Families may be allowed to visit loved ones in nursing homes for Father's Day.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said visitors may be allowed if the coronavirus cluster in the CBD remains under control.
There were recorded 13 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 pm August 31. Two cases are in hotel quarantine and 11 cases were locally acquired.
Ms Berejiklian said if the cluster stays contained she may reconsider the ban on visits to nursing homes in time for Sunday.
"We will update the aged care advice later in the week ahead of Father's Day and may be able to ease restrictions on aged care," she said.
Warrigal have planned several activities for Father's Day, however visitor restrictions are in place.
Community relations coordinator Elsbeth Olalia said additional Samsung tablets were provided to each home to record messages from the residents about the significance of the day.
"We will have additional staff working to help facilitate calls to families or visits in the 'Safe Visiting Areas'," she said.
"The 'Safe Visitng Areas' are designated areas created in each of our homes, each with separate entrances for residents and families.
"They are separated by polycarbonate sheeting, and each side is fully equipped with seating and microphones so families and loved ones can catch up.
"We have two rooms in our Goulburn homes. We are asking families to contact the management team of the local home to make a booking."
- Other planned activities include:
- Men's activities happening in morning
- Dining room decorated for fathers room, Lunch, beer wine
- Men Happy hour trivia in afternoon on the day
- Father's day gifts - Socks, chocolates, cards
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