COVID-19

Information

 IMPORTANT UPDATE:

As from the 4th April 2022 the visiting guidance has changed.

There are no nationally set direct restrictions on visiting in care homes.

  • Care home residents will no longer be limited to who can visit.
  • Each resident is encouraged to have one nominated care giver. (please see government guidance on this)
  • End of life visits will always be supported.

Please see link below on the current visiting guidance and information regarding essential care givers.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/visiting-care-homes-during-coronavirus/update-on-policies-for-visiting-arrangements-in-care-homes

Essential care givers take part in the same testing program as the staff.

STAFF:

There has been new guidance with testing for all staff.

Staff will no longer be required to carry out weekly PCR tests, and staff test before each shift using lateral flow tests.

outbreak testing remains the same.

 

VISITING:

All visits into the care home will be supported by following the homes policy on visiting during covid. You can find this information at the home's entrance.

Face Masks must be worn in and around the home at all times. hand washing/santised will be required upon entry.

The guidance surrounding testing for visitor has changed but we encourage all visitors to carry out a test, to protect others.

All tests carried out can be registered using the homes UON (information on request). You can register tests using this link below https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result

Please do not enter the care home if you are feeling unwell or if you have symptoms of coronavirus, flu or norovirus.

Outdoor visits are encouraged and can take place (weather permitting) in the homes garden. If someone is likely to come in contact with bodily fluids such as coughing a face mask should be worn.

If you wish to seek more advice regarding visiting, Please contact the home or use the contact us function on our website.

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