Our Covid-19 Protocols

Mount Moriah Homes follows the Covid-19 protocols as laid out by Alberta Health Services. Our company also has internal procedures detailing how we handle infectious diseases.

Staff Vaccinations

As of September 16, 2021, 75% of our staff are double vaccinated. However, with regard to the new AHS regulations of September 16, our company will be addressing the need for full staff vaccination.

COVID-19-vaccine.png

Covid 19 Disease Control

The staff will ensure the following procedures are in place:

  1. They must take their temperature before starting their shift.

  2. Staff must wear masks whenever they interact with the residents.

  3. They must sanitize their hands according to AHS protocols - handwashing and sanitizer.

  4. They disinfect all high-touch surfaces.

  5. They do not come to work if they are feeling unwell.

  6. If necessary, management will request staff get a Covid-19 test.

  7. If staff test positive for Covid-19 they must follow the AHS protocols for isolation.

  8. They practice social distancing when in the presence of residents.

three-different-protection-face-masks-coronavirus-royalty-free-image-1627509000.jpg

SIL Supervised Suite

The staff at the Supervised Independent Living suite will provide the following services when/if a resident is in isolation or quarantine:

  • Staff will ensure that he/she remains in his/her room.

  • Staff will ensure that the resident wears a mask when leaving their room to use the bathroom or when opening their door to talk with staff.

  • The residents will have to disinfect the bathroom every single time using disinfectant wipes. 

  • When staff prepare meals or give residents food they will wear gloves and a face mask, leave the food at the door, let the resident know the food is there, step away from the door, and ensure that the resident is wearing a mask when they grab their food.

  • Disposable plates and utensils will be purchased for the resident to use so staff do not have to bring used dishware in and out of the rooms.

  • A dedicated garbage bin will be placed in the resident's room. 

olivet_front.jpeg

SIL Transitional Suites

Each Transitional Independent Living suite is occupied by only one resident unless there is a sibling group. This allows residents to isolate or quarantine if necessary and therefore not having the need to interact with other residents. If a resident is in isolation, staff still provide the following services:

  • they will shop for groceries on behalf of the resident

  • they will cook meals if necessary

  • they check on the resident face-to-face numerous times during the day to ensure the resident's symptoms haven't worsened

  • they will arrange for transportation to a hospital if necessary

  • they will make arrangements with schools to do work at home

  • they will ensure that residents stay in their suites

  • they will be available to chat or talk with the resident if the resident so requests

front_of_house.jpg

SIL Supported Suites

Each Supported Independent Living suite is occupied by only one resident unless there is a sibling group. This allows residents to isolate or quarantine if necessary and therefore not having the need to interact with other residents. If a resident is in isolation, staff still provide the following services:

  • they will shop for groceries on behalf of the resident

  • they will cook meals if necessary

  • they check-in numerous times during the day to ensure the resident's symptoms haven't worsened. This will be done through text, phone calls and/or social media.

  • they will arrange for transportation to a hospital if necessary

  • they will remind the residents to stay in their suites

  • they will make arrangements with schools to do work at home

  • they will be available to chat or talk with the resident if the resident so requests

carmel_outside.jpg