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Monday to Friday

COVID

PEAK RESOURCES RESIDENTS/REPRESENTATIVES AND FAMILY MEMBERS

We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 and how it may impact our Peak Resources’ facilities. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with state and local health departments have recommended a variety of steps that we are implementing to help reduce the potential for the virus to enter our building and/or to prevent or reduce the risk of transmission.

  • Visitor Restrictions – We have restricted all visitation except for compassionate care visits, per facility determination
  • All group activities have been restricted; one on one, in room Activities are provided
  • No communal dining
  • Screening all who enter the facility (including staff) for fever and other symptoms
  • Exercising proper hand hygiene and cough/sneeze etiquette
  • Hand hygiene products are available, such as alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • All who enter the facility are required to wear a face mask or cloth covering over mouth and nose
  • All residents will be required to wear a face covering if exiting their room for any reason
  • Residents may be required to cover their mouth and nose when staff enter the room
  • Out of facility appointments will only be allowed if medically necessary
  • We are discouraging resident therapeutic leaves of absence – residents will be isolated for 14 days upon return to the facility
  • Isolation units established for resident admissions and confirmed cases of Covid-19
  • All admissions to the facility will be “isolated” for 14 days to monitor for symptoms
  • Residents are assessed every shift to identify signs/symptoms of COVID-19
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) provided per guidelines
  • Cleaning of facility, resident rooms, and equipment completed per CDC recommended guidelines
  • Staff/resident training on infection control policies/procedures

RESIDENT/REPRESENTATIVE AND FAMILY NOTIFICATION:

The below will serve as our notification of the occurrences of:

  • Resident/Staff Confirmed positive with COVID-19; OR
  • Resident/Staff- 3 or more who have developed a new onset of respiratory symptoms within 72 hours of each other.

This information will be updated weekly, unless there is a new occurrence of one of the above.

 

Updated:  September 23rd, 2020 @ 3:00pm   

 

 

FACILITY Total Number of COVID+ Resident & Staff Outdoor Visitation Allowed
Alamance 0 0 No
Brookshire 1 0 No
Charlotte 1 0 Yes
Cherryville 0 0 Yes
Gastonia 1 0 No
Outer Banks 3 0 No
Pinelake 10 0 No
Shelby 2 0 No
Wilmington 0 0 Yes

OUTDOOR VISITATION GUIDELINES

The Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, gave approval for nursing homes in North Carolina to allow for outdoor visits with nursing home residents under certain circumstances.

When will visits begin?

The order is effective from 5pm on Friday, September 4, 2020 through September 22, 2020, but it includes several requirements that must be met before a facility can allow visits.

• Facility must not be listed on the N.C. DHHS COVID website as having an ongoing outbreak.

• Facilities must have designated locations conducive to visiting that allows for social distancing.

• Facility must be able to maintain staffing levels without resorting to crisis capacity strategies.

• Facility must have access to adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) without resorting to crisis capacity strategies.

Outdoor visits may be cancelled for heat advisories, inclement weather, or various other reasons. Please contact your facility to schedule and confirm your visit prior to arrival.

Click the following link below to read the full Secretarial Order released by the State of NC DHHS regarding visitation for nursing homes.

https://files.nc.gov/covid/documents/Secretarial-Order-3.pdf

 

SEE COVID GRID FOR FACILITIES ALLOWED TO CONDUCT OUTDOOR VISITATIONS.