COVID-19 Information Updates from the CEO

This page contains updates from the CEO regarding precautions Harbison has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please take time to read the latest update: Harbison COVID-19 Update 29.07.2020 Harbison is currently closed to the public, however you can still book virtual visits. Our COVID-19 Visitor Policy is regularly updated as per NSW Health guidelines so […]

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Care Packages for Residents and Online Shopping

Families of residents are encouraged to send care packages during restricted visitor access. We ask they do not send perishable food as it will be disposed of in accordance with Harbison food and safety rules. We are also happy to receive orders from Woolworths and other online retailers. Please ensure you provide online retailers with […]

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COVID-19 Visitor Policy

Public health directives are currently in place for all residential aged care services in South Western Sydney. As a result Harbison is closed to all visits in order to protect our vulnerable residents to COVID-19. Please take time to read our Visitor Policy. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Harbison COVID-19 Visitor Policy 15.07.2020

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Moss Vale Renovations

Since November 2019, Moss Vale has been undergoing renovation to improve resident service and communal areas — including a new café, hairdresser and shop — as well as creating updated work spaces for staff. Despite setbacks caused by the recent bushfire crisis and the current COVID-19 pandemic, great headway has been made to give Moss […]

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Visitor Pod at Burradoo

Our Visitor Pod at Burradoo was officially opened on Monday, 25 May 2020. The pod is a 3m x 5m temporary structure designed to allow longer visits. The inside of the air-conditioned pod is divided by a partition to keep residents safely isolated from their visitors. Initially, visits inside the pod will be limited per […]

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Mother’s Day Treats from The Loch

The Loch has partnered with Harbison to offer special treats this Mother’s Day! The Loch is an isolated, working farm and garden in Berrima which is famous for their paddock-to-plate dining and house-made cakes, jams and chutneys and hand-restored antiques. This Mother’s Day, The Loch has a selection of beautiful flowers and delicious treats available […]

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Harbison promotes the use of the COVIDSafe app. This is an important new tool to control our COVID-19 risk. Please consider using it. Like hand washing and social distancing, it may save lives. Information about the app is available using the following link: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covidsafe-app

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An Anzac Day Message from Our Chairman

Friday 24th April, 2020 Lest We Forget Just outside the buildings of the War Memorial in Canberra stands Peter Corlett’s sculpture of Simpson and his donkey. John Simpson was a private in the Australian Army Medical Corps. With his donkey Murphy he carried the wounded ‘through deadly sniping and furious shrapnel fire’ to the safety […]

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Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety for Older People

As the number of COVID-19 cases rise across Australia, the level of anxiety within the community is likely to increase. The following tips may help older Australians to keep stress and anxiety at bay during this challenging period. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anxiety and Ataying Mentally Healthy for Older Adults

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Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

Our Clinical Psychologist has shared the following to help you deal with Coronavirus anxiety: FACE COVID: How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis Tips for coping with Coronavirus anxiety If you would like to talk to someone, please give us a call on 02 4868 6200 and we will put you in touch with […]

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