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Coronavirus Update: Visiting is on a case by case risk assessment basis at the moment so get in touch for details. We are welcoming new Residents, both private and social service funded - have a look at our great video tour.

Transition Period for New Admissions

For more details of our transition period for incoming new Residents please call the homes or email us. 

In Summary:

• We never take covid positive Residents from hospital or home.

• We feel that a quick double negative test admission process holds more risk than we are willing to take and that the 7 day Transition Period is vital for the security of both new and existing vulnerable Residents.

• Thorough infection control processes and good PPE supply.

• Transition suite – ground floor bedroom for window and garden visits.

• First swab test 7 days prior to admission, second test 7 days after admission.

• Family member could move into nearby room to assist in transition period (on request)

• During Transition Period, one to one settling in time with staff to build care plan together

• Meals shared with member of our experienced staff team (if desired) in suite.

• Well-being co-ordinator liaison time with Resident and family noting social history

• Cook and kitchen team meetings to develop tailor made meal-time choices

• Hairdresser can visit in the Transition Suite (if desired)

• Laundry, housekeeping meeting opportunities plus maintenance man re pictures to hang etc.

• After second negative swab result, full integration into the care home community.

• Weekly staff and monthly Resident swab testing minimise risk levels