Doutta Galla COVID-19

20 May 2022

Dear Resident, Families and Friends,

I am delighted to inform you that Doutta Galla has received clearance from the Western Public Health Unit to remove any precautionary responses to our Woornack Residential Home following the recent exposure.    All our residents have returned negative results to COVID-19.  The resident that had tested positive has recovered and is no longer isolating.

We will however continue to closely monitor residents’ health and wellbeing.

There is still a high COVID-19 transmission in the community and Doutta Galla will continue to maintain its vigilance, and ensure the Home adheres to the latest COVID-19 safe practices to minimise any further exposures.

For further information you can contact the staff directly at our Woornack Home by calling on (03) 9312 0111.  In addition, you are welcome to contact us via covid19questions@dgas.org.au

For more support and advice during please reach out to OPAN (Older Persons Advisory Network) on 1800 237 981 or Elder Rights Advocacy Victoria on 1800 171 866.  They are available 6am-10pm, 7 days a week.

I am grateful to those of you have sent thoughtful messages of encouragement to the Doutta Galla Woornack Home team for their tireless work during this exposure.

Thank you for your support and patience during this time.

 

Yours sincerely,

Vanda Iaconese

CEO

20 May 2022

Dear Resident, Families and Friends,

I am delighted to inform you that Doutta Galla has received clearance from the Western Public Health Unit to remove any precautionary responses to our Woornack Residential Home following the recent exposure.    All our residents have returned negative results to COVID-19.  The resident that had tested positive has recovered and is no longer isolating.

We will however continue to closely monitor residents’ health and wellbeing.

There is still a high COVID-19 transmission in the community and Doutta Galla will continue to maintain its vigilance, and ensure the Home adheres to the latest COVID-19 safe practices to minimise any further exposures.

For further information you can contact the staff directly at our Woornack Home by calling on (03) 9312 0111.  In addition, you are welcome to contact us via covid19questions@dgas.org.au

For more support and advice during please reach out to OPAN (Older Persons Advisory Network) on 1800 237 981 or Elder Rights Advocacy Victoria on 1800 171 866.  They are available 6am-10pm, 7 days a week.

I am grateful to those of you have sent thoughtful messages of encouragement to the Doutta Galla Woornack Home team for their tireless work during this exposure.

Thank you for your support and patience during this time.

 

Yours sincerely,

Vanda Iaconese

CEO

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