Regis’ highest priority is the safety and wellbeing of our residents, clients and employees.
The Council on the Aging recently released their new Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes During COVID-19 (PDF). Regis has reviewed the code to ensure our current visitation procedures meet the guidelines. We are constantly reviewing the situation and will make adjustments when it is considered safe and right to do so.
Regis is now in a position to offer modified tours of Regis Homes in line with our current Stringent Access Controls and the easing of restrictions in the broader community. Below are the principal guidelines for the tour process from today 14 May 2020:
To eliminate the need for additional time at the Home or unrequired visits, pre-qualification and virtual tour conversations will still take place prior to walk through tour.
Tours will be available 5 days a week Monday to Friday. One tour will be permitted at any given time. Saturday tours will only be approved by the relevant Regis Operations Manager based on circumstance.
Tours will run between:
Visitors, including those completing a tour, must have an up to date flu vaccination to enter our homes as per the Government guidelines. We have strict protocols in place for those visitors who qualify for the limited medical exemptions.
We are strongly encouraging our employees and families to download the COVIDsafe app if they have yet to do so. This is a vital tool for keeping ourselves, and our loved ones, as safe as possible. You can download the app here:
We appreciate your support during this challenging time for the community.
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