Front view of Hampton Terrace

COVID-19


A Message From Our Administrator

Dear resident and family:

I am reaching out to each and every one of you to let you know that we are here for you and your loved one.
As you may be well aware, the entire world is facing this deadly Covid-19 pandemic, with no known treatment at the present time, and that our seniors are at the highest risk....

View Full Letter From Karen

A Message From Our Medical Director

To the Hampton Terrace Family- our residents and their loved ones,

It is understandable that you are concerned during the deadly COVID-19 Pandemic. Our patients, the frail elderly with multiple co-morbidities, are especially vulnerable. With current Public Health measures in place, deaths are expected to continue to rise in the near future..

View Full Letter From Dr. Chiu

Steps We Are Taking to Control the Virus

  • Vistors
  • No visitors to the Home
  • Multiple Workplace
  • Staff can work only at one home
  • Staff tested 2 x daily
  • Before start & completion of shift
    (staff with any symptom are sent home & must follow Ministry guidelines)
  • Staffing
  • Increased nursing hours. Increased housekeeping hours - cleaning high touch surfaces, hand rails, bed rails, door knobs
  • Surgical Masks/PPE
  • All staff must wear a surgical mask at work, including approved PPE for isolated residents. Sufficient back-up of PPE supplies-masks, gloves, gowns, goggles are available on site.
  • Cohorting
  • Staff assigned to work on one lane ONLY as much as possible
  • Meal Service
  • Room service for meals as necessary
  • Cloth Masks
  • Given to staff to wear outside of WORK for extra protection. Physical distancing out of workplace encouraged
  • Drop-off Centre
  • To deliver food, supplies, and equipment to minimize the entry of essential workers to the Home
  • Residents tested 2 x daily
  • Isolation of any symptomatic residents & immediately contacting PH to get the swabs/results done
  • Hospitalization of Covid-19 infected Residents /DNR Orders
  • To be discussed with families
  • New Admissions/Re-Admission
  • Require 14 days isolation
  • Palliative Care & Very Ill Residents
  • May visit - must be screened and wear PPE
  • Reporting
  • Working in close partnership with PH & Ministry
  • Confirmed Outbreak
  • Separating ill from well residents assigning same staff to look after the ill residents only
  • Discharge from Home
  • Family to decide - we are here to help