Updated Visitor Policies – Long Term Care

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Key Messages – Public – Updated Visitors Policies – Long-Term Care and Seniors’ Assisted Living Facilities  Date: August 23, 2020 The Ministry of Health, working with the provincial health officer, has developed updated guidelines to support visits between family members and residents of long-term care homes and seniors’ assisted living facilities. Under these new guidelines for social visits, residents can visit with one designated family member or friend*. *Facility staff/operator can approve a change to the designated visitor under extenuating circumstances; for example, if the visitor moves away or becomes ill and is unable to visit. One hundred percent of … Read more

Changes To Visitor Restrictions

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Victoria Chinatown Care is in the process of creating a detailed written safety plan for social visits. This plan must be approved by Island Health, prior to scheduling any social visits.  Our goal is to begin offering these visits by July 15, 2020.  An update will be posted once the plan is approved.  We are looking forward to seeing one designated social visitor per resident soon! If families have any questions or concerns about this order please do not hesitate to call Ramneet Sandhu, Director of Care. Ramneet’s phone:   250-381-4322 ext 207 Ramneet’s email:   rsandhu@vccscoiety.ca     See Recent Announcement … Read more

Ministry of Health Policy Communiqué

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Here you will find the most recent Health  Ministry communiqué relating to the requirements for preventing and controlling COVOD-19 especially for Long-Term Care and Seniors Assisted Living settings. It is signed by our Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry and Deputy Minister Stephen Brown and comes into effect on May 19-2020. Health  Ministry Communiqué This policy provides current family and visitor guidance as well as information on masks and respirators. If families have any questions or concerns about this order please do not hesitate to call Ramneet Sandhu, Director of Care. Ramneet’s phone:   250-381-4322 ext 207 Ramneet’s email:   rsandhu@vccscoiety.ca.   … Read more