Newsletter 13 May

May 13, 2020

Important Information

Easing of
COVID-19 Restrictions in Victoria
The Victorian Government has announced that new arrangements will come into effect at 11.59pm on Tuesday 12 May.

Please be aware this is NOT a “return to normal” situation.

Visiting family and friends, Victorians are now able to leave their home, with a maximum of 5  people  gathered together;

Outdoor gatherings of 10 people  or less;

Private worship ceremonies of up to  10 people  are permitted, plus those needed to run the service;

Retail stores remain open, with 4 square meters per person limits.

Housekeeping Notices


  • Hand Sanitizers
    Hand sanitizers have been installed by all three lifts in the garage. Please be sure to use them before entering the lifts.
  • Ongoing Maintenance At Hester Canterbury
    During the week there will be several areas in the Hester Canterbury courtyard garden being dug up as part of ongoing maintenance work.While this work is being done, please be very careful and watch your step when traversing these areas
  • Flu Shot Reminder
    As mentioned in  last weeks newsletter as of 1 May 2020, it is a requirement that ALL persons entering a Residential Aged Care home must have a current flu vaccination. Please consider this when visiting friends at Faversham House as a copy (paper, electronic or image) of vaccination receipt must be shown before entry is granted This will provide additional protection to our staff, residents and their families.
  • A Hester Boredom Buster
    The whiteboard with all the photos of you gorgeous,
    young things is now on display in the lounge area.
    Please write your answers on the answer sheet provided
    and drop it into the office when complete.
    The last day for entries will be Monday 18th of May.
    The winner/s will be announced soon.
    Good Luck.

A Slice of History


1861   Britain declares its neutrality in the American Civil War.
1938   When the Saints go Marching In” is recorded by Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra.
1940   Winston Churchill gives his first speech as Prime Minister “I nothing to offer but   blood, toil, tears and sweat”…
1981   Pope John Paul the 2nd was shot 4 times in St Peter’s Square, The Vatican City. (He survived).

Riddle Me This…

  1. What 4 legged animal can jump higher than a house?
  2. What has a neck but no head?
  3. What room can nobody ever enter?
  4. Where do you go in through one hole and come out through two holes at the same time?
  5. The harder you hit me, the greater I become. What am I?
Answers below

Week four of the Autumn Menu starts on Monday 17th May.
Please place any orders by lunchtime the Thursday before.
Bon Appetit!

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Riddle Me This Answers: 1.  Any, houses can't jump     2. A bottle     3. A mushroom     4. By putting on your trousers     5. A crater