The Ella Centre welcomes participants back!Posted in COVID-19 on Aug 07, 2020.
It is unimaginable how much has changed in our lives over the last few months. But it was with great joy that we opened our doors again on the 13th July!
We have had to be a bit more flexible, resourceful and careful so whilst business isn’t quite normal it is business as usual and we absolutely love having our Ella family back……
As always, and now more than ever, our participant's wellbeing and safety are at the very centre of what we do.
With the COVID-19 situation changing daily, we understand that many of our participant's and their carers and families have questions about the serv...
The Ella Centre Entry Screening ProcedurePosted in COVID-19 on Jul 02, 2020.
Entry Screening Procedure at The Ella Centre
In anticipation of The Ella Centre welcoming our participants, staff and volunteers back, we have introduced an Entry Screening Procedure to minimise the risk of viral transmission to our participants and staff.
At each entry point to The Ella Centre every staff member and visitor will be asked a standard set of screening questions.
- Have you been overseas or travelled in the last 14 days?
- Have you been in contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days?
- Are you in close contact with or caring for someone who i...
The Ella Centre Services UpdatePosted in COVID-19 on Jul 01, 2020.
The COVID 19 crises has been a difficult time for us all. The impact on The Ella Centre and those for whom we care has been significant. Not being able to provide our much loved group services to our long standing participants has been a huge challenge to everyone involved.
There are signs of a slow and careful recovery in the community and we are also making the appropriate arrangements to welcome our participants back and ensuring that The Ella is safe as well as welcoming.
Our commitment to continue to deliver the highest level of service and safety remains unchanged.
We thank you for your ...
The Ella Centre Services UpdatePosted in COVID-19 on May 21, 2020.
We hope that all our participants, carers and members of The Ella community are keeping safe and well.
In line with Government restrictions, The Ella Centre is now offering 1:1 support, both in the home and in the community. Some of the types of activities currently offered are arts and crafts, going out to exercise and grabbing a coffee from a local cafe. All activities are conducted within the Government safety guidelines. If you are interested in accessing these types of supports, please contact your Coordinator. If you are new to The Ella and are interested in finding out more information...
COVID-19 UpdatePosted in COVID-19 on Apr 16, 2020.
At The Ella Centre, the health and safety of our participants, staff and community is our priority. Due to COVID-19 and advice from the Department of Health, The Ella Centre is temporarily closed for service to the general public until further notice. We are looking at ways of safely offering support to participants during the pandemic. Our team is in contact with existing participants and will respond to needs on an individual basis.
We continue to monitor the situation regularly and will resume providing support to participants and families when it is safe to do so.
If you have any questions...