COVID-19 restrictions extended for essential visitors and now include people living in the Local Government Areas of Parramatta, George’s River and Campbelltown

28 Jul, 2021

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

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