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Visitation Requirements

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Caring for your loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic challenges

Bethanie monitors the cases of COVID-19 in the community and we institute the appropriate precautions to keep our community safe.

We are guided by the mandates issued from the WA Government, please visit WA.gov.au for more information about the mandates.

Regular updates about outbreaks in our Aged Care Homes are provided at our dedicated outbreak site.

Visiting your loved one at a Bethanie Aged Care Home

We encourage you to visit your loved ones and we ask that you work with us to comply with the current precautionary measures in place to keep our homes safe.

From 18 July 2022, the following visitation rules apply to Aged Care Homes.

Visiting Restrictions

Visiting hours are from 9:00am to 5:30pm every day. Visitation is 2 visitors per resident per day; however, facilities may impose a 1 visitor per resident per day restriction during an outbreak at the Home as a precautionary measure until the outbreak is over.

Visitation – Adults

A mask is to be worn at all times across the aged care home. This includes wearing a mask in outdoor areas when social distancing cannot be maintained.

Visitation – Children

All children:

Children are to be included in the count for the 2 visitors per resident per day rule

Children aged 5 and above

Children between the ages of 2 and 4 (inclusive)

Children aged 2 and under

Bookings

Please book your visit before attending a Bethanie Aged Care Home. You can book your visit here or contact your Aged Care Home direct.

Enquiries

If you have any queries, please contact the Facility Manager at your home.

Please check for precautions relating to Home Care, Social Centres, Retirement Villages and Community Housing.

Frequently asked questions

Q. What are the visiting hours?
As from 18 July 2022, the visiting hours are 9:00am to 5:30 pm every day.
Q. Do I have to book a visit?
You do have to book your visit. You can do so here or contact the Home direct. : https://www.bethanie.com.au/about-us/news-and-events/credentry
Q. Do I have to wear a mask and show proof of vaccination?
You will be required to wear a mask at the Home. If you are visiting a COVID positive resident, you will be required to wear full PPE. You will also be required to show evidence of the COVID-19 vaccination and influenza vaccination. For details, see the Visitation Requirements listed on this page: https://www.bethanie.com.au/covid-19/#Covid19visitation
Q. What are the other visitation requirements during the COVID-19 outbreaks?
Outbreaks have occurred at Bethanie Homes. Visitation rules are in place to minimise the spread of infection, and these rules change as new guidelines are issued by the WA Government. For the current rules, please see the Visitation Requirements listed on this page: https://www.bethanie.com.au/covid-19/#Covid19visitation
Q. Do I have to complete a Rapid Antigen Test?
You will be required to show a negative result on your Rapid Antigen Test before entering the Bethanie homes.


Latest communication update:

Friday, 15 July 2022

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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

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Smart Traveller

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