Kirkbrae COVID-19 updates

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

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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

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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

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in partnership with Eastern Health continue to work diligently to manage the COVID-19 outbreak at the Residential Aged Care Facility on site.  While it will still be some time until activities at the facility return to normal

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in partnership with Eastern Health continue to work diligently to manage the COVID-19 outbreak at the Residential Aged Care Facility on site. The support and commitment of all staff working at the facility has led to the

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes in partnership with Eastern Health continues to work diligently to manage the COVID-19 outbreak at the Residential Aged Care Facility on site. Progress is occurring however it will still be some time until activities at the facility

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

 The COVID-19 outbreak at Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes is a very significant and challenging event for everyone at our Aged Care Facility. We know it continues to be, a very difficult time for residents and their families.  As of today, 23

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak at Kirkbrae Presbyterian Homes is a very significant and challenging event for everyone at our Aged Care Facility. We know that it has been, and continues to be, a distressing and traumatic time for residents and their

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Kirkbrae became aware of an aged care staff member receiving positive test results on Sunday 19 July. Within hours the aged care facility was placed in lockdown and a local outbreak management team was established. The Department of Health was

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Please be reassured that Kirkbrae is monitoring and implementing additional measures as recommended by the Department of Human Services.  As a priority the following additional measures have been put in place:  Daily screening of residents for symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) 

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

 The Victorian Government has reinstated Stage 3 stay at home restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire due to a recent increase in coronavirus cases. We encourage everyone to adhere to these restrictions.  These restrictions came into effect on

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

The announcements by the Premier of Victoria about the relaxing of some restrictions on 21 June are a welcome sign of gradual success in the elimination of the COVID19 virus from most of our community. While these changes restart a

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

 Today’s lifting of some restrictions in Victoria is a recognition that everyone has contributed to the overall health and welfare of the broader community, as well as in each household and suburb. Kirkbrae also values the responses and cooperation of

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A message from aged care to Australia

 Aged care services are working hard to keep older Australians safe – and we need your help  Aged care services are at the forefront of saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic, committed staff working harder than ever before to keep hundreds

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

Thank you to the many people who have been supportive of Kirkbrae and our staff as we deal with the restrictions and consequences of the COVID19 pandemic. We value the trust that you place in us to care for your

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Residential Aged Care Flu Vaccination Requirements

Dear Kirkbrae families, visitors and friends, In response to COVID-19 the Australian Department of Health have announced that from the 1st May 2020, all aged care employees and visitors must have received a Flu Vaccination before entering a residential aged

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

To provide ongoing contact with your loved ones in aged care, Kirkbrae has put in place iPads with Skype access so that your social contact with residents continues. If you wish to book a Skype session, please contact Lifestyle on

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Kirkbrae Update – COVID-19

During the past two weeks we have all observed, and have been affected, by the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic in Australia and overseas. Many changes have occurred in our local community and at Kirkbrae as we respond to health

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Kirkbrae COVID-19 Communication

We are all going through some tough times at the moment and we wanted to let you know that your loved ones are being well cared for, and their overall wellbeing is our number one priority. Kirkbrae is continuing to

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