South Australia: Japara Home restrictions

Last updated 26 March 2021

Are face masks required?

 

  • Visitors are not required to wear masks, but must practice physical distancing.
  • Staff are not required to wear masks in Homes.

 

Are flu vaccinations required?

 

  • All visitors are strongly encouraged to have an annual flu vaccination, please let your Home Manager (or delegate) know if you haven’t before your visit.
  • All Japara staff are required to have an annual flu vaccination

 

Are COVID-19 vaccinations required?

 

  • All residents, visitors and staff are strongly encouraged to have a COVID-19 vaccination.

You can find more information on the COVID-19 vaccination and if it’s right for you here.

Are there visitor restrictions?

 

  • Residents can have as many visitors as the Home can allow.
  • All visitors must be temperature checked and complete a COVID-19 screening.
  • All visitors must declare at entry that they haven’t been to known contact tracing site. If they have, they are required to undertake COVID-19 test and isolate until a negative result is received.

 

Are residents allowed to leave the Home?

 

  • Residents can leave the Home for outings.
  • Residents must declare at entry that they haven’t been to known contact tracing site. If they have, they are required to undertake COVID-19 test and isolate until a negative result is received.

 

What other restrictions to daily life in the Home are still in place?

 

  • There are currently no further restrictions.

 

Are Home Tours permitted?

 

  • Yes, with any reasonable number of people from outside the Home.

 

Are there travel restrictions into South Australia?

 

 

Please check the South Australian Government’s advice on visiting aged care facilities for more information.