7 August 2020 – UPDATE FROM THE ALEXANDER PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE

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RE: Update from The Alexander Pandemic Preparedness Committee   Dear Residents, Staff, Families & Friends of The Alexander Aged Care Centre, As Victoria has moved into Stage 4 Restrictions due to the current concerns with COVID-19, we are pleased to say that we remain COVID-19 free. Our Pandemic Preparedness Committee have been busy keeping on […]

Australia’s biggest ever tribute to aged care staff

Australia’s biggest ever tribute to aged care staff Today is Aged Care Employee Day, the nation’s biggest ever tribute to the age services workforce! Today is also the day we announce the State winners of theExcellence in Age Services 2020 Awards. Our theme #ThanksforCaring recognises the more than 360,000 staff who are involved in caring […]

31 July 2020 – UPDATE FROM THE ALEXANDER PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE

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RE: Update from The Alexander Pandemic Preparedness Committee   Dear Residents, Staff, Families & Friends of The Alexander Aged Care Centre, Another week on and we remain COVID free. As the seriousness of the current COVID-19 situation in Victoria evolves and we acknowledge the challenges the virus poses to Aged Care in particular, we continue […]

27 July 2020 – UPDATE FROM THE ALEXANDER PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE

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RE: Update from The Alexander Pandemic Preparedness Committee   Dear Residents, Staff, Families & Friends of The Alexander Aged Care Centre,   As the second coronavirus wave continues to dominate the news in Melbourne, we are on high alert and are writing to reassure you that we are utilising every available strategy to reduce the […]

24 July 2020 – UPDATE FROM THE ALEXANDER PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE

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RE: Update from The Alexander Pandemic Preparedness Committee   Dear families, friends and residents of The Alexander Aged Care Centre,   The ongoing COVID-19 case numbers keep us hypervigilant with our infection control processes at this time. Information continues to flow from both State & Commonwealth Health Departments and our Preparedness Committee continue to meet […]

17 July 2020 UPDATE FROM THE ALEXANDER PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE

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RE: Update from The Alexander Pandemic Preparedness Committee   Dear families, friends, residents & staff of The Alexander Aged Care Centre,   After another week of continuing strict Infection Control Practices, we remain COVID- free at The Alexander. Victoria has unfortunately recorded high COVID-19 case numbers this week. As new information about COVID-19 comes to […]

HOW TO STAY SAFE

COVID-19 is a new infection that’s more serious in some older people. You’ve probably seen a lot about it on the news and noticed things changing around you because of it. No matter where you live, you want to see your family and friends as often as you can.You might be worried about COVID-19 but […]

BREAK THE CHAIN OF INFECTION

UNDERSTANDING THE FIVE MOMENTS OF HAND HYGIENE AND BREAKING THE CHAIN OF INFECTION Preventing the spread of COVID19 Indirect or direct contact occurs when a person’s hands or clothing come in to contact with another surface. This allows bugs to easily be spread across different surfaces and equipment. This is known as ‘The Chain of […]