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Date Posted
August 4, 2022

we have received confirmation from Grey Bruce Public Health that the second floor of Rockwood Terrace is in a confirmed COVID-19 Outbreak.  There are currently 2 positive resident cases, and 2 high risk contacts that are isolating and receiving care.  

The following steps are in place:

  • Enhanced monitoring for new symptoms in all residents and staff in the outbreak area, including twice a day screening with temperature checks for 2nd floor residents.
  • Weekly infection prevention and control audits, and additional Hand Hygiene Audits have been implemented.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection practices. 
  • Cohort dining procedures have been implemented.
  • High risk close contacts are isolating in their rooms, in room meal service has been implemented.
  • All second floor social and group activities have been suspended.
  • All staff are wearing N95 mask, eye protection, and additional PPE as required on the affected home area.
  • General visits have been suspended for 2nd floor.
  • Designated Care Partner visits are limited to one (1) visitor per resident on 2nd floor.
  • HEPA filter units have been strategically placed on both home areas to maximize air quality.
  • All staff are wearing N95 mask, eye protection, and additional PPE as required on the affected home area.

 

We will provide COVID-19 outbreak updates on Tuesdays and Fridays, unless there is an significant change. As a reminder, please continue to follow the 3 Ws: Wash your hands frequently; Watch your distance (ideally 6 feet); and, Wear masks correctly. Please do not visit the home if you are feeling unwell. If you require additional information, please contact the home at 519-369-6035


Yesterday, Public Health placed the Second Floor of Rockwood Terrace in a suspect COVID-19 Outbreak. There is currently 1 confirmed resident PCR test. Residents that were considered close contacts are isolating, and have been tested for COVID-19. These results have returned negative. Close contacts will be retested on day 5 as per the current COVID-19 protocols. 

In addition, public health has advised general visits are suspended for those in isolation. Designated Care Partners (DCPs) may continue to visit.

Enhanced infection control protocols are in place as we take swift action to halt the spread of the virus.  We are working closely with our Public Health partners, and the safety and wellbeing of our residents and staff is our highest priority.

In response, we are taking the following steps:

• All staff are wearing N95 mask, eye protection, and additional PPE as required on the affected home area.

• Designated Care Partner visits are limited to one (1) visitor per resident in isolation.

• Additional Hand Hygiene Audits have been implemented.

• HEPA filter units have been strategically placed on both home areas to maximize air quality.

Please do not visit the home if you are feeling unwell. If you require additional information, please contact the home at 519-369-6035. Thank you for your continued patience. Please continue to follow the 3 Ws: Wash your hands frequently; Watch your distance (ideally 6 feet); and Wear masks correctly.

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