COVID-19 Information

We pride ourselves at Wheatfields Incorporated on managing and focusing on the health, wellness and safety of our residents and staff in particular the management of COVID-19 risks. This page is to assist residents, families, visitors, staff and key stakeholders with information regarding how Wheatfields is responding to the current situation of COVID-19.

The Wheatfields Executive Team and Infection Prevention Control Lead are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation on a daily basis. We have management systems in place and implement these policies and processes as the needs arise.

Please do not visit Wheatfields if:

You, or anyone in your household, are unwell

You, or anyone in your household, have been told to self-isolate or self-quarantine, or are waiting for your COVID-19 test

You have not received a 2021 influenza vaccine unless you have been granted a medical exemption.

You have not received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine unless you have been granted a medical exemption.

The Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 44) (COVID-19) Direction was released 8 December 2021. You can view this Direction by clicking here https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.a

Masks are mandatory whilst onsite at Wheatfields including reception area. We thank everyone for their due diligence in maintaining the safety of everyone at Wheatfields by wearing your mask.

Implementation and management of Wheatfields Communal Area Infection Control Plan, including but not limited to density management.

All staff and visitors must have their 2021 Flu Vaccination and produce this evidence upon entry.

More Information

To monitor any local concerns of COVID-19 hotspots please click here https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/conditions/infectious+diseases/covid-19/testing+and+tracing/contact+tracing/contact+tracing

National COVID-19 Hotline 1800020080

Further support Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) 1800 700 600