Goodwin’s response to COVID-19

Our top priority is the safety our residents, clients, and staff.

Media statement

22 October 2021

Latest update

Goodwin Aged Care Services is pleased to confirm no additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in any Goodwin facility or village at this time. The number of active positive cases remains the same as reported yesterday, totaling two residents who are recovering together in their home at Goodwin Village Ainslie.

Over the weekend we will continue to work closely with ACT Health to support these residents and minimise the spread of infection.  Daily updates will resume on Monday, subject to any change in the current situation.

The Goodwin team remains available at all times to our residents and their families, and we thank them for their continued support.

 

21 October 2021

Latest update

Goodwin Aged Care Services can confirm no additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in any Goodwin facility or village at this time.

The two confirmed cases of COVID-19 at retirement living village, Goodwin Village Ainslie, continue to recover at home together and are being supported by ACT Health and the Goodwin team.

As always, the safety and wellbeing of our residents is our utmost priority, and we thank our residents and the community for their continued support as we work with ACT Health to minimise the spread of infection.

 

20 October 2021

Latest update

Goodwin Aged Care Services can confirm no additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in any Goodwin facility or village at this time.

The two confirmed cases of COVID-19 at retirement living village, Goodwin Village Ainslie, are currently recovering and are being supported by ACT Health and the Goodwin team. Our thoughts continue to be with these residents, and we wish them a quick recovery.

We have been communicating with ACT Health and have been advised that they are satisfied with Goodwin’s handling of the situation. They have advised that, at this stage, no additional restrictions are required to be placed on the village and Goodwin Village Ainslie has not been listed as an exposure site.

 

19 October 2021

Latest update

Goodwin Aged Care Services can confirm that an additional fully vaccinated resident has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) at retirement living village, Goodwin Village Ainslie in the ACT.

This second case is linked to the original case that was reported yesterday. They are spouses who have been quarantining together in their apartment. They are currently recovering at home and are being supported by ACT Health and the Goodwin team.

Our staff continue to focus their attention on the needs and safety of our residents, which is our utmost priority.

We thank our residents and the community for their support as we work to minimise the spread of infection.

There are no cases in any other Goodwin facility or village at this time.

 

18 October 2021

Resident at Goodwin Village Ainslie tests positive for COVID-19

Goodwin Aged Care Services can confirm that a fully vaccinated resident has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) at retirement living village, Goodwin Village Ainslie in the ACT.

Upon displaying symptoms, the resident self-presented at an ACT Health testing site. Following a positive test result they remain in quarantine in their apartment, along with their spouse who is awaiting test results. The source of the infection is unknown at this time.

Our thoughts are with this resident, and we wish them a quick recovery.

The safety and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority and Goodwin staff are assisting them with their daily needs.

Goodwin Village Ainslie is a retirement living community where retirees live independently.

The village’s common areas have been temporarily closed and are undergoing a deep clean while we do all we can to minimise the spread of infection. All residents have been notified and we will continue to ensure they are kept well informed.

Our staff have thoroughly prepared for a COVID-19 event.  They are trained in strict infection prevention and control protocols and are focusing all their attention on the needs and safety of our residents.

There are no cases in any other Goodwin facility or village, at this time.

If you would like further information than what is provided, please:

Visit: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/stay-safe-and-healthy/aged-care

Email: covid@goodwin.org.au

Media enquiries: 0415 094 702

Residential care

There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Goodwin Residential Care

Still accepting new residents

Goodwin Residential Care is accepting applications and new residents. Our Customer Liaison Officers will work closely with you for a smooth admissions process.

Visitors must book in advance
As of 15 October 2021, visitors are welcome into aged care facilities under certain conditions. Please speak to the concierge at your facility.
Visits must be booked in advance.

If you would like further information than what is provided, please:

Visit: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/stay-safe-and-healthy/aged-care

Email: covid@goodwin.org.au

or call the relevant Goodwin service.

Home care

There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Goodwin Home Care or community services
Home care support is continuing as scheduled.

Ensuring the safe care of our clients is our top priority, and support in the home is incredibly important at this time.

Masks are worn by all carers within the home and out in the community and rigorous hygiene protocols are in place, including pre-screening, to protect the safety of our community.

Goodwin Home Care is currently accepting new clients.

Day clubs

Day clubs reopened from October 20.

Clients will be notified personally.

Wellness centres

Wellness centres are closed until further notice.

Please call your relevant service/location to reschedule for a future date.

You may be able to receive these services in your home.

If you would like further information than what is provided, please:

Visit: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/stay-safe-and-healthy/aged-care

Email: covid@goodwin.org.au

or call the relevant Goodwin service.