Tasmania: Japara Home restrictions

Last updated 27 January 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 there visitor restrictions?

 

  • Residents can have no more than two (2) people visit at any time.
  • 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 medium or high-risk zone. 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.
  • Residents must declare at entry that they haven’t been to known medium or high-risk zone. 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 two (2) people from outside the Home and one (1) person from the Home.

 

Are there travel restrictions into Tasmania?

 

 

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