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Fall Outbreak Prevention Preparedness | September 2023

Influenza immunization will be available here at our home, to residents, beginning the second week of October. We anticipate having influenza vaccine available to families shortly after. COVID-19 outbreaks in local long term care homes continue to be on the rise, in addition to outbreaks caused by other respiratory organisms Due to this we are…

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Accommodation Changes & Updates 2023

Bulletin to Residents of Long­ Term Care Homes: Important News Regarding Long-Term Care Home Acco1nmodations Charges Basic Accommodation Rates On July 1, 2023, the maximum co-payment that residents pay for basic accommodation in Long-Term Care (LTC) homes will increase by $1.59 per day from $63.73 per day to $65.32 per day, consistent with recent inflationary…

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September 22 – Family Updates

Media Release: HPEPH prioritizing limited supply of bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for individuals in highest-risk settings Hastings and Prince Edward Counties – Sept. 12, 2022 The province has announced that the adapted version of the Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine, known as a “bivalent” vaccine, is now available to select high-risk individuals. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health…

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Health and Safety

Safety is an integral part of all care and services provided at this facility.There is an active Occupational Health and Safety/ Infection Control Committee with representation from all departments. This committee meets quarterly and reviews audit information, outbreak information, infection rates, safety and risk issues, near misses in the facility and any concerns whiqh are…

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Complaints Information

Do You Have a Concern or Complaint About a Long-Term Care Home? If you do, take action and help improve care for residents. Follow the home’s complaint process Homes are required to have a written complaint procedure and post it wherepeople can see it. They are also required to respond to concerns and complaints. OR…

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Resident Safety Management

E.J. McQuigge Lodge is committed to open and honest discussions with residents/families when residents have suffered harm.  E.J. McQuigge Lodge defines this communication process with residents/families as disclosure. E.J. McQuigge Lodge is also committed, when it is appropriate, to disclosure when a resident has experienced a close call.  In these situations, disclosure is discretionary and…

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Residents Role in Patient Safety

Residents have an important role to play in their health care and their involvement and participation in their care should be encouraged. Throughout the entire continuum of care, there are many opportunities for residents to be involved in decisions about their care. Through an active dialogue between resident and provider, residents can be equipped with…

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A.H. Falls Prevention

Achieva’s Falls Prevention Program is aimed at increasing Residents’ mobility and function by increasing their strength and balance. Upon implementation of the Falls Prevention Program, Residents will learn appropriate strengthening and balancing exercises that will help prevent falls and increase their confidence to ambulate safely. Upon implementation of the Falls Prevention Program, Residents will learn…

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