The changes are effective tomorrow Monday, June 26, 2023.
Masks will be recommended but not required for staff and Essential Visitors who are not health care workers (e.g., families, friends, and Essential Caregivers who are not health care workers), as well as General Visitors. Indoor masking will ONLY be required for staff, students, volunteers and Essential Visitors who are health care workers during point-of-care risk assessment and prolonged care interactions with residents.
General Visitors with COVID-19 Symptoms: General Visitors should avoid entering the home for 10 days after COVID-19 symptom onset, if possible. If the visit is essential to the resident’s mental/physical well-being, the visitors may come into the home, wearing a mask at all times.
Summer BBQ: Save the date! Click here to view the poster, this event is for all the residents, friends, family and staff.
Plan on joining us for fun, food and fashion. We will be having a hat contest for all attendees! If you thinking about retirement and would like more information about Applefest Lodge this is the perfect opportunity. Join us first for lunch and then we are happy to provide you with a tour of our community. Please RSVP by July 10, 2023 - Call Beth at 613-475 3510 x404 and leave a message with your name and the number of guests.
Help Protect Residents from Scams:
RHRA has been made aware by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) of frauds and scams targeting seniors. Fraudsters are now targeting senior residences with the Grandparent-Emergency Scam.
The OPP has shared the following advice regarding this issue:
Contact local police (non-emergency number) if there is a suspicious person attending the home that you feel requires a police response
Spring Covid-19 Booster Vaccine
Individuals in the high-risk groups are recommended to book an appointment for a spring COVID-19 booster if it has been at least six months since their last dose or confirmed COVID-19 infection: