COVID-19 Coronavirus information

Updated September 2021

This information will be updated as notified by Ministry of Health and as the alert levels change.

To help us keep our residents and staff safe from the Covid-19 Delta variant, the following guidelines apply until further notice:

Visitors

All family members must wear a mask and sign in and take and record your temperature.

Family Members only will be able to visit residents Monday to Friday 10-11:30am and 2:30 – 4:00pm

If families wish to visit at the weekend, please book an appointment with our clinical team as no ad hoc visits will be allowed through the weekend.

We ask that only 2 designated family members visit each resident at these times.

We ask that all residents and visitors follow these familiar COVID-19 hygiene measures:

  • Ensure good hand hygiene practices throughout the site.
  • Follow the Government’s mandate to wear a face covering within the site.
  • Ensure you keep a safe distance from our staff
  • Only visit residents’ rooms

If you have any of the symptoms below, please DO NOT enter Switzer.

COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • A new or worsening cough
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Sneezing and runny nose
  • Temporary loss of smell
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue
  • A fever of at least 38°C

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