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Tuesday May 21, 2024 Brant Terrace Covid-19 Outbreak has been declared over. 

               

Updated COVID -19 Guidelines   

SCREENING/SIGNING IN
·       All Caregivers and General Visitors must passively screen upon entry.
·       Please read the screening questions located at front entrance.
·       Please be sure to continue to sign in /out.
 
RAPID ANTIGEN TESTING
·      Rapid Antigen Testing is no longer required upon entry to the home.
·      If you are experiencing symptoms, please do not visit the home.
·      For additional guidance on resuming your visits, please contact the home for further direction.
 
VACCINATION POLICY
·      Caregivers and General Visitors are no longer required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination status.
·      If resident or home area is in an outbreak/isolation. There is no limit to the amount of Caregivers that can visit during this time.
·      General Visitors will continue to not be permitted.
·      Please note if Caregivers are unavailable during an outbreak and or your loved one is in isolation you may appoint another Caregiver at that time to visit. This must be approved by the residents/Substitute Decision maker.
·      End of Life Visits do not require to show proof of vaccination status or test upon arrival. Appropriate PPE must be worn at all times.
 

MASKS/SHIELDS
·    Masks are recommended for Caregivers & General Visitors but are not required.
·    In outbreak situations , or if a resident is on additional precautions, all visitors are required to comply with masking and other personal protective equipment requirements as directed by the outbreak management team and the local public health unit.                
 ·   Residents or SDM's may request that a staff member wear a mask when providing care, in alignment with the Resident Bill of Rights.    


LIMIT OF CAREGIVERS/GENERALVISITORS
·      A maximum of 4 Caregivers may be designated per resident at a time. Caregivers who were designated prior to December 15, 2021 may continue to be designated as a Caregiver even if this means the resident has more than 4 designated caregivers. Proof of vaccination status is no longer required to become Caregiver.
·      There is no longer a max limit of visitors at a time. Please look at the appropriate meeting rooms on your loved one’s home area and / or common area if requiring a larger space. Currently, there are no COVID-19 specific requirements or restrictions related to physical distancing or cohorting when not in an outbreak.                                                
 ·      Caregivers andGeneral Visitors may join in for dining and sharing a meal or beverage in communal areas. Hand hygiene must continue to be utilized in communal dining settings. Please note food and beverages are only provided to Residents.


COMMON AREAS:
Noble Lounge

 
HOME AREA MEETING ROOMS:
Cockshutt Place, Costain Court and Brant Terrace Harvest Room
Cockshutt Place, Costain Court and Brant Terrace TV Room’s
Mohawk Terrace Activity Room
Mohawk Terrace Lounge
Davis Court Lounge
Grand Terrace Activity Room
 
SOCIAL ABSENCES:
·      Testing of residents upon returning from an absence is no longer required unless they have symptoms.
·       Residents will no longer be required to actively screen, when returning from an absence. 

Thank you for your continued support. 

Visiting Policy

COVID-19 Protocol for Staff, Students, Volunteers, Visitors and Contracted Nursing Agency

 Appendix: Visitor Definitions

Advocating for Long Term Care

LTC Chronicles Podcast presented by the Family Councils Collaborative Alliance (FCCA), March 2021, featuring Dr. Janice Legere, Medical Director of John Noble Home

Podcast is also available on Sound Cloud  https://soundcloud.com/user-384632250 

Medical Director, Dr. Janice Legere has had two published opinion pieces in the Hamilton Spectator. 

'We already have the roadmap on how to make long term care a home', Hamilton Spectator, 05/26/2020

'Virus vs. Visitors-why long term care needs a palliative approach', Hamilton Spectator, 07/27/2020

The Hall to Resident's Rooms

Love

The Common Room

Care

The Common Room

Dignity

The John Noble Home (JNH) has a proud and long standing care-giving tradition, dating back to 1881. Today, we offer several different quality programs devoted to senior housing, care, and services that operate within our care campus. All meet and serve the needs of both Brant County and the City of Brantford and their respective constituents as we are a municipally operated and governed facility.

Long Term Care

Long term care at John Noble Home consists of 156 long term care beds which includes three priority Veteran beds. Long term care continues to be the most recognized and core function of the organization. Our long term care operations are housed within a modern, state-of-the art environment with access to several beautiful common areas both inside and out.

Day and Stay Program

Housed within John Noble Home, the Day and Stay Program is designed and built for individuals with dementia. It offers exercise, socialization, cognitive stimulation and recreation activities, snacks, and a meal. There are different programs for which clients can sign up. These are our day and afternoon programs for persons with dementia which offers door to door transportation. There is also an overnight weekend respite program for clients.

Bell Lane Terrace Apartments

Bell Lane Terrace houses 26 unit seniors' apartments is part of our beautiful care campus. This housing for seniors program opened in 2007 as a response to the need for more affordable housing for seniors in the community. Units include: 1 bachelor-sized apartment, 21 one-bedroom apartments and 4 two-bedroom apartments. Eighteen (18) units are rent-geared-to-income and subsidized by the City of Brantford.