CHANGES TO RESIDENT VISITORS GUIDELINES

2022-07-01T07:32:58-05:00July 1st, 2022|

June 30, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: We are pleased to announce changes to the Shared Health guidelines, which enable four designated family caregivers to be identified for each resident.  Please contact the unit Social Worker to add designated family caregivers to the list.  In room visitation for residents will still be limited two people at a time.  We are also now allowing visitors to assist residents with meals in the dining room.  Eye protection is no longer required for visitors when visiting in the absence of outbreaks. As per the Holy Family Home policy, all persons entering the home [...]

Resident Satisfaction Survey

2022-06-28T17:51:11-05:00June 28th, 2022|

June 28, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: We will be completing resident satisfaction surveys via a volunteer beginning this Wednesday, June 29, 2022.  The volunteer will meet with those residents identified by the Social Workers as able to participate in the survey.  The volunteer will ask the questions and document the responses. Family satisfaction surveys will be distributed next week . We look forward to everyone’s participation and will share results at a later time.  If you have questions, please contact the Social Worker assigned to your resident’s unit. Thank you for your support.  Sincerely, Tara-Lee Procter (Maciuszonek) Chief Executive [...]

WRHA Strategic Planning Survey – Your Invitation to Participate

2022-05-31T15:28:21-05:00May 31st, 2022|

The WRHA is in the process of developing its first new strategic plan. This new plan is very important for us as it will help us confirm a shared vision and values, as well as identify what we need to do to improve our organization, our partnerships and the health care services we provide. For this plan to work, it needs to be informed by people who have a stake in a healthier community and a stronger WRHA. Everyone – from patients, clients, and residents to partners and staff - have a valuable perspective of health care services, operations and [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-25T14:34:06-05:00May 25th, 2022|

May 25, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: We are very pleased to inform you the remaining outbreak on 4C St. Martha’s / St. Basil’s has been declared over in consultation with WRHA Infection Prevention and Control.  The units will reopen tomorrow.  There are no outbreaks currently in the Home.  Fully vaccinated designated family caregivers and general visitors can visit in the resident’s room. There can be a maximum of two visitors (designated family caregivers or general visitors) visiting at a time.  The courtyard and the park will be available for visitation for fully vaccinated designated family caregivers or general visitors. [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-23T18:59:06-05:00May 23rd, 2022|

May 23, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: There have been no additional COVID-19 positive residents in the Home.  4C - St. Martha’s / St. Basil’s is the remaining outbreak within the Home. Effective May 24, 2022, we are pleased to inform you that fully vaccinated general visitors can re-enter the Home for visitation in the resident’s room with the exception of 4C - St. Martha’s / St. Basil’s which remains in outbreak.  There can be a maximum of two visitors (designated family caregivers or general visitors) visiting at a time.  Fully vaccinated designated family caregivers can continue to visit residents [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-18T19:12:57-05:00May 18th, 2022|

May 18, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: We are happy to share that 4A – St. Joseph’s unit has had their COVOID-19 outbreak declared over in consultation with WRHA Infection Prevention and Control.    There has been one additional COVID-19 positive resident on 4C – St. Basil’s / St. Martha’s today and one COVID-19 positive resident on 3CS – St. Paul’s.  This unit is not considered to be in outbreak at this time as per Shared Health’s definition.  4C – St. Basil’s / St. Martha’s is our one remaining unit in outbreak at present.   The family of this resident has been informed and [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-16T17:44:28-05:00May 16th, 2022|

May 16, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: We are sorry to share there have been two more residents who were COVID-19 positive pass away.  Our sincere condolences and prayers to the families at this difficult time.  There have been two additional COVID-19 positive residents on 4C – St. Basil’s / St. Martha’s units. The families of these residents have been informed and if there are any issues with your family member, the unit staff will contact you by phone.   The outbreaks on 2A – Sacred Heart and 1CN – St. Luke’s have been declared resolved effective tomorrow as per [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-12T16:35:36-05:00May 12th, 2022|

May 12, 2022                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dear Residents and Families: There has been one additional COVID-19 positive Resident in our 4C – St. Basil’s / St. Martha’s outbreak.  The families of these residents have been informed and if there are any issues with your family member, the unit staff will contact you by phone.   There have been eighty-five residents who have recovered past the infectious period.  Sadly, there have been eight residents who have passed away.  Fully vaccinated Designated Family Caregivers will continue to be able to visit on all units whether there is an outbreak on the unit or not.  [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-11T08:57:00-05:00May 11th, 2022|

May 10, 2022                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dear Residents and Families: We are happy to share the outbreaks for 3C St. John’s / St. Paul’s and for 1CS – St. Nicholas’ were declared over today as per WRHA Infection Prevention and Control.  There were no additional COVID-19 positive results today. Our current COVID-19 status is as follows: UnitNumber of Residents Positive for COVID-194A – St. Joseph’s252A – Sacred Heart114C – St. Martha’s / St. Basil’s  201CN – St. Luke’s21 The families of these residents have been informed and if there are any issues with your family member, the unit staff will contact you by [...]

COVID UPDATE

2022-05-09T16:15:49-05:00May 9th, 2022|

May 9, 2022 Dear Residents and Families: We are saddened to share the passing of another resident who was positive for COVID-19.  Our sincere thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time.  We are hopeful the outbreaks for 3C St. John’s / St. Paul’s and for 1CS – St. Nicholas’ will be declared over tomorrow.  We will work with WRHA Infection Prevention and Control to make that determination tomorrow morning.  Our current COVID-19 status is as follows: UnitNumber of Residents Positive for COVID-194A – St. Joseph’s252A – Sacred Heart114C – St. Martha’s / St. Basil’s  203C St. John’s / [...]

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