CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19
We have pleasure in advising that the Home is Opening to visitors in the garden & through windows, on an appointment basis. The visits will be under the following conditions:
We are investing in various latest technology to keep our residents and staff safe, and were featured on BBC Look East for Temperature technology and sanitisation. We are constantly reviewing our robust PPE policy & cleaning regimes, so we are ahead of govt recommendations, & ensuring we stay alert through latest Public Health Training for staff.
These robust measures are absolutely necessary to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our vulnerable residents and we will continue to assess the risk and take steps to prevent, detect and control any spread of infections.
Please be aware that the guidelines in regard to best practice containment recommendations for the COVID-19 are developing and changing daily. This is the present situation, however, if circumstances change, further updates will be promptly announced.
Exceptions will be made for any urgent visits, but these would need to be ratified by the Manager or Directors of the home (for example Palliative Care)
In these uncertain times for the Residents’ personal safety they will be restricted to the Home at all times (we have discussed this with the Residents)
Families will be encouraged to SKYPE their loved ones;
We are working to ensure that our residents will be helped to use software for video calling, to allow families to keep in contact;
We are requesting families to provide us their email address. Please provide to the admin staff.
Activities within the home will be offered to head off any feelings of isolation.