures. 

Arrangements for telephonic and video communications with your loved ones can be made by contacting SwanCare Kingia or Tandara reception to schedule a time.

Please be reminded that it is a requirement that anyone entering SwanCare Kingia and SwanCare Tandara completes a RAT prior to entry and wears a mask at all times. These resources are available at reception.

All visitors must adhere to the current health and safety measures as detailed below: 

•    Wearing of masks and completion of RAT prior to entry
•    Current influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations prior to entry is encouraged 
•    Complete health screening and sign in using visitor kiosk upon arrival 
•    Respect all infection prevention and control (IPC) measures in place 
•    Refrain from visiting if unwell or if you are a close contact of a COVID-19 case
•    If COVID-19 positive, refrain from visiting for at least 7 days and until symptom free 
•    Visitors are limited to two people at a time, from 9am – 12pm and 2pm – 5pm daily

Updates can be found on our website. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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