Welcome to 2023

Kirkbrae wishes all Residents, Families and Representative all the very best for 2023. Regular weekly updates will occur on this page.  

Covid 19 vaccination status

COVID 19 VACCINATION STATUS Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes Date: 15 June 2021 Number % Number of staff employed 66 Number of staff who have received 1st dose 66 100% Number of staff fully vaccinated 66 100% Updated 20 September, 2021

ANZAC Day 2021

On ANZAC Day Australians and New Zealanders, both at home and overseas, will stop to commemorate. A day of national and international significance that gives us all the opportunity to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of those who have served in defence of our nation, and those who continue to serve today. […]

Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission – Section 63 U Notice to Agree

On July 29, 2020 Kirkbrae’s Residential Aged Care Facility was issued with a non-compliance notice, a Section 63 U Notice to Agree, by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. The notice related to the COVID19 outbreak at the facility. Over the ensuing months the team at Kirkbrae worked closely with the Commission and other […]

Updated visiting guidelines

UPDATED VISITING GUIDELINES FOR KIRKBRAE RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE Further to Premier Daniel Andrews announcement of changes to restrictions across Victoria on Sunday we are pleased to advice the following changes to visiting guidelines for Kirkbrae. Effective from Monday, November 23, there are no longer any restrictions in place relating to the timing, purpose or number […]

Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

UPDATED VISITING GUIDELINES FOR KIRKBRAE RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE Further to Premier Daniel Andrews announcement of changes to restrictions across Victoria yesterday we are pleased to advice the following changes to visiting guidelines for Kirkbrae. In accordance with the new guidelines, effective from today, November 9, a household group can visit a resident once per day […]

Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Earlier this week we farewelled our colleagues from Eastern Health who had been supporting Kirkbrae during the COVID-19 outbreak at the facility and through the recovery phase. The support provided by Eastern Health over the past 11 weeks was significant and helped us come through an extremely difficult time. All of us at Kirkbrae are […]

Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

 GUIDELINES FOR VISITING RESIDENTS AT KIRKBRAE RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE FACILITY  Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes Residential Aged Care Facility can now confirm that the COVID-19 Outbreak at the facility has been declared over.  On Sunday 27 September, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced changes to the restrictions to visiting residents of health care and aged care facilities.  The […]

Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes Residential Aged Care Facility has now completed a 14-day period of Enhanced Surveillance Mode. We are waiting for advice as to when we can formally declare the COVID-19 Outbreak over.  During the past week we have welcomed the final remaining residents who had been evacuated back to Kirkbrae. They were delighted to […]

Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

The Public Health Unit of the Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) has today advised us that the status of the COVID-19 outbreak at Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes Residential Aged Care Facility has been changed from Active Surveillance Mode to Enhanced Surveillance Mode.  This change in status is a significant step forward in the management […]