COVID-19 Information

Covid-19 information for our Maroba Community 

Visitation arrangements

  • Due to the current outbreak in Newcastle and the region, under NSW Health orders we are closed for visitation.  Consideration will be given to residents receiving visitors who are palliating and or deteriorating in health.
  • We have Zoom and FaceTime available to anyone who wishes to connect with their loved one and appointments can be made via Reception on (02) 4935 0300.


Useful resources & articles

The Australian Government Vaccine Eligibility Checker  – here

The Australian Government Covid-19: News and information for Australians about the development, approval process and plans for COVID-19 vaccines – access  here

A new resource – Covid 19 vaccination decision guide for frail older people – access  here

More information on Covid 19 vaccine rollout can be obtained via the following Australian Government website – here 

Public Health Orders located on NSW Health website – click here

NSW Health Resources for General Public – click here

Definition of  close-contacts

Definition of  casual-contacts

Fact sheet-Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information for families and residents on restricted visits to residential aged care facilities can be downloaded here from the Australian Government, Department of Health website.

information on Emergency Leave – Permanent Aged Care Residents download here 

To access information about the Industry Code of Conduct for visiting Residential Aged Care Homes click here

Information for Residents and Families – Secondary Triage, NSW Health download here

Sharon Claydon, House of Representative speech in Parliament praising Viv Allanson – download here

The Weekly Source – Editorial, 28 April 2020 ‘PM personally took Family’s Complaint to Quality Commission, aged care provider says’ download here 

The Weekly Source – Editorial, 12 June 2020 ‘Maroba Aged Care’s Viv Allanson: in the red, but doing everything “right” according to Government’s aged care business advisory service’ download here