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Embracia Victoria – Queensland – Greater Brisbane declared a Red Zone

March 29, 2021

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services have issued a statement today declaring that Greater Brisbane will be designated a red zone under Victoria’s travel permit system from 6.00pm.

This means that anyone who has entered Victoria from Greater Brisbane must immediately self-quarantine, get a coronavirus test and remain isolated for 14 days from the day you entered Victoria.

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New Lockdown for Victoria and what this means for Aged Care

February 12, 2021

You have probably heard the new strict and severe lockdown coming into effect for all of Victoria from 11.59pm tonight for hopefully only 5 days.  Unfortunately, this does feel like DeJa’Vu for all of us Victorians, however, it is important that we inform you of the rules we must all comply with for both Embracia Reservoir and Embracia Moonee Valley.

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Immediate changes to visitation from today as directed by DHHS

January 1, 2021

It is not the way we wanted to start 2021, however, it is important that we implement the new directives sent to us by DHHS in relation to visitation to all Aged Care homes.  From today at both Embracia Reservoir and Embracia Moonee Valley, we will revert back to 1 person visiting, once a day and for a maximum of 2 hours.  Residents receiving end of life care are excluded from these rules and we encourage you to have regular conversations with our management teams regarding your visiting rights.  We apologise for any inconvenience, but we must put our resident’s safety first.

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We need your support to keep us COVID safe

December 31, 2020

We want to start by wishing each of you a happy new year and thank you for your ongoing support throughout 2020, but it’s not over yet… In light of the recent NSW clusters and now Victoria having new community COVID-19 cases, we need your help more than ever.  Please DO NOT visit either Embracia Reservoir or Embracia Moonee Valley if you have been in Greater Sydney, Northern Beaches, Blue Mountains, Wollongong or now the 3 new areas in Victoria; Mitcham, Mentone or Hallam.  If you have been to any of these areas or any of the listed locations on DHHS website, then please do the right thing and stay away from our homes for 14 days and get tested.  We need your support to keep our residents and staff safe and to ensure we do not face any more lockdowns, 2020 was hard enough and we want 2021 to be a COVID safe and COVID free new year.  Staying away helps keep our people safe, so please play your part.

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Embracia Moonee Valley– COVID Safe Summer- changes in conditions for visiting

December 8, 2020

Dear Residents and Families,

Re: Embracia Moonee Valley– COVID Safe Summer- changes in conditions for visiting

We would like to update you on the easing of restrictions for visitors to aged care homes as Victoria moves towards “COVIDSafe Summer” restrictions.

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Embracia Reservoir – COVID Safe Summer- changes in conditions for visiting

Dear Residents and Families,

Re: Embracia Reservoir – COVID Safe Summer- changes in conditions for visiting

We would like to update you on the easing of restrictions for visitors to aged care homes as Victoria moves towards “COVIDSafe Summer” restrictions.

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Embracia Reservoir – changes in conditions for visits and outings

November 17, 2020

We would like to update you on the recent changes in the restrictions for visitors and residents going out on outings from the home. As you know these restrictions have been evolving and they will continue to as the COVID situation progresses. We will keep you informed of these changes.

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Embracia Moonee Valley – The new conditions for visits and excursions

November 13, 2020

We are pleased to be able to announce that today ends our period of Enhanced Surveillance and we now enter the last 14 days until the outbreak can be considered “closed”. This will be the official end to this outbreak which has been a long time coming.

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Good news for Embracia Reservoir – Temporary NO Visitor restriction has eased

October 27, 2020

We have good news to share, following two days of ZERO cases for Victoria and it appears the East Preston cluster is under control, DHHS has advised us we can revert our previous visitation setup allowing each resident to have one visitor, once a day for up to 1 hour commencing from tomorrow – Wednesday 28th October.

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Embracia Reservoir – COVID Hot spot in Preston and surrounding community area

October 24, 2020

You may be aware of the recent hot spot in Preston linked to the East Preston Islamic College.  Following this new cluster, we have been advised by the Victorian Aged Care Response Centre (VACRC) to restrict visitors to our home as a precautionary measure to keep our residents safe until this cluster is under control.  Please know we currently have NO CASES at Embracia Reservoir.

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