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COVID 19 Update May 2022

We are back open, visitors are welcome back, but at this stage still visiting in residents rooms. A RAT test must be conducted prior to entering the facility and appropriate paperwork must also be completed. Our hairdresser is back, our Resident Advocate Joan has returned and we are welcoming back our volunteers and we are

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COVID 19 Update 29th Sept 2021

Please be advised the Murray Haven Homes facility is in temporary lock-down due to the recent COVID casual exposure in Kerang, Victoria. Woolworths Kerang, 12 Nolan Street, Kerang is currently listed as a Tier 2 COVID-19 exposure site due to a case attending the venue.  If you visited this location on Sat Sept 25 2021:

COVID 19 Update 27th Sept 2021

Dear Family and Friends of Murray Haven Homes Re: COVID-19 Update – Eased Restrictions for visitors at Murray Haven Homes Murray Haven Homes would like to advise our families and friends, that the current lockdown restrictions for the facility have eased. The most significant change to come into effect is some easing of visits residents

Covid 19 Update 7th June 2021

Good afternoon – Relatives and Friends of Murray Haven Homes NSW Health, has provided us with additional updated public health advice, as of the 7th June 2021 Murray Haven Homes will be out of lockdown, as of the 8th June 2021 As a condition of entry and per the NSW Health Directive – all visitors from the age

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Murray Haven Homes Git Up Challenge

In October 2019. Murray Haven Homes hit the “Big Time” news, with the release of the Git Up challenge, in which many of our residents, staff and some of the local Primary School students took part. It grabbed the attention of the Australian national media, and was shown repeatedly on 7 News and other media

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COVID Update 10th July 2020

COVID -19 URGENT UPDATE Recent events have highlighted that the risk of COVID-19 is very real. With closed borders and heightened screening Murray Haven will continue to work to ensure the safety of all residents, staff and visitors. On Friday I received a letter which is from NSW health. It is reproduced below. The main

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COVID 19 Update 21st July 2020

For information to our Murray Haven Homes Ltd Community: Border restrictions change at Midnight on Tuesday July 21st 2020. This will have immediate effect on Murray Haven Homes and the ability to visit a loved one if you are a VICTORIAN resident. The following is from https://www.nsw.gov.au/news/restrictions-tightened-for-entry-to-nsw-from-victoria and has been edited for the purpose of this post:

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Offical Opening Ceremony for new Extension

Murray Haven Homes and the Barham Multi Purpose Service shared an opening ceremony on Friday March 20th 2020. Due to the very early stages of COVID-19 the ceremony was scaled back. Member for Albury, Mr Justin Clancy performed the plaque unveiling and was accompanied by Jill Ludford, Chief Executive of the Murrumbidgee Local Health Network.

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Semi Finalists-Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award 2020

Thanks to the diligence and dedication of the staff and employers, Murray Haven Homes has made it to the semi-finals of the Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award for 2020 in the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. This Award recognises and acknowledges businesses and not for profit organisations who focus strongly on

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COVID 19 Update 1st Nov 2020

COVID-19 has placed enormous strain on many people and Aged Care is no exception. The management team at Murray Haven have been monitoring all advice received from NSW Health and have noted a lessening in their restrictions. For that reason we see it as being appropriate to increase the opportunities for visits and family interactions

WINNER!! Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award 2020

MEDIA RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE MURRAY HAVEN HOMES WINS MAJOR AWARD Murray Haven Homes has won the prestigious Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award at the 2020 Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Murray Haven Homes won the Award from a strong field of nominations. The winners were announced on Friday 20th November

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Melbourne Cup Day 2020

Murray Haven Homes celebrated Melbourne Cup with our own luncheon and fashions on the field. The following photos capture the spirit of the day. The biggest roar of the day was saved for about 3:10pm when local lad Jye McNeil piloted Twilight Payment to an impressive win.                             

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COVID 19 Update 11th Mar 2021

Please note the change to the visitor policy: Please be advised that as of Thursday 11th March, the main entrance for Murray Haven will be open for all visitors and staff to use. We still require all visitors to sign-in and have their temperature checked on arrival.  There will be a station set up at the

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Murray Haven Homes Newsletter Edition 2, 2021

With the gentle easing of restrictions its lovely to see family and friends popping in and enjoying their loved one’s company. We are still unable to have gatherings in communal areas, but welcome visitors now through the front and into a resident’s room or a lovely outdoor space to enjoy each other’s company. Please enjoy

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Murray Haven Homes Newsletter Edition 1, 2021

Well, what a treat to have the Barham Primary kids pop up and sing all our old favourite Christmas songs. We had a wonderful Christmas Day with the residents, and a fantastic Christmas Party held outdoors, which was thoroughly enjoyed by residents, and their family and friends. We also had some fun on Australia Day

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Murray Haven Homes Newsletter Edition 5, 2020

In this edition of the Murray Haven Homes newsletter, we celebrate Father’s Day. Although it was a little different this year, it was special to be able to have a BBQ at the back of the facility, and listen to music from our wonderful Dave Shannon. For Aged care Employee Day, the staff at Murray

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Murray Haven Homes Newsletter Edition 4, 2020

Please enjoy reading the latest newsletter on our exciting happenings at Murray Haven, including a message from our CEO, our Italian Day and Christmas in July luncheon, along with several birthday celebrations. Edition 4 2020 Murray Haven Homes Newsletter

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Murray Haven Homes Newsletter Edition 3, 2020

In this edition of the Murray Haven Homes newsletter, the ladies enjoy a lovely high tea for Mother’s Day, we held an Anzac Day service with a difference, due to the COVID restrictions. Father Neale did a fantastic job, as did the residents with their Anzac Day poppy making artwork, which decorated the front of

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Murray Haven Homes Newsletter Edition 2, 2020

In this edition of the Murray Haven Homes Newsletter, we received two four-legged visitors by the names of Huey and Genesis. Huey and Genesis belong to one of our staff members and her daughter, and she thoughtfully brought them along to meet the residents. The Bunyips cooked up another one of their awesome feasts of