Category: News

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    Burwood Council Podiatry Service to Transfer to Presbyterian Aged Care

    June 12, 2020

    Presbyterian Aged Care (PAC) and Burwood Council announced today that the Burwood Council podiatry service will be transferred to PAC from 1 July 2020. The podiatry service receives an annual grant from the Commonwealth Community Home Support Programme (CHSP) and provides services to over 900 older people in the Inner West region. The service has […]

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    Adoption of the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes

    May 13, 2020

    I am writing to provide you with an update on the PAC policy on visits to our residential care homes. 13 aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations have recently put together an ‘Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19’. The Code was finalised after public consultation with both consumers and […]

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    Update on Visitor Rules for Entry into Residential Care Homes

    April 29, 2020

    I am writing to provide you with an update on the PAC policy on visits to our residential care homes. The health and welfare of our residents and staff is our highest priority and on March 29 PAC made the difficult decision to restrict all visitors to our residential care homes to end-of-life cases only, […]

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    Message from the CEO on Visitation to PAC Care Homes

    April 22, 2020

    Dear Residents in PAC Residential Care Homes and their Representatives We are aware of recent statements by the Chief Medical Officer and Prime Minister regarding visiting arrangements at residential care homes. COVID-19 is an evolving situation and we have always maintained that we will reconsider our visitation policy as new information on the outbreak comes […]

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    Video Message from our CEO Paul Sadler

    April 14, 2020

    Dear PAC Residents, Consumers and Family Members I wanted to provide you all with an update on the recent changes Presbyterian Aged Care has made to its operations in response to COVID-19. I thought the best way for me to do that at the present time is via video message. Please view the video here: […]

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    Lockdown of Residential Aged Care facilities

    March 30, 2020

    As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in Australia, please be assured that PAC is working tirelessly to ensure the safety of both our residents and staff. PAC has made the difficult decision that due to the increasing presence of COVID-19 in Australia and the large numbers of visitors continuing to visit our Residential Care […]

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    New Visitor Rules for Residential Aged Care Facilities

    March 18, 2020

    We are writing to update residents in PAC residential aged care homes, as well as their nominated representatives and families, on new restrictions that were announced today by the Australian Government on visitors to aged care facilities. All aged care facilities must now enforce limitations on visitors, with all visits to be of short duration […]

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    Message from the CEO on the Coronavirus

    March 13, 2020

    Presbyterian Aged Care (PAC) is taking the threat posed by the Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) very seriously. We are writing to update PAC consumers, residents and their representatives on the current work PAC is doing to protect you from Coronavirus, and the plans we have in place should a consumer or staff member become […]

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    Presbyterian Aged Care Thornleigh celebrates its official opening

    February 24, 2020

    On Thursday 20 February Presbyterian Aged Care (PAC) celebrated the official opening of PAC Thornleigh, a $25 million redevelopment of PAC’s existing residential aged care home in Sydney’s Northern Suburbs. The redevelopment took place in three stages. The scale of the expansion required PAC to use two adjacent plots of land with PAC Thornleigh increasing […]

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    PAC responds to the bushfire crisis

    February 12, 2020

    The recent bushfires have seen New South Wales in a state of emergency for months and made global headlines around the world. More than 19 million hectares of bush have been burned, more than 6000 buildings have been destroyed, more than 33 people have died and over one billion animal lives have been lost. Even […]

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