Residential Home Windsor Update - 8 August (6:20pm)

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8 August 2020

Jewish Care Victoria is continuing to work with the Department of Health & Human Services, The Alfred Hospital and the Commonwealth Department of Health to support the wellbeing of Elders and staff as we respond to the significant cases of COVID-19 at our Residential Home in Windsor.

Disappointingly, but unfortunately not unanticipated, as of 6.20pm on 8 August 2020:

  • 23 Elders and 10 staff members have tested positive.
  • All diagnosed Elders are under our care and are stable.
  • The diagnosed staff members have been quarantined at home.

Our Elders who have tested positive are stable and are receiving care from our staff with clinical oversight from our Care Coordinator, their GPs and Alfred Health in-reach services. While we fully appreciate how serious this virus is for vulnerable people, we hope and pray that our Elders make a full recovery. Families are being kept up to date regarding their loved one’s condition and we continue to communicate with all families to keep them informed.

Families are reminded to use the dedicated call centre that has been set up:
8517 5556 or [email protected]

Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our Elders, staff and the community is our most important concern and we will continue to take every precaution to achieve this.