Further statement from Regis Healthcare
re gastroenteritis at Regis Yeronga, Brisbane
As advised previously, Regis has experienced an episode of gastroenteritis at the Yeronga facility. It was first identified on 28 July. We can confirm that the episode is nearing completion. As of today, we are undertaking an industrial clean of the facility in preparation for the ceasing the gastroenteritis protocols tomorrow. Protocols remain in place in one wing as a precautionary measure.
Regis has continued to work closely with the Public Health Unit as part of our established protocols and also implemented our infection control processes.
During this period there have been 7 deaths at the facility. These residents had a range of pre-existing ailments and while they may have been affected by gastroenteritis, in no case has gastroenteritis been confirmed as the cause of death.
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Regis Healthcare Limited
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