Information on COVID-19 Virus

Information on COVID-19 Virus

Update for Families – October 29, 2020
Past Updates

McCormick Home Family Visitor Guidelines and Education Resources COVID-19
McCormick Home COVID-19 Visitor Policy
McCormick Home COVID-19 Resident Absences
McCormick Home Caregiver Program Guidelines
McCormick Home Consideration for Caregiver Program

Public Health Ontario Resources

Recommended Steps: Putting on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Putting on Full Personal Protective Equipment
Taking off Full Personal Protective Equipment
How to Hand Wash
How COVID-19 Tests are Prioritized

McCormick Home COVID-19 Response Measures

Please see the Long-Term Care Visitors and Admissions summary from the Ministry of Long-Term Care.

If a friend or family member wishes to connect with a loved one via Facetime or Skype, they may contact social worker Joanne Nancekivell at 519-432-2648 ext. 2369, who will assist with scheduling a suitable time for an on-screen visit. In addition, our recreation specialists will be making an extra effort to take photos of our residents and e-mail them to families.  If you have any questions, please contact our Life Enrichment Manager Ruth-Anne Durocher at 519-432-2638 ext. 2372.  You may also wish to visit our McCormick Home Facebook page for updates on some of our recreation activities in the home.

Family members and friends will be able to drop off or pick up any items for our residents between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

We recognize the difficulties associated with these current measures. Please be assured that the health and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority. Your cooperation and understanding are appreciated.

For more information, please visit the Ministry of Health website at ontario.ca/coronavirus or call 1-866-797-0000.