On 10 April 2020, the State Coordinator made a Direction under the Emergency Management Act 2004 to limit entry into residential aged care facilities.
Current direction details
This direction may be cited as the Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 10) (COVID-19) Direction 2020.
It came into effect at 12:01 am on Saturday 3 October 2020 and revokes the Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 9) (COVID-19) Direction 2020.
The Direction outlines restrictions which impact a resident’s ability to leave residential aged care facilities, along with visitation rights to these facilities.
FAQs related to this Direction are in the Residential aged care facilities section on the Common Questions page.
For more information about this Direction, see the SA Health website.