Estia Health confirms that earlier today they received advice that 13 residents at its Ardeer home in West Melbourne have tested positive for COVID-19. The home implemented the company’s COVID-19 positive test response plan, following the self-reporting of a positive test result by an employee of the home, last Thursday. The home was locked down and authorities notified, who directed that all residents and employees be tested.
On learning of the positive test result for the employee on Thursday, we immediately informed residents and their families, as well as employees. We have also informed them of the results of the tests today. We have added extra support for families to maintain contact with their loved ones...read more
We are offering short-term residential respite aged care at no cost*, to help those who need a little extra support during these difficult times. During your stay you’ll enjoy freshly prepared meals by our on-site chefs, specialised 24/7 clinical care from our Registered Nurses and the opportunity to try an activity or two.
*At selected homes only