The Government has developed the following booklet explaining how older people can access care in an aged care home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there.
Welcome To Columbia Aged Care Service
Columbia Aged Care Services offers residential aged care centres in Sydney’s Strathfield (Strathdale Centre), Marrickville (Acacia Centre), Chatswood (Willowood Centre), and in Oberon (Oberon Village).
We provide all our elderly residents with the highest quality aged health care, respect their individuality and assist them to maintain their health and well-being.
COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update
Columbia Aged Care consider the safety of our Residents and our staff our highest priority. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak situation closely.
All third party suppliers entering a Columbia Aged Care Facility are required to wash their hands prior to entry and we strongly advise that you wash your hands on departure.
We continue to communicate to Families, friends and those that support us in the day to day delivery of care. Everyone plays an important role in protecting our Residents.
REMINDER - Hygiene Recommendations
• Wash your hands frequently. Clean hands by using soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
• Coughing and Sneezing - cover mouth and nose with a tissue or flexed elbow - discard tissue immediately and wash hands.
• Stay away if you’re unwell. If you are feeling unwell - do not enter the facility.
• Avoid touching your face
• Limit your visit - visit only the person you have come to see.
• Follow directions from facility staff - It is important to follow any guidelines as directed by facility staff.
For online training on COVID-19 Infection Control please visit the Australian Government - Department of Health, online training site at https://www.covid-19training.gov.au/
Do you know someone who needs care?
Making the decision to move to an aged care nursing home is often difficult and there is a lot of information to take in when choosing a centre. We are here to help.
At Columbia Aged Care we aim to make the decision as easy as possible by providing step by step information.
"Aida, we extend our gratitude to you and every member of your staff for their professional and diligent help in caring for my mother’s needs, and pray that your lives and works be richly blessed. We again thank you for affording us a single room for mum's last days. Mum, together with our family, enjoyed greatly the bright, breezy and open outlook of her room."