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Important updates

The advice from the Government is changing rapidly as they move to flatten the curve. Bethanie would like to reassure you we are doing everything we can to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our customers and staff during this challenging time.

Communication is paramount and with misinformation circling in the Bethanie and wider community, we will update this page regularly.

Update: 9/7/2021: Lifting of transitional restrictions from Monday 12 July

On Friday, 9 July 2021, the WA Government advised that there have been no new cases of COVID-19 in Western Australia. This means that interim transitional restrictions imposed on the Bethanie community will be lifted from 12.01am Monday, 12 July 2021, subject to any further government direction.

We will return to pre-lockdown life and rules such as practising social distancing, rigorous hand hygiene, sign-in sheets and temperature taking at our sites will remain in place.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

The WA State Government is now rolling out Phase 1A of the COVID-19 Vaccination strategy. This includes all aged care residents. To see the COVID-19 vaccination schedule for each Bethanie Aged Care Home, please visit our COVID-19 vaccination schedule page.

Find relevant information about Bethanie's response to COVID-19 for the below services

Home Care & Social Centres

Find relevant information about Bethanie's response to the spread of COVID-19 and what it means for your services.

Aged Care Homes

Lifting of visitor restrictions from 12 July 2021. Find the most up to date information here.

Retirement Villages

Lifting of restrictions from 12 July 2021. Find the most up to date information here.

Community Housing

If you are living in one of our Community Housing locations, you will find relevant information here.

Latest communication updates

Friday 9 July 2021

Monday 5 July 2021

Friday 2 July 2021

Wednesday 30 June 2021

Monday 28 June 2021

Sunday 27 June 2021

Thursday 6 May 2021

Friday 30 April 2021 - Follow up update for aged care homes

Friday 30 April 2021 - First update

Monday 26 April 2021

Friday 23 April 2021

Friday 12 February 2021

Tuesday 9 February 2021

Friday 5 February 2021

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Sunday 31 January 2021

Friday 4 December 2020

Monday 16 November 2020

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Wednesday 9 July 2020

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Find all previous communications here...

Working together to keep the Bethanie community safe

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created significant uncertainty, especially in aged care. To protect older Australians and those with compromised immune systems we need to work together to help stop or slow down the spread of COVID-19. Doing the right thing has never been more important:

Bethanie would like to thank you for your ongoing support and reassure you that we are doing everything within our control to inform customers and staff to apply practices and procedures to manage the risk of COVID-19, whilst delivering quality care to the people we serve.

Quick Links

There is some misinformation out in the broader community and it is important that you receive information from credible sources. For the latest advice, information and resources, visit the below links:

Department of Health

The situation is changing rapidly. Stay up to date with the latest information about the spread of COVID-19 and the steps being taken to slow the spread.

1800 020 080

Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus (COVID-19). The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Smart Traveller

Smart Traveller now advises all Australians: do not travel overseas at this time. This is the highest advice level (level 4 of 4).

Department of Home Affairs

Find all information related to national security, law enforcement, emergency management, border control, immigration, refugees, citizenship, and multicultural affairs.

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