Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Wednesday 10/13/2021

 

Dear Families/Responsible Party,

Good Afternoon

We have just completed our second round of facility based testing and all resident tests are negative. We are going to resume indoor/outdoor visitation today 10/13/2021 at 12pm. There will be no visitation permitted on the C2 unit at this time.   There are a few residents on C1 that are not permitted visitors. Please check with nursing or your social worker to assure you are going to be able to visit.

  • Some important reminders:

  •  All residents are strongly encouraged to always keep their mask on when they leave their room.

  •  Residents are free to access patios and move throughout facility . Excluding C2. Masks are strongly encouraged.                                   

  •  All Visitors MUST always keep their masks on regardless of vaccination status.

  •  Only two visitors are allowed for each resident


  •  No visitors can be in dining rooms during our mealtime. Dining Rooms will resume for breakfast 10/14/2021.

  •  Gift shop and Volunteers can resume tomorrow.

  •  We are strongly discouraging room visits . If you need to visit in the room please make this visit brief.

  •  Please practice hand hygiene upon entrance /exit to facility, entrance/exit from  unit, entrance/exit  to room, and   after  contact with surroundings.

  • Please remember that visitation can be stopped at any time to protect the safety of all our residents.

  •  Non vaccinated residents are not permitted visitors at this time. Please reach out to your social worker if you have any questions.

  • Admissions will resume tomorrow 10/14/2021.

Respectfully,

Administration

 

Additional Information

Please know that we are doing everything we can to limit the spread of Covid-19 within our facility by:

  1. Testing of Residents and Staff completed according to CDC guidance.
  2. Monitoring all employees and healthcare personnel for symptoms of respiratory illness every day prior to starting their shift;
  3. Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) (e.g., wearing masks, face shields, eye protection, gowns, gloves)
  4. Monitoring for respiratory symptoms and illness in our residents every day.
  5. Implementing enhanced cleaning schedules.
  6. Developed a cohorting plan of residents according to CDC recommendations in collaboration with the Bucks County Health Department.
  7. Neshaminy Manor continues to take aggressive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, including taking temperatures and monitoring for symptoms three times per day; requiring staff to wear protective items including masks, face shields, eyewear, gowns and gloves; performing enhanced cleaning; and reviewing all new federal guidelines pertaining to this constantly changing pandemic.