No doubt you are aware of the ever-changing status of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent concerns expressed by health officials regarding the rapid increase in active cases. The provincial government’s lockdowns of Toronto and Peel regions is evidence of the actions that sometimes must be taken in order to protect the greatest number of people.
As the province adjusts its decisions on policies and practices related to public safety, we at Sensity must also consider if or how we need to adjust our practices. I am writing today to share with you information on two particular topics – family visits and the upcoming Christmas holidays.
We recognize the essential role that families play in the lives of the people in our services. With the introduction of the lockdown in some areas of the province, we wanted to consider the impact this could have on your visits with your son or daughter. Listed below are the newest guidelines regarding family visits, including some additional safety precautions:
All families who wish to schedule a visit with their loved one, regardless of the colour status of their region, will be welcomed. We believe the visits are essential to the mental health and well-being of the people in our services and do not want to exclude any family who wants to
During their visit, all families will now be expected to wear gowns as well as masks. Sensity will provide the gowns upon arrival at the site of the
For the next 28 days, families will not be able to take their loved one for a car ride. However, families are able to take the individual for a walk around Sensity’s property while wearing gowns and