Aged care visitor restrictions ease

NSW Government

More people will be able to visit loved ones in NSW aged care facilities, with the two-visitor rule removed from Tuesday 15 December 2020.

The eased restrictions for aged care will come into effect in a COVID Safe way as community transmission remains low in NSW.

The new changes will allow more family and friends to visit loved ones living in aged care over the festive season.

Performers, choirs and musicians will now be able to perform in aged care homes again under the new changes. This will allow all the festive traditions of carols and Christmas concerts to take place in a COVID Safe way.

NSW Health Director of Aged Care Stefanie Williams said social connections are important for aged care residents.

“We are very pleased to enable residents to spend time with more of their loved ones this festive season and to provide this certainty for families as they finalise their plans,” Ms Williams said.

Learn more about the eased restrictions for aged care homes.

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