Showing posts from April, 2020

April 27, 2020

As of this morning, there are no known positive cases in our facility. We continue to follow the guidance from CDC, Department of  Health and Department of Human Services as well as our Home Office.  We are monitoring our residents for any signs or symptoms as well as vital signs. Staff continue to be screened at the beginning of their shift and the end of it. They are aware if they become ill during their shift to alert us to be screened again. No staff are allowed to work while sick. Everyone in the building is required to wear a mask during their shift and we are asking residents when they come out of their room to wear one as well to protect everyone. We also continue to serve meals in residents room and provide one on one activities. The management team here will begin making weekly calls to families to provide updates and answer questions as well. We are also isolating items being delivered to the building for 24 hours and disinfecting them. Please continue to check back for upda

April 18, 2020

Deliveries as of 4/16/2020 W e have received guidance regarding how long the virus is believed to remain on surfaces such as paper, cardboard, mail, etc... As an added precaution, any mail or packages that are brought in to the facility will be isolated for 24 hours before being sent to the resident.  Laundry and clothing will also be isolated for 24 hours prior to being distributed to the resident.  Staff who order food from outside for delivery will be required to meet the delivery vendor outside of the facility and consume the food in their vehicle.   Upon returning to the facility, the staff will be required to wash or sanitize hands and be screened for temperature before returning to the units.  If residents order food from an outside vendor for delivery, staff will meet the delivery vendor outside the facility with a clean food container and transfer the food into the new container before being given to the resident. We have blocked off two parking spots wi
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