Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Last Updated: 22 October 2020

As per Queensland’s Chief Health Officer’s direction, there are currently no restrictions in place for Queensland residential aged care facilities. We open for visitors and are continuing to screen and anyone who is unwell will not be allowed to enter the facility. Please contact the facility manager for visiting information.

Our approach

Blue Care’s number one priority during the COVID-19 pandemic is the health and safety of its residents, clients, and staff. Blue Care’s central dedicated COVID-19 Crisis Management and Operations Teams remain in close regular contact with Queensland Health and other public health agencies to ensure our COVID-19 response activities are in-line with best-practice and Federal and State Government directions.

Please note: there are no confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 in any Blue Care aged care homes in Queensland at present.

Community (in-home) Aged Care

Our in-home aged care staff visiting your home are following best-practice and taking all necessary measures to protect your health and safety. They will not visit you if they are unwell and will be tested for COVID-19, and are required to wear a mask at all times while in your home.

If you are at all concerned please talk with your service manager or phone Blue Care on 1300 258 322.

For the most up to date information on COVID-19 visit the Queensland Government website.
If you’re feeling unwell and develop a fever, a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath, contact a doctor or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

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