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Outbreak Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

October 16 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are very pleased to announce Arcare Maidstone is now out of the active surveillance stage.

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October 2 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are very pleased to announce Arcare Maidstone’s outbreak has been de-escalated by the Public Health Unit to the active surveillance stage.

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September 25 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are very pleased to announce Arcare Sydenham’s outbreak has been de-escalated by the Public Health Unit to the active surveillance stage from midnight tonight.

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September 18 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

Unfortunately a contractor at Arcare Maidstone has tested positive for COVID-19.

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September 16 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

There have been no additional positive COVID-19 cases at Arcare. Please note that we won’t be updating this page until there is further news.

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September 15 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We have just been advised of some older COVID-19 cases which has altered our total number of positive results for team members and contractors.

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September 9 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that no clients or team members have tested positive at any Arcare residence in the past 72 hours.

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September 8 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that no clients or team members have tested positive at any Arcare residence in the past 48 hours and Arcare Burnside is out of active surveillance.

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September 7 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that no clients or team members have tested positive at any Arcare residence in the past 24 hours.

Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of all clients who have passed away.

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September 6 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise another team member has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Maidstone.

Arcare Craigieburn’s outbreak has been de-escalated by the Public Health Unit to the active surveillance stage.

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September 5 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that no clients or team members have tested positive at any Arcare residence in the past 48 hours.

Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of all clients who have passed away.

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September 4 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that no additional clients or team members have tested positive at any Arcare residence in the past 24 hours.

Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of all clients who have passed away.

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September 3 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that no additional clients have tested positive at any Arcare residence in the past 24 hours. Unfortunately a team member at Arcare Sydenham has tested positive.

Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of all clients who have passed away.

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September 2 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

Unfortunately another team member has tested positive at Arcare Maidstone bringing the total to three for the site (no clients have tested positive).

Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of all clients who have passed away.

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September 1 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that the results from Arcare Maidstone’s Friday’s COVID-19 testing have all shown negative. Results from yesterday’s (Monday 31 August) onsite testing shows results are negative for all clients. Unfortunately, a team member tested positive bringing the total to two for the site.

We are sad to advise that an Arcare Sydenham client has passed away. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all clients who have passed away.

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August 31 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are very pleased to advise that all restrictions at Arcare Caulfield have been lifted.

Unfortunately there has been one more additional confirmed COVID case at Arcare- an agency team member at Arcare Sydenham.

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August 30 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with sadness that we advise a client has passed away and that another team member has tested positive at Arcare Sydenham within the last 24 hours. We have also been advised that a nursing agency worker tested positive at Arcare Craigieburn. They last worked there on August 19.

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August 29 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to again advise there has been no more additional positive COVID cases for clients or team members across our residences since yesterday’s update.

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August 28 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise there has been no more additional positive COVID cases for clients or team members across our residences.

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August 27 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise another client at Arcare Sydenham has passed away this afternoon after testing positive to COVID-19, and a team member has tested positive to COVID-19.

Arcare Caulfield is in acquisition testing lockdown after a team member tested positive. Their last shift was 14 August and with all clients and team members being tested today and tomorrow we are hopeful of a quick resolve showcasing no COVID-19 on site.

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August 26 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise one more team member has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham.

We are pleased to advise that the outbreak at Arcare Burnside has been de-escalated to an active surveillance stage for the next 14 days.

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August 25 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise one more client has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham.

We are pleased to advise that the outbreak at Arcare Burnside will be de-escalated to an active surveillance stage at midnight tonight as the last team member to test positive was on August 8.

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August 24 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that there have been no further positive COVID-19 cases at Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside, Arcare Craigieburn or Arcare Sydenham.

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August 23 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with sadness that we advise three more team members have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham.

There have been no further positive COVID-19 cases at Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside or Arcare Craigieburn within the last 24 hours.

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August 22 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise a client at Arcare Sydenham has tested positive to COVID-19.

There have been no further positive COVID-19 cases at Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside or Arcare Craigieburn within the last 24 hours.

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August 21 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise another client at Arcare Sydenham has passed away this afternoon after testing positive to COVID-19, and that a team member at Arcare Burnside has tested positive to COVID-19.

We are pleased to advise that the outbreak at Arcare Brighton has been de-escalated to an active surveillance stage as there has only been the one contractor test positive on August 6.

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August 20 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with sadness that we advise there has been an additional two clients and one team member testing positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham within the last 24 hours.

There have been no further positive COVID-19 cases at Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside or Arcare Craigieburn within the last 24 hours.

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August 19 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise that another client has passed away and four more team members have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham. Our thoughts are with all families who have lost loved ones.

There have been no further positive COVID-19 cases at Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside or Arcare Craigieburn within the last 24 hours.

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August 18 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are saddened to advise that another client has passed away at Arcare Craigieburn in the past 24 hours. Our thoughts are with all families who have lost loved ones.

Nine clients have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham within the last 24 hours. Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn have no further positive COVID-19 cases within the last 24 hours.

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August 17 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

A team member has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham within the last 24 hours. Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn have no further positive COVID-19 cases within the last 24 hours.

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August 16 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise a client has passed away at Arcare Sydenham after testing positive to COVID-19. A team member has also tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham, but has not worked there for the last week and a half.

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August 15 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that we haven’t had a positive COVID-19 case across any of our residences in the last 24 hours. More testing is occurring at each of the affected residences over the next few days.

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August 14 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are saddened to advise that another client has passed away at Arcare Craigieburn in the past 24 hours. Our thoughts are with all families who have lost loved ones.

Another team member at Arcare Sydenham has also tested positive to COVID-19.

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August 13 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise another three clients and two team members have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham, and two more team members have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Craigieburn.

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August 12 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that we haven’t had a positive COVID-19 case across any of our residences in the last 24 hours. More testing is occurring at each of the affected residences over the next few days.

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August 11 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are pleased to advise that we haven’t had a positive COVID-19 case across any of our residences in the last 24 hours. More testing is occurring at each of the affected residences over the next few days.

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August 10 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We have received the results from the last round of client testing at Arcare Sydenham, and unfortunately, three more clients have tested positive to COVID-19.

The numbers haven’t changed at Arcare Brighton, Arcare Burnside or Arcare Craigieburn in the last 24 hours.

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August 9 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with sadness that we advise a client at Arcare Craigieburn and a team member at Arcare Sydenham have tested positive to COVID-19. There are now 14 clients and 21 team members at Arcare Craigieburn now past the 14 day period and classified as recovered.

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August 8 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise another team member has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Burnside. We are either waiting on test results or for the next round of testing to occur across the residences.

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August 7 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

We are saddened to advise that another team member at Arcare Craigieburn has tested positive to COVID-19, and that another two clients and one team member at Arcare Sydenham have also tested positive to COVID-19.

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August 6 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with regret that we advise that another client at Arcare Craigieburn has passed away after testing positive to COVID-19, and that a contractor (catering) has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Brighton.

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August 5 – Update about Arcare COVID-19 Outbreaks

It is with great sadness that we advise a client has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Sydenham, a team member and nursing agency worker have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Craigieburn and a contractor has tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Burnside.

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August 4 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn and Arcare Sydenham

We have received the results from the latest round of testing at Arcare Craigieburn, and unfortunately, five clients, one team member and one nursing agency worker have tested positive to COVID-19.

A team member that works at Arcare Sydenham has also tested positive to COVID-19.

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August 3 – Update about Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn

It is with regret that we advise that one more client has passed away at Arcare Craigieburn after testing positive to COVID-19 and that a team member at Arcare Burnside has tested positive to COVID-19. No clients have tested positive to COVID-19 at Arcare Burnside.

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August 2 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We are saddened to advise that two more clients have passed away at Arcare Craigieburn after testing positive to COVID-19. One more team member has tested positive to COVID-19.

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August 1 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

It is with regret that we advise that three more clients, one more team member and two nursing agency workers have tested positive to COVID-19, and that two more clients have passed away at Arcare Craigieburn.

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August 1 – Answers to The Age Questions

On July 31, we were asked questions from a journalist from The Age and provided answers that afternoon. On August 1, this story was published.

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July 30 – Update about our QLD residences

Following on from the recent COVID-19 cases in QLD, we have taken a proactive approach and introduced preventative lockdown across all of our QLD residences, except for Arcare North Shore in Townsville.

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July 30 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We are saddened to advise that a client who originally tested positive to COVID-19, who then tested negative, has passed away at Arcare Craigieburn.

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July 29 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We can confirm that five people at Arcare Craigieburn have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

The next round of testing at Arcare Craigieburn will be completed today.

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July 28 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We have received the results from the last round of testing that was completed at Arcare Craigieburn. We are saddened to advise that four clients and three team members have tested positive to COVID-19, and that two clients who have tested positive to COVID-19 have passed away.

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July 27 – Update about Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn

We are awaiting the results from the last round of testing that was completed at Arcare Craigieburn last Saturday. The next round of testing at Arcare Burnside will be this Thursday.

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July 25 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We are saddened to advise that another client at Arcare Craigieburn who tested positive to COVID-19 has passed away.

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July 24 – Update about Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn

We have received the outcome of more results for Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn.

One team member at Arcare Burnside has now tested positive to COVID-19. Three more clients and two more team members have tested positive at Arcare Craigieburn.

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July 23 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We have started to receive the outcome of more tests completed earlier this week and we have another client and three team members who have tested positive.

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July 22 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

We have started to receive the outcome of tests completed earlier this week and we have another client and team member who have tested positive.

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July 21 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

It is with sadness that we advise that one of the clients at Arcare Craigieburn has passed away after testing positive to COVID-19.

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July 20 – Number of positive COVID-19 results at Arcare Craigieburn

Arcare Craigieburn now has 26 confirmed positive COVID-19 results, with 18 clients, six team members and two allied health professionals affected.

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July 18 – Number of positive COVID-19 results at Arcare Craigieburn

Arcare Craigieburn has 19 confirmed positive COVID-19 results, with 15 clients, 2 team members and 2 allied health professionals affected.

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July 16 – Update about Arcare Craigieburn

Unfortunately our Arcare Craigieburn Community has confirmed cases of COVID-19. We will do everything we possibly can to ensure minimal impact and consequences for our community.

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July 13 – Update about Arcare Burnside and Arcare Craigieburn

We can confirm that unfortunately an allied health professional who works between our Burnside and Craigieburn residences has tested positive to COVID-19.

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