The NSW Government’s public health order restrictions that are in place now also apply to people living in the Bayside, Burwood, Strathfield or Penrith (specific suburbs) Local Government Areas (LGAs).

Requirements for essential visitors to St Basil’s Homes include:

  • You are only permitted to enter the facility for essential purpose such as compassionate grounds or medical reasons. Residents may have a maximum of two essential visitors each day which cannot be different visitors each day with all visits must be by appointment and approved by the Facility General Manager
  • You must take direction from facility staff and will be escorted by staff to and from the resident’s room or a designated visiting area assigned by management
  • You must wear a surgical mask within the facility, and practice social distancing of 1.5m
  • You must not attend more than one St Basil’s Home per day
  • Residents should avoid leaving the facility except for essential reasons (eg medical appointments).

 If you live in Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool, Cumberland, Blacktown, Parramatta, George’s River, Campbelltown, Bayside, Burwood, Strathfield or Penrith (specific suburbs) Local Government Areas (LGA) and are an approved essential visitor any St Basil’s Home you must show evidence of your COVID test with a negative result each time you attend and it must be no more than 3 days old.

You must not enter the facility at all if you:

  • have been to Victoria since 5 August 2021 or the Local Government areas of Cairns and Yarrabah in Queensland since 8 August 2021 unless providing essential caring functionsor for end of life visits.
  • have been to any close and casual contact places of high concernin Victorian or Queensland
  • have COVID-19 symptoms– fever (37. 5°C or higher) or symptoms of COVID-19
  • are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result
  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s.

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Dear Residents, Consumers and Families,

The NSW Government has extended public health order restrictions to at least 12:01am on 28th August 2021.

Requirements for essential visitors to St Basil’s Homes include:

  • You are only permitted to enter the facility for essential purposes such as compassionate grounds or medical reasons. Residents may have a maximum of two essential visitors each day which cannot be different visitors each day with all visits must be by appointment and approved by the Facility General Manager
  • You must take direction from facility staff and will be escorted by staff to and from the resident’s room or a designated visiting area assigned by management
  • You must wear a surgical mask within the facility, and practice social distancing of 1.5m
  • You must not attend more than one St Basil’s Home per day
  • Residents should avoid leaving the facility except for essential reasons (eg medical appointments).

If you live in Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool,  Cumberland, Blacktown, Parramatta, George’s River or Campbelltown Local Government Areas (LGA) and are an approved essential visitor any St Basil’s Home you must show evidence of your COVID test with a negative result each time you attend and it must be no more than 3 days old.

 

You must not enter the facility at all if you:

  • have COVID-19 symptoms – fever (37. 5°C or higher) or symptoms of COVID-19
  • are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result
  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s.

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

 

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Spiro Stavis

Chief Executive Officer

Dear Residents, Consumers and Families,

The NSW Government has extended public health order restrictions to at least 11:59pm on Friday 30th July 2021.

  • Visitors are only permitted to enter the facility for essential purposes such as compassionate grounds or medical reasons. Residents may have a maximum of two essential visitors each day which cannot be different visitors each day with all visits must be by appointment and approved by the Facility General Manager
  • Essential visitors must take direction from facility staff and will be escorted by staff to and from the resident’s room or a designated visiting area assigned by management
  • Essential visitors must wear a surgical mask within the facility, and practice social distancing of 1.5m
  • Essential visitors must not attend more than one St Basil’s Home per day
  • Residents should avoid leaving the facility except for essential reasons (eg medical appointments).

If you live in Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool, Cumberland or Blacktown Local Government Areas (LGA) and are an approved essential visitor any St Basil’s Home you must show evidence of your COVID test with a negative result each time you attend and it must be no more than 3 days old.

 

You must not enter the facility at all if you:

  • have COVID-19 symptoms – fever (37. 5°C or higher) or symptoms of COVID-19
  • are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result
  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s.

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Spiro Stavis

Chief Executive Officer

Dear Residents, Consumers and Families,

The NSW Government has extended public health order restrictions to at least 11:59pm on Friday 30th July 2021.

  • Visitors are only permitted to enter the facility for essential purposes such as compassionate grounds or medical reasons. Residents may have a maximum of two essential visitors each day which cannot be different visitors each day with all visits must be by appointment and approved by the Facility General Manager
  • Essential visitors must take direction from facility staff and will be escorted by staff to and from the resident’s room or a designated visiting area assigned by management
  • Essential visitors must wear a surgical mask within the facility, and practice social distancing of 1.5m
  • Essential visitors must not attend more than one St Basil’s Home per day
  • Residents should avoid leaving the facility except for essential reasons (eg medical appointments).

If you live in Fairfield LGA and are an approved essential visitor any St Basil’s Home you must show evidence of your COVID test with a negative result each time you attend and it must be no more than 3 days old. Here is a map and a list of the suburbs in the Fairfield Local Government Area.

 

You must not enter the facility at all if you:

  • have been to any close or casual contact locations in NSW in the last 14 days, excluding the monitor for symptoms list
  • have been to any close and casual contact places of high concern in Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia or the Northern Territory
  • have COVID-19 symptoms – fever (37. 5°C or higher) or symptoms of COVID-19
  • are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result
  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s.
  • have attended another St Basil’s facility on or after Tuesday 13th July.

 

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

 

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.
Yours sincerely,

Spiro Stavis
Chief Executive Officer

[As at 16 July 2021]

Dear Residents, Consumers and Families,

On 13th July, the NSW Government has issued a public health order with the following requirements in place for people living in the Fairfield Local Government Area (LGA):

  • You should only leave home for essential reasons
  • If you are attending St Basil’s Homes for essential purposes you must have regular COVID tests, to demonstrates that you are COVID free even if you don’t have symptoms. Testing should be done every 3 days.

If you live in Fairfield LGA and are visiting any St Basil’s Homes you must show evidence of your COVID test with a negative result each time you attend and it must be no more than 3 days old. Here is a map and a list of the suburbs in the Fairfield Local Government Area.

In addition to the above you must not enter the facility at all if you:

  • have COVID-19 symptoms – fever (37. 5°C or higher) or symptoms of COVID-19
  • are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result
  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s
  • have attended another St Basil’s facility on or after Tuesday 13th July.

 

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

 

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Spiro Stavis
Chief Executive Officer

Dear Residents, Consumers and Families,

In line with advice from Australian Government health agencies regarding COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions across NSW, the following requirements will be in place until at least 11:59pm on Friday 16th  July:

  • Visitors are only permitted to enter the facility for essential purposes such as compassionate grounds or medical reasons. Residents may have a maximum of two essential visitors each day which cannot be different visitors each day with all visits must be by appointment and approved by the Facility General Manager
  • Essential visitors must take direction from facility staff and will be escorted by staff to and from the resident’s room or a designated visiting area assigned by management
  • Essential visitors must wear a surgical mask within the facility, and practice social distancing of 1.5m
  • Essential visitors must not attend more than one St Basil’s Home per day
  • Residents should avoid leaving the facility except for essential reasons (eg medical appointments).

Visitors must not enter the facility at all if they:

  • are a close contact of a person with confirmed COVID-19 and are within their self-isolation period
  • live in a household with a person who is currently self-isolating
  • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result
  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s.

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

Further details of NSW Health’s latest advice can be found here: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/racf-latest-advice.aspx

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Spiro Stavis, Chief Executive Officer

[As at 9 July 2021]

Dear Residents and families of St Basil’s Homes in Lakemba, Kogarah, Miranda and Annandale.

In line with government advice please find COVID-19 notices below. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Please keep safe.

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The above information is current as at 10am, 26 June 2021.

Dear Residents, Consumers and Families,

In line with advice from Australian Government health agencies regarding COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions across NSW effective 6pm 26th June, the following requirements will be in place until at least 11:59pm on Friday 9th  July:

  • Visitors are only permitted to enter the facility for essential purposes such as essential care or on compassionate grounds. Residents may have a maximum of only two essential visitors each day which cannot be different visitors each day with all visits booked in by appointment only
  • Essential visitors must take direction from facility staff and will be escorted by staff to and from the resident’s room or a designated visiting area assigned by management.
  • All essential visitors must wear a surgical mask within the facility, and practice social distancing of 1.5m

Visitors must not enter the facility at all if they:

  • have not received a dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine, unless they have an exemption approved by St Basil’s.

 

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls, by appointment
  • Window visits at some of our Homes upon request, and only by appointment

 

Further details of NSW Health’s latest advice can be found here: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/racf-latest-advice.aspx

 

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Spiro Stavis, Chief Executive Officer

Dear Residents and families of St Basil’s Homes in Randwick and Kensington,

In line with government advice please find COVID-19 notices below. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Please keep safe.

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25.06.2021_COVID-19 Notice_Kensington_F_

 

The above information is current as at 5pm on 25 June 2021.

 

In line with advice from Australian government health agencies regarding visiting restrictions within our Randwick and Kensington Homes due to COVID-19, the following requirements are in place as of today until at least 11:59pm on Monday 28th June.

  • Any non-essential visits are not allowed. Reasons for essential visitors include;
    • New admissions
    • Palliative care
    • Visitors for residents requiring support for behavioural concerns
    • Essential services required for residents as outlined by government agencies

    The following requirements apply to essential visitors:

    • A maximum of 2 visitors may be permitted per resident, per day
    • All staff and visitors must wear a surgical mask
    • Visitors can attend by appointment only, for one hour per visit unless advised otherwise

Essential visitors must not enter the facility if they:

Residents are not permitted on outings unless essential as determined by St Basil’s management.

It is important to keep connected to your loved ones, especially during these difficult times. Please remember that there are several ways for you to connect with your loved ones each day;

  • Telephone calls
  • Facetime or zoom video calls by appointment
  • Through the glass visits at Randwick, from outside the facility by appointment

Any queries or requests relating to non-essential visitors at Kensington should be directed to the General Manager, Harry Varvaressos – hvarvaressos@stbasils.org.au or for Randwick to randwick@stbasils.org.au

We encourage you to reach out to the staff our Randwick or Kensington Homes with any further queries or appointment requests.

 

Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated, thank you.