10 Nov 21 Update

Hello Carinya Community Yesterday the Qld Government released their plan that will come into effect at this stage from 17 December 2021. The significant impact that it will have for Carinya is that all visitors will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 – this means having two shots of …


20/07 UPDATE

Hello Carinya Community Some of you may be aware that a case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Mareeba today. The advice we have received from Tropical Public Health is this case has been deemed as low risk at this stage due to appropriate measures being taken by the person …


27/05 – UPDATE

FLU VACCINATIONS COMPULSORY FROM 31st MAY Hello Carinya Community A reminder that under the Aged Care Direction # 28 : **** after 30 May 2021, all visitors, staff, and contractors must have an up to date vaccination against influenza, if the vaccination is available to that person. Note: the vaccination …

10/03 – lockdown

Lockdown at Carinya – Respiratory Infections To all, There has been a number of respiratory cases reported by residents and staff this week. This is not COVID 19 illness, but our usual seasonal flu type illness. All areas are impacted across Carinya. Jim Chapman Lodge, Enid Collins Lodge and Kevin …

05/02 Update

Hello Carinya Community Please see below for the latest Aged Care Direction # 23 with information in regards to visitors from Melbourne. Have a good weekend. Kind Regards David Osborne Chief Executive Officer…/aged-care  



Hello Carinya Community Aged Care Direction #15 came into effect yesterday and the changes they bring are as follows:



Hello Carinya Community The Qld Government has issued the latest Aged Care Direction #10. There are no significant changes from earlier versions to visitors to our Home and also Residents being able to leave for the attached reasons. Changes include workforce management processes and also changes for Homes that are …


10/07 COVID-19 / Influenza Information Update

Hello Carinya Community As a result of a number of Residents that have flu like symptoms at present, Carinya will close to all Visitors until further notice. Please be advised that if you have any concerns to call and speak with our Nursing Team. The primary contact of any Residents …


01/07 COVID-19 Information Update

Please be advised that we will have visiting hours on weekends, as from this coming weekend (July 4th & 5th) from 9.00am until Midday on both the Saturday and Sunday. The protocols of having a current flu vaccine and hand hygiene absolutely still apply as does the fact that if …


17/06 COVID-19 Information Update

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Qld Aged Care Directions have been updated to No 6. The main changes include: People Entering: • Visitors – up to two at any one time. • NO limit on number of visits or length. • Visits to be in Resident room or private area, not communal …