Visitor Information – COVID 19

Last updated  27/05/2022 9:53am


Please refer to the Department of Health Website for detailed information regarding COVID19 restrictions in Residential Aged Care. 

Visitors are permitted into aged care.

Requirements for visits:

  • Up to 5 visitors (including dependents) at any one time per resident.
  • Must Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on Entry.  RATs will be supplied by Ashleigh House
  • A negative PCR test result within 24 hours prior to visiting a care facility can substitute for the need for a COVID-19 rapid antigen test
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be supplied by Ashleigh House on entry to the facility.
  • Where visitors are not fully vaccinated, visits should occur either outdoors or in the resident’s own room(s), they should not occur in common areas.
  • Visitors are not allowed to enter if they:
    • have symptoms of COVID-19
    • have had a COVID-19 test because they have symptoms or have attended an exposure site and are waiting for the result
    • are required to isolate or quarantine
    • have had contact with a COVID positive person in the past 14 days
    • have arrived into Australia from overseas within the past 14 day