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COVID-19 Visitor Information for Seniors' Supportive Housing

Visiting Seniors' Supportive Housing

During the COVID-19 pandemic, visiting practices at our sites may change with little notice. We encourage you to stay informed of changes by visiting COVID-19 updates on our website.

Visitor Obligations (Applies to all Visitors)

Visitors must adhere to the following measures for the safety and well-being of our clients, residents and employees.

  • Upon arriving at one of our sites, participate in COVID-19 screening and be approved to proceed into the building - this may include having your temperature taken.
  • Everyone must wear a surgical mask provided by St. Joseph’s Care Group. Cloth and other personal masks are not permitted.
  • Everyone must wear eye protection. An eye shield will be provided by St. Joseph's Care Group.
  • Clean hands with hand sanitizer when entering or exiting our building, before and after putting on your mask and as needed throughout your visit.
  • If feeling unwell, postpone visiting until feeling better.
  • Stay in designated areas.
  • Maintain physical distance of two metres (six feet) from all other tenants, staff and visitors.
Visitor Policy (Effective Saturday, December 5, 2020)

Each tenant of PR Cook Apartments and Sister Leila Greco Apartments is limited to one (1) Essential Visitor.

An Essential Visitor is a person identified by the tenant to provide essential supports. Essential visitors may be substituted for another in consultation with staff. A paid caregiver who provides direct care for support feeding, mobility, hygiene, cognitive stimulation may be considered as an essential visitor. The Essential visitor can be substituted in consultation with the program manager.

Visiting Rules
  • Essential Visitors will be asked to confirm their identity with photo identification when the arrive.
  • All visitors will be screened upon entering which includes answering questions about symptoms of COVID-19 and exposure. If your guest has travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days, they will not be allowed to enter the building.
  • Visitors are to wear their mask at all times except when inside the apartment and able to physically distance at least 2 metres from the tenant they are visiting.
  • Visitors are to go directly to a tenant’s apartment and directly out of the building after visiting.

For visitor information on St. Joseph's Hospital or Long-Term Care Homes, please follow their respective links.

-- Updated: March 16, 2021 --

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