Update: Baptcare Wyndham Lodge Community – Werribee, Victoria

28 August 2020

Baptcare can confirm that there are currently 68 active cases of COVID-19 linked to Baptcare Wyndham Lodge Community in Werribee. Following the latest round of mass testing, an additional 6 cases have been confirmed since yesterday.

On a positive note, we are pleased to confirm that to date 38 residents and 30 Baptcare staff have recovered from COVID-19 and been cleared by the Department of Health and Human Services.

There are currently 21 active cases among residents, including 6 who are receiving care in hospital. All other residents continue to receive care and support as they recover in a separate area of Wyndham Lodge.

Currently, there are 47 active cases among staff who are either isolating or in care. We continue to be in touch with them regularly and support them in their recovery. For those staff who have been deemed ‘close contacts’, they continue to isolate and be tested as a precaution.

In a joint effort with state and federal health agencies, Baptcare continues to make every effort possible to protect our residents and staff by limiting the spread of COVID-19 within Wyndham Lodge and again become a COVID-free facility as soon as possible.

We continue to communicate daily with all families of residents by telephone and email to provide them with during this challenging time.

Baptcare remains focused and committed to providing our best to care for all residents and protect our staff – their health and wellbeing remains our unwavering number one priority.

Media inquiries

Baptcare Communications 0400 503 713 or communications@baptcare.org.au