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Respiratory Outbreak Notice – Oct. 24, 2020

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Respiratory Outbreak Notice – Oct. 24, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL FAMILIES, RESIDENTS AND VISITORS OF APPLEFEST LODGE As of October 23, 2020, Applefest Lodge has been placed into Respiratory Outbreak status by our local Public Health Unit. All symptomatic residents have now been swabbed for respiratory illness and Covid19, and all staff have been advised to be tested as well. Although the home has not been declared a Covid-19 positive environment, it has been declared in Respiratory Outbreak. It is crucial that all precautions and restrictions be taken very seriously and, as such, the following changes are in effect as per the Retirement Home Regulatory Authority (RHRA) and the local Public Health Unit (PHU). 1) General visitors are not permitted. 2) In-person tours of the home are not permitted. 3) Support workers may still attend the home. 4) Caregivers are limited to one at a time. 5) Personal Care Service Providers (hair dressing, nail care) are not permitted. 6) All overnight resident absences are not permitted. 7) Short absences are not permitted, except for essential reasons ONLY. 8) No NEW admissions to the home without express consent of Public Health. 9) Congregate dining has been halted. 10) Social activities are not permitted. We wish to thank all residents and families for their concern and understanding, and especially for their diligence in adhering to the above directives. Should there be a change in the condition of any resident of Applefest Lodge, please be assured that the primary contact will be notified immediately.  If you still have questions, please refer to other resources available on this website, or call Gail Ellis at Applefest Lodge at gail.ellis@applefestlodge.ca or 613-475 3510 x414. We will update this information as it becomes available. Thank you, Gail Ellis, Executive Director, Applefest...

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COVID-19 Update – Sept 18 – Before I Visit Applefest

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COVID-19 Update – Sept 18 – Before I Visit Applefest

Before I Visit Applefest Please Read Public Health Ontario Recommended Steps – Putting on Personal Protective Equipment – Learn More  Before I Visit – Learn More For Families – Covid-19 Visitor Policy – Learn More Letter for Families, Residents and SDMs – Learn More The designated caregiver vs. the general visitor – Learn More Caregiver Designation Form – Print and fill out  ...

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We Are Hiring – Join Our Team

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We Are Hiring – Join Our Team

We Are Hiring – Join Our Team Click on the links below for details of the available positions Food Services Manager Cook Unregulated Care Provider (UCP)...

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COVID-19 Update July 17

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COVID-19 Update July 17

The safety and well-being of our residents is our top priority. This letter is to update you on how we are working to protect our residents from COVID-19, and help you understand the measures now in place. COVID-19 Update July 17, 2020

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COVID-19 Update June 11

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COVID-19 Update June 11

The safety and well-being of our residents is our top priority. This letter is to update you on how we are working to protect our residents from COVID-19, and help you understand the measures now in place. COVID-19 Update June 11, 2020  

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COVID-19 Update March 25

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COVID-19 Update March 25

The safety and well-being of our residents is our top priority. This letter is to update you on how we are working to protect our residents from COVID-19, and help you understand the measures now in place. COVID-19 Update March 25, 2020  

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