We make these changes in the best interests of loved ones living with disability and/or mental health struggles — their health and safety is our priority as is the health of our staff who provide the dedicated support.
For the most up to date information about COVID-19 and the vaccine rollout please the government website below.
The Australian Government have prepared 10 ‘Easy Read’ fact sheets for anyone with a disability. You can access them by visiting the official website below.
In line with Stage 5 Covid Restrictions in South Australia , we are implementing temporary visitor restrictions in order to protect the health and safety of our staff, customers and their families.
During this lockdown, family members are not permitted to take their loved ones out for day trips or move them between households.
If there is a requirement to visit a loved one for care or compassionate reasons, we have encouraged families to liaise with sites directly.
AnglicareSA has directed any employees who have visited a COVID-19 hotspot to undergo immediate testing and quarantine. Employees have also been directed to self-isolate if they come into contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Please remember if you are feeling unwell to follow advice from SA Health. Click here for the latest list of current COVID-19 exposure sites.
Our teams on site are ready to assist family and friends keep in touch via phone and online. Over this period our teams on site are ready to help connect customers with family over the phone and online.
We have communicated to family and friends to contact our sites directly if they have specific questions or concerns.
All group programs are operational and being implemented with required COVID-19 safety plans in place.
Our Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre (ASELCC) in Prospect is continuing to operate with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
Outreach services (1:1 services)
As an essential service, we are currently providing a mixed service format with face-to-face and telehealth delivery. Where possible, customers have been offered telehealth appointments or opportunities to reschedule.
We have communicated to those who access our services, family and friends to contact their services directly if they have specific questions or concerns.
These restrictions will be in place until further notice.
We appreciate that this is a stressful and difficult time for many in our community. We’ve informed all families to contact our Disability and Mental Health Team with any questions and concerns.