Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home



COVID-19 Updates

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we are doing everything we can to keep our residents and staff healthy and safe. Find the most up-to-date information on this page.


HOW TO CONNECT WITH LOVED ONES

Golden Dawn staff will continue to help you stay in touch with your loved ones as best as we can. 

To arrange a call, FaceTime video chat or palliative visit, please call Vicki at 519-793-3433 or email vcaudle@goldendawn.ca on Mon, Wed and Fri between 8-2, or Tues and Thurs 8-3. 

MENTAL HEALTH

There are a number of excellent online services that can help with mental health questions and concerns. These include Wellness Together Canada, www.Bouncebackontario.ca, and www.BigWhiteWall.com. Please reach out if you need support.

STAY CONNECTED THROUGH FACEBOOK

To help keep families connected at this difficult time, we are posting photos of our residents on Facebook. Follow us to see what your loved ones are up to!

We will continue to do our best to provide you with reliable information as quickly as possible. If you have any questions or concerns about your loved one, please email office@goldendawn.ca or contact the home at 519-793-3433.

UPDATES FROM GOLDEN DAWN 


May 21, 2021 - Directive #3 Update to Visiting Policy

General Visitors

  • Maximum of two general visitors at a time per resident
  • Children under the age of two years do not count towards the general visitor maximum
  • General visitors must be actively screened upon arrival and should not proceed beyond entry points/areas in the home
  • General visitors do not need to undergo a rapid antigen test as their visit will be outdoors over the fence
  • General visitors need to maintain physical distancing, wear masks, and maintain physical distance with residents
  • General visitors need to schedule their outdoor visit with their loved one by calling Life Enrichment @ 519-793-3433
Updated directive for Essential Care Givers is same as below.

May 20, 2021 - Directive #3 Update Concerning Residents:

It is important for residents to be able to engage in physical activity and take part in activities that bring them joy, comfort, and dignity while still remaining safe. Residents can leave the home to take a walk in the immediate area to support overall physical and mental well-being, including during the stay at home order. Ontario’s stay at home order includes outdoor exercise as one of the essential reasons to leave your home, and this is no different for residents of long term care homes.

Therefore, one essential caregiver at a time can take the resident out for a short walk around Lion’s Head.

The essential caregiver must be fully vaccinated (2 vaccines) and both (caregiver and resident ) must wear a mask while outside. We want to keep our residents safe and the home COVID free. Our residents cannot go down to the beach and socially gather with anyone who has not been screened by Golden Dawn.

It is also acceptable for the essential caregiver to take the resident out for a short car ride. Again as long as the caregiver is fully vaccinated and both (caregiver and resident) wear a mask.

Please call the home and speak with Life Enrichment 519-793-3433 and set up an appointment to take your loved one out.

Essential caregivers must pass screening protocol.

May 7, 2021 - Welcome Gerry Myles

April 3, 2021 - Changes to Visiting Residents

March 3, 2021 - Changes to visiting residents

January 15, 2021 - Media Release from Grey Bruce Public Health Unit - Vaccinations in Grey and Bruce

UPDATES FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH & LONG-TERM CARE: 

November 9, 2020 - Province Launching Recruitment Program to Support Long Term Care Sector.  New Resident Support Aides will assist residents with daily living activities.


Ontario Family Support & Action Line:  1-866-434-0144

During the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care families, staff, residents and the general public can call this number for questions or concerns, 7 days a week.


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