To all Family Members:

The staff and Leadership of Dufferin continue to be grateful for our families’ kindness and patience during this pandemic.

While we are COVID free, we are still following the mandate of no visitors to our building. We are continuing with our FACETIME appointments. Please reach out to mvickers@retirementconcepts.com or call 604-552-1166 ext 308 to schedule a FACETIME visit with your loved one.

Status Update

The status of our residents and staff is unchanged. Close monitoring of all residents continues.

All staff will continue to be screened as they enter the building. They remain cohorted to their respective floors which means that 1st and 2nd floor staff enter the building through separate entries.All staff continue to wear masks and goggles while they are on resident units.

Communication

Please refer to our regular updates on the Retirement Concepts Website.

If you have questions related to a specific resident, please address those matters to: info@retirementconcepts.com. As you might expect, staff are extremely busy but we will respond as quickly as possible.

Lockdown at Dufferin Care Centre

 

The community remains on mandatory lockdown as per the Order of the Medical Health Officer.

We are following Dr. Bonnie Henry’s order to stop sharing staff between facilities.

 

Staffing

 

Our staffing shortage remains in Recreation. We are actively recruiting for Activity Aides. Our Dining Rooms will remain closed until further notice. All residents will continue to be served meals in their neighbourhoods.

Supplies

We are receiving an adequate amount of PPE supplies both from Corporate and Fraser Health Authority.

Teamwork

We continue to extol our dedicated and committed staff and applaud their efforts during this pandemic.