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Jewish Care Victoria
September 15, 2020, 4:51 pm
A stiff necked people
'The only place to which an elderly Russian immigrant, or an impoverished Holocaust survivor can turn to for a bed is Jewish Care'.
September 10, 2020, 12:00 am
No active cases among Jewish Care Vic residents
The positive development comes just three weeks after there were 31 active cases among residents, and 20 diagnosed cases of staff at the facility.
September 3, 2020, 12:00 am
Reduction in COVID-19 infections
There are currently two active cases among residents and six among staff at Jewish Care Victoria’s residential home in Windsor.
August 26, 2020, 9:26 am
Second elderly resident at Jewish Care passes away
Two elders have now passed away since the start of the shutdown on August 3. Currently, there are eight active cases among residents and 16 active cases among staff.
August 20, 2020, 5:00 am
Infection toll keeps climbing
As of Wednesday morning, there were 31 active COVID-19 cases among Jewish Care Victoria residents – four more than on Sunday night – and 20 among staff.
August 12, 2020, 9:45 am
Jewish Care resident passes away, 23 diagnosed
An elderly resident at Jewish Care Victoria's residential home in Windsor has passed away after contracting COVID-19; 23 elders and 12 staff members have tested positive.
August 6, 2020, 12:00 am
Spotlighting family violence
Jewish Care Victoria has launched a new animated video campaign to help build awareness of family violence.
August 5, 2020, 2:08 pm
11 Jewish Care residents test positive to COVID-19
Jewish Care Victoria CEO Bill Appleby said the residents were "currently stable and being cared for by our staff".
August 4, 2020, 5:55 pm
Three Jewish Care residents test positive to COVID
Two cases were diagnosed on Monday in an elder and in a staff member. On Tuesday, two additional residents were diagnosed and one other has presented with symptoms.
August 2, 2020, 10:40 pm
Jewish Care’s isolation gambling warning
'For older people, there is also a generally reduced ability to manage the damage that can be caused by gambling'.
July 30, 2020, 12:32 pm
Smorgon House kitchen worker diagnosed with COVID
The individual last worked at Gary Smorgon House on July 19, and Jewish Care reports that no close contacts have been identified among Jewish Care elders or staff.
July 8, 2020, 1:07 pm
‘This pandemic remains with us’
Communal leaders have issued a reminder that 'anyone who has recently travelled to Melbourne must self-isolate for 14 days upon their return'.
June 18, 2020, 12:00 am
Abuse reports to surge?
As lockdown measures begin to ease and the opportunity to reach out increases, Jewish Care is anticipating an influx of reports of abuse.
May 7, 2020, 5:30 am
Restrictions on Jewish aged care facilities eased
In Melbourne, Emmy Monash will reintroduce face-to-face visitor bookings from May 11, while in Sydney, Montefiore is now allowing 20-minute visits by up to two family members.
March 26, 2020, 6:00 am
Aged care in lockdown
'Our residents realise that their age cohort are the ones at greatest risk in terms of the impact of COVID-19'.