Update: Brookview Community - Westmeadows, Victoria

Posted: 17 September 2020

Baptcare can confirm that as of 17 September, no new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed at Brookview.

We have completed our daily monitoring and temperature checking of all residents today, and all residents are well.

There are currently 14 active cases of COVID-19 linked to Baptcare Brookview Community in Westmeadows:

  • There are currently four active cases among residents at Brookview who are receiving care and support as they recover in a separate area of the facility.
  • In addition, there are five residents with active cases receiving care in hospital – no change since yesterday.
  • Currently, there are five active cases among staff who are isolating – no change since yesterday.
  • Sadly, to date, one resident has passed away with a COVID positive diagnosis.

The safety, health and wellbeing of residents remains paramount. Baptcare continues to work with the Australian and Victorian governments, Northern Health and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission to manage the COVID-19 outbreak.

Caring for all residents, staff and family members and safeguarding the most at-risk are our key priorities. While visitor restrictions are in place, we are working to communicate closely with residents and their nominated representatives, to maintain connections. In addition, today we welcomed additional Lifestyle staff on site to offer activities and support to residents.

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

Media inquiries

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