September 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update

15 September 2020

To our Residents, Family and Staff, With cooler fall temperatures approaching, the Manitoba government has announced plans to support continued social visits for our Personal Care Home Residents.  As announced publicly September 15, 2020, Manitobans living in personal care homes will be able to visit with their loved ones into the winter months with the help…
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Important Announcement for Indoor Hospital and Personal Care Home (PCH) Visitation

29 July 2020

Effective Saturday, August 1, 2020, Shared Health Manitoba has directed that a non-medical mask or face-covering must be worn by all indoor visitors in Manitoba Personal Care Homes and Hospitals (until that date, this is required in PCH and recommended in Hospital). Non-medical masks or face-coverings remain recommended (but not required) for all outdoor visits. Please…
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Riverview Health Centre Personal Care Home Visiting Changes

23 July 2020

Dear PCH Resident Families As you may have seen in the media, the Manitoba government, along with Public Health officials, are currently planning for phase 4 of “opening the economy”. Included in this phase, we are happy to share with you, are some enhancements to family caregiver presence within personal care homes in Manitoba while…
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Personal Care Home (PCH) On-site Indoor Visitation during Very Low Levels of COVID-19

23 June 2020

Dear Resident Families: Personal Care Home (PCH) On-site Indoor Visitation during Very Low Levels of COVID-19 Across Canada, the risk that COVID-19 poses to the residents of personal care homes (PCHs) is clear. Efforts to prevent, quickly identify and contain “outbreaks” of COVID-19 continue to be vital to protecting populations that are most vulnerable to…
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Update on Deliveries for Patients/Residents

11 June 2020

We are pleased to report that we are now able to accept limited food/flower/plant deliveries for patients/residents, with the following requirements: Any food/flowers/plants delivered for patients or residents must be strictly for that individual patient/resident only. Such items may not be shared with any other patients/residents/staff (and we are not able to accept communal gifts…
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Riverview Health Centre Hospital Patient Visiting: What You Need to Know

11 June 2020

• There is no change to Personal Care Home Resident Visiting; this document applies only to Hospital programs (including Palliative Care, Stroke & Brain Injury Rehab, Chronic Respiratory Care, and Long Term Ventilation. • Visiting hours during this time will be 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saturday,…
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Covid-19 update for RHC

5 June 2020

Across Canada, the risk COVID-19 poses in health care facilities is clear. Efforts to prevent, quickly identify and contain “outbreaks” of COVID-19 are vital to protecting populations that are most vulnerable to serious outcomes from this virus. To date, Manitobans’ efforts have been effective in prevention of COVID-19 outbreaks in our hospitals. Within hospitals and…
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Personal Care Home (PCH) On-site Outdoor Visitation during COVID-19

29 May 2020

Across Canada, the risk that COVID-19 poses to the residents of personal care homes (PCHs) is clear. Efforts to prevent, quickly identify and contain “outbreaks” of COVID-19 are vital to protecting populations that are most vulnerable to serious outcomes from this virus. To date, Manitobans’ efforts have been effective in prevention of COVID-19 outbreaks in…
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