On May 21, 2021, the Ministry of Long-Term Care provided Long-Term Care Homes, with information regarding changes to outdoor visits for general visitors and essential caregiver visitors.
As you will have heard, yesterday, the government released its “Roadmap to Reopen”, a three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures.
In accordance with provincial regulations, recreational amenities in Elgin County will reopen to the public on Saturday May 22, 2021.
Elgin County wants to remind residents that all current emergency orders remain in effect this Victoria Day Weekend, including the closure of outdoor recreational amenities.
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We are excited to announce that we have just updated our online database to include the Elgin County Museum as well as partner museums in Elgin County and St. Thomas, as a single search interface.
As a result of delays associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic the King George VI Lift Bridge Rehabilitation will continue until June 25, 2021.
While the Infection Prevention and Control measures in Long-Term Care Homes (LTCH’s) of masking, protective eyewear, physical distancing, resident and staff cohorting, visitor policy, and immunization have been highly effective in minimizing transmission of COVID-19, the Ministry of Long-Term Care (MLTC) has heard from families, residents and families within the current COVID-19 long-term care home experience.
On May 4, 2021, the Ministry of Long-term Care, provided information to Long-Term Care Homes regarding updates to Directive #3 and the new Ministry of Long-Term Care COVID-19 Guidance Document for LTCH’s in Ontario, to be implemented as soon as feasible.
With the heralding of warmer weather, many residents and their essential caregivers will wish to head outdoors to enjoy some fresh air, hear the birds and enjoy the gardens on the beautiful Elgin Homes grounds. The garden work has started and we can see spring and summer foliage awakening around us.
This year, we are required to ensure that we adhere to and follow local Municipal and Provincial COVID-19 guidelines that have been put in place to ensure the safety of the public as well as the residents, visitors and staff at the County of Elgin Homes.