Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home


July 18, 2022

Outbreak UPDATE

Grey Bruce Health Unit have declared the Respiratory Outbreak at Golden Dawn over.

Residents, their families, and visitors can all resume their regular activities and visitation to the home.

Thanks to all the families for your support during this time.


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ESSENTIAL CAREGIVERS

·          All essential caregivers who are fully vaccinated are permitted entry to the facility.

·          Masks are required at all times, an essential caregiver must pass the entrance screening and receive a negative rapid antigen test, every visit.

·          Masks are required inside the facility.

·          There is a maximum of four designated caregivers per resident at a time.

·          Essential caregivers are permitted to attend social activities with their loved one.

·          Appointments for visits are highly recommended.

·         If the home is in outbreak or the resident is isolating, then only one essential caregiver is permitted at a time.

 

SUPPORT WORKERS

·          Only fully vaccinated support workers are permitted at this time.

·          Masks are required at all times, a support worker must pass the entrance screening and receive a negative rapid antigen test, every visit.

 

STAFF VACCINATION GUIDELINES

·          Current staff and new hires are required to be fully vaccinated for covid-19.

·          In the event of an outbreak, all staff who are fully vaccinated are permitted to work.

 

WHAT IS FULLY VACCINATED

·          In Ontario, an individual is considered fully vaccinated if they have received the full series of a covid-19 vaccine authorized by Health Canada as per below.

a.       Two doses of any mRNA vaccine, or

b.       Two doses of AstraZeneca, or

c.       One dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), and

·          They received their final dose of the covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago.