COVID-19

The health, safety and wellbeing of our residents, staff and their families is of the utmost priority to us at Harrier Grange Care Home. We are committed to our residents and the community we have created and that means ensuring everyone is safe, protected and healthy. 

It is undeniable that the COVID-19 pandemic has had, and continues to have, an immense impact on everyone’s lives. We are fully aware of this and our home is working hard to mitigate the effects of COVID-19, keeping the overall welfare of our residents at the heart of everything we do.

Prioritising Your Health & Wellbeing

We know that experiencing challenges is a part of life, and our team has always been committed to going above and beyond to solve any challenge that may present itself. At Harrier Grange Care Home, we do all that we can to ensure our residents feel safe, protected and at home with us.

In line with the Government’s new social care regulations, as of the 15th December, care home residents will be allowed to have one essential care giver and three nominated visitors. Adherence to testing prior to visiting in line with the Government, National and Local Healthcare Agencies will be required. Visitors must follow all PPE guidelines at all times during their visit. Proof of vaccination is not required from visitors, however it is encouraged. The staff at Harrier Grange Care Home will be required to take a lateral flow test daily and a PCR test weekly, and residents will also receive regular testing. You are welcome to take your loved one out of the home, but upon return they must take a lateral flow test every day for two weeks and isolation may be required if any results come back positive or inconclusive. Trips out of the home must be pre-arranged with staff at the care home.

At any time, the COVID-19 regulations and guidance from the Government, National and Local Healthcare Agencies may change. For further information, please click here or contact the Home Manager directly. 

 

Preventative Measures

Every member of our team has been outstanding during the COVID-19 pandemic, responding professionally and cooperatively to ensure the health and safety of our residents. We have introduced a whole host of safety measures to our home, so our residents can continue living their lives in a happy and safe way.

By implementing these preventative measures, we at Harrier Grange have been able to reduce the risk of COVID-19 in our community. Our team at Harrier Grange Care Home are prioritising not only the health needs of our residents, but their emotional and mental needs too; from keeping up-to-date with government guidance to providing advice to all of our residents and their loved ones.

Our Measures Include

From the very beginning of COVID-19, our team members have, and continue to dedicate themselves to ensuring residents and loved ones are as protected as they can possibly be. 

Our dedicated staff have, and continue to go above and beyond to ensure residents and loved ones are as protected against COVID-19 as they can be.

Screen Dividers

Areas within our home have had floor-to-ceiling screens and intercoms installed so residents can continue to keep connected with their loved ones, whilst doing so in the safest way possible.

Social Distancing

As advised by the government, where possible, residents and employees must keep a distance of at least one metre between them.

PPE

To further ensure the rate of infection is minimised,  we require our staff to use personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes, but is not limited to, face masks, aprons, and disposable gloves.

Remote Contact

Whenever possible, we encourage our residents and their family and friends to arrange video calls to maintain regular contact. Residents have access to a range of devices and technology that will ensure contacting their loved ones is easy.

Santisation

Sanitisation stations have been implemented all throughout our home, and we encourage residents, staff and visitors to regularly use our antibacterial gel.

Secure Premises

Our home at Harrier Grange is an extremely safe and secure facility where residents and their loved ones can feel confident that preventative COVID-19 measures are in place, and government guidance is respected.

Health, Safety & Wellbeing is of the Utmost Importance

The health, safety and wellbeing of our residents is the most important thing to us, above all else. Whilst we have implemented a number of precautions within our home to reduce the effects of COVID-19, we are still providing our high standards of around-the-clock care as well as ensuring our home remains comfortable and welcomings. Despite this challenging time, our team has worked hard and have committed themselves to be able to offer a range of COVID-19 friendly activities, to keep our residents active and entertained.

Staying Connected is Key

We understand that human connection is extremely important to all of us, now more than ever. These unprecedented times are difficult enough without having further limitations when it comes to communication, which is why we have made sure our home is well-equipped with a variety of devices and facilities that enable residents to stay social both in our home, and with their friends and family. We will continue to work hard to ensure that communication within our home is never challenged and that are residents know that they can always count on us.

Making More of Every Day

At Harrier Grange, we have a plethora of facilities and amenities that enable our residents to make more of every day. From events and entertainers, to activities and day trips, we want our residents to feel inspired and excited about life with us. It is important to us that we build strong relationships with our residents and those close to them, as it allows us to give them a completely personalised experience, meeting their every need.

Get in Touch with Us

If you want to know any more information about our home or how we are responding to COVID-19 then please contact us on 01264 252 555 or email us at info@harriergrangecare.co.uk. You can also fill out our Enquiry Form and a member of our team will be in contact with you.