We did it! What another outstanding achievement at Fortress Allambie! On 9 July 2020, we reached 100 days without our residents experiencing a cold, flu or COVID-19! I want to thank a remarkable group of staff who have collectively across the entire Company of Allambie Heights Village Ltd. done everything right in terms of hygiene, […]
Our 80 days free of cold, flu or COVID-19 was recently featured in the national online aged care news website, The Weekly Source. Read the article here »
No colds, no flu and no Covid-19 over the past 80 days among residents at Allambie Heights Village Residential Aged Care Facility! That’s an excellent record of staff adherence to Infection Controls and Hygiene Practices across the entire Company of Allambie Heights Village Ltd. We started counting the days after the evening of 31 March […]
‘Fortress Allambie’ entered into Elevated Restricted Access status on the evening of 31 March 2020. No relatives or visitors were permitting access to the residential aged care facility except on compassionate or medical grounds in respect of only a very small number of residents’ relatives whom we accommodated with visits under strict Infection Control Procedures. I […]
When everyone else in the community was sleeping, residents at ‘Fortress Allambie’ were partying. Snapshots from the evening
LASA sends our Casino Royale Nationally around Australia and states, ‘These are exciting opportunities to showcase the incredible work you are doing in very challenging times. Here is a great example, with a special ‘James Bond 007 Celebration’ held last night at Allambie Heights in Sydney”.
Our Casino Royale night has received National exposure after it was featured in the Donaldson Sisters’ e-newsletter that discussed aged care 101. Below is a copy of the newsletter article. You can watch the video by scrolling down the page.
Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) have partnered with Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) and engaged well known Dr Norman Swan to present a short educational video answering 5 key questions about COVID-19 Watch the video here »
Allambie Heights Village CEO was interviewed by Channel 9 news on 23rd April 2020 discussing why restricted access at aged care facilities is so important. “We’re in elevated restricted access because we want to save lives”, commented Ciaran Foley, CEO of Allambie Heights Village (aka Fortress Allambie). Watch the Channel 9 News clip below. With confirmation of […]
OPINION. Allambie Heights Village Residential Aged Care Facility on Sydney’s Northern Beaches or ‘Fortress Allambie’ as it is being referred to following the installation of a banner there in mid-April, went into Restricted Access for relatives’ visits about mid-March 2020. It then went into a status of ‘Elevated Restricted Access’ on the evening of 31 […]