Latest Covid-19 updates for Brightwater Family and Friends

Residential Aged Care

Our sites are listed in alphabetical order, so please scroll down to find your home. 

 

Birralee 

- Operating as usual. 

 

Huntingdale

- Operating as usual. 

 

Joondalup (Jolstra Crescent - please scroll down for Oxford Gardens)

- Operating as usual. 

 

Kingsley 

- Operating as usual. 

 

Madeley

- Operating as usual. 

 

Onslow Gardens

- Operating as usual. 

 

Oxford Gardens

LATEST UPDATE:

15 August 2022. Information accurate as at 4.20pm

Oxford Gardens remains in outbreak management following new positive Covid-19 cases.

Visitors will remain on pause for a few more days, except Partners in Care. We can facilitate phone calls and video calls. Please contact the admin at site on 9300 2701 to request a call with your loved one.

The Residents and Representatives meeting scheduled for Thursday 18 August will also be postponed until September.

 

PAST UPDATE:

13 August 2022. Information accurate as at 1.30pm

There has been an increase in positive Covid test results at Oxford Gardens, despite strong infection control protocols being enacted at site.

All four houses are now Red Zones and the primary contacts of each affected resident have been notified. As a result, we are putting the following measures in place:

  • All staff and Partners in Care are wearing full Personal Protective Equipment and following infection prevention and control instructions.
  • Staff and residents are being cohorted to houses.
  • We are temporarily pausing all visitors (except for our trained Partners in Care) until PCR results of all residents are known. Partners in Care should enter from the staff car park.

  • We will undertake another sweep of PCR testing of all residents and staff on Monday.  


PAST UPDATE:

11 August 2022: Oxford Gardens is now in outbreak management. Learn more here. 

 

Redcliffe

LATEST UPDATE:

15 August. Accurate at 4pm:

Brightwater Redcliffe has had more positive Covid-19 cases amongst residents in House 2. This means House 2 remains a red zone, with only trained partners in care able to visit. If you would like more information about becoming a Partner in Care visit: Partner in Care | Brightwater (brightwatergroup.com)

We have also had a positive case in House 6. This resident is able to isolate in their room. Full PPE is in use when caring for this resident, but the rest of House 6 remains a green zone.

All primary contacts of Covid-19 positive residents have been advised.

Visitation can occur in our green zone as per current guidelines here: Residential (brightwatergroup.com).  All visitors must also wear N95 masks and face shields when visiting.

 

PAST UPDATES:

14 August. Accurate at 1pm: Brightwater Redcliffe is now in outbreak management. Learn more here.

 

South Lake

- Operating as usual. 

 

The Cove 

LATEST UPDATE:

16 August 2022. Information accurate as at 5:00pm:

Foreshore House remains a red zone.

All other houses are green zones.

Our red zone houses are closed to visitors, except for our trained Partners in Care. For more information about becoming a Partner in Care visit: Partner in Care | Brightwater (brightwatergroup.com)

Visitation can take place as per current guidelines in our green zones, which you can read here: Residential (brightwatergroup.com), with the inclusion of visitors wearing N95 masks and face shields.

Another PCR sweep was conducted today, another update will be provided when Foreshore begin to step down from outbreak if no further positive cases are identified.

 

PAST UPDATES:

12 August 2022. Information accurate as at 230pm

Foreshore House remains the only red zone at the Cove. Our next PCR sweep will be tomorrow, 13th August 2022. 

8 August 2022 update. Information accurate as at 11am

In good news, Estuary House has become a green zone and we are again welcoming visitors to this house. All visitors should follow current guidelines here Residential (brightwatergroup.com) and wear N95 masks and face shields when visiting.

Foreshore House is still a red zone and must remain closed to visitors, with only trained Partners in Care able to visit. For more information about becoming a Partner in Care visit: Partner in Care | Brightwater (brightwatergroup.com).

We will conduct another PCR sweep on Wednesday.

4 August 2022 update. Information accurate as at 10am

Estuary and Foreshore Houses remain red zones. 

All other houses are green zones.

Our red zone houses are closed to visitors, except our trained Partners in Care. For more information about becoming a Partner in Care visit: Partner in Care | Brightwater (brightwatergroup.com)

Visitation can take place as per current guidelines in our green zones, which you can read here: Residential (brightwatergroup.com), with the inclusion of visitors wearing N95 masks and face shields.

We will be undertaking another PCR sweep today. 

The Cove, 29 July 2022. Information accurate as at 3pm

We have had further Covid-19 positive cases in Foreshore House and Estuary House at The Cove.

This means Foreshore House is now a red zone, along with Estuary House Beach and Cape house.

Our red zone houses are closed to visitors, except our trained Partners in Care. If you would like more information about becoming a Partner in Care please visit:  Partner in Care | Brightwater (brightwatergroup.com) or email [email protected]

Atoll House is now also a green zone along with the other existing green zone houses.  Visitation can take place in the green zones as per current guidelines which you can read here: Residential (brightwatergroup.com), with the inclusion of visitors wearing N95 masks and face shields.

27th July 2022: Read an update here.

21st July 2022: Read an update here.

18th July 2022: Read an update here. 

 

The Oaks

- Operating as usual. 

 

The Village 

- Operating as usual. 

 

Disability Care Homes

Balcatta

- Operating as usual. 

 

Bentley

- Operating as usual. 

 

Cannington (Hamilton House)

- Operating as usual. 

 

Ellison House

- Operating as usual. 

 

Kailis House

- Operating as usual. 

 

Manning

- Operating as usual. 

 

Marangaroo

- Operating as usual. 

 

Maylands

- Operating as usual. 

 

Oats Street

- Operating as usual. 

 

Warnbro 

- Operating as usual. 

 

For any questions please phone your site or email [email protected]