Westdale care home has the highest standards of care and protection against Covid-19 and this includes:
Residents are free to come and go as they please and go out to access community and Westdale fully supports people choices.
Well established procedures for staff, from entry to the building to strict use of PPE,
Two types of testing for staff (full tests sent to a lab once a week and rapid tests in house twice a week)
Regular optional testing for residents, once a month or weekly for those going out.
100% of staff and residents have had both vaccinations against Covid-19
Great housekeeping and dedicated infection control staff ensuring highest standards
Visitor policy and procedures:
Visitors in the main front room, the cabin, garden welcome with a simple booking system to help manage the number around the home.
Essential care giver rules from the government means residents can nominate someone to come in to the home.
Rapid testing for Covid-19 before entering the building – purpose built cabin to the side of the main home for comfortable 20-30 minute wait for results (wi-fi available)
Support to access community when needed including health care and walks for exercise and families welcome to go out with residents (arrangements made in partnership with the care manager to assess individual risks and ways to keep safe).
Planned excursions with the home with specific plans to stay safe.
Tuck shop in house with requests for personal items
Entertainment and in house social events/activities for mental health and well being
Weekly chair exercise group
Online Zoom events including music, poetry and religious services
Apple tablets for residents use including support to ‘face time’.
Great food! Because that always helps!
Suggestions and ideas always welcome, residents have regular meetings to help develop quality of life in lock down.
designated outdoor visitor space
Moores garden centre exclusive shopping trip
We are relentless in our efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Dedicated medication & infection control staff. All Staff happy to ware masks & PPE
WESTDALE RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME AND RETIREMENT FLATS | Registered with charitable status under the Co-operative and Community benefit society act 2014 – No. 20126R | CQC Report: https://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-122510708