At AgeCare, we strive to be leaders in seniors care and approach things differently in our commitment to our residents, families, staff, and volunteers. A willingness to explore new and creative approaches in the delivery of care and services is a cornerstone of who we are from our inception. We believe as strongly in responsiveness and innovation as we do in our history, foundation, and experience.
For our resident's and family's awareness, we have created an overview of our outbreak protocols. AgeCare Outbreak Protocols Overview (PDF)
At AgeCare, we fully understand the critical role communication plays during a pandemic, and are committed to providing you with up-to-date information as it becomes available. Currently, weekly updates are sent by email to our families and shared with our staff and residents on-site.
If a community has one or more positive COVID-19 cases:
To protect against respiratory illnesses, including the flu and Coronavirus (COVID-19), you should:
New visitation guidelines with continuous masking are coming into effect on Monday, October 25th. Please familiarize yourself with the new guidelines should you choose to visit.
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Designated Family Support Persons (DFSP) at the time of screening must provide proof of full vaccination (two doses) completed at least 2 weeks prior OR be COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screened (RAS) before your visit. Four (4) individuals can be identified as a resident's Designated Family / Support Persons (DFSP). Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied.
Social Visitors must provide proof of being fully vaccinated with both doses at least 2 weeks prior at screening.
As of Monday, October 25th, visitors over the age of 2 must wear a medical mask in all indoor areas, including while in the resident’s room. Residents are not required to be masked at this time. If visitors are from different households, physical distancing is required.
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Source: Alberta Health Services
Washing Hands with Soap & Water (WHO Technique)
Washing Hands with Sanitizer (WHO Technique)
Masks: Donning and Doffing