Westdale care home has the highest standards of care and protection against Covid-19 and this includes:
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 testing for residents (once a month for those that would like this service)
Over 90% of staff have been vaccinated against Covid-19
Great housekeeping and dedicated infection control staff ensuring highest standards
Visitor policy and procedures:
Up to two constant visitors
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)
Dedicated room in the main home with purpose built screen and comfortable, clean environment
Support to access community when needed including health care and walks for exercise
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.
Dedicated medication & infection control staff. All Staff happy to ware masks & PPE
Inside the testing cabin
We are relentless in our efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Hand sanitisers all round the home
staff entrance with covid-19 hands and feet sanitation
Dynamic risk assessments
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