Bethel Place News Update – June 22, 2020
Restoring Safe Services
Bethel Place continues to implement necessary measures under the direction of health and government authorities in keeping our communities safe and healthy. As Manitobans have worked diligently on flattening the curve, the government of Manitoba is cautiously restoring safe services to its residents. Bethel Place has been following provincial guidelines and is pleased to be offering a number of services with safety protocols in place.
- Foot care – 2nd and 4th Monday of each month
- Hairstyling by Nicole Dow – Wednesday & Friday mornings
- Steinbach Credit Union Banking –alternating Wednesdays from 1-4:30pm
- Dynacare Lab Service – Friday morning at 9:30am
- Fitness Room – Monday to Friday, 8am – 3:30pm
- Massage Therapy – Every 2nd Wednesday morning
- A Baker’s Story Delivery
Service providers are responsible to also follow provincial guidelines including wearing protective equipment and sanitizing all work areas and instruments between clients. Residents and service providers must be mindful to keep appointments as brief as possible.
South Oak Inn & Food Delivery
Effective March 18th, 2020 the South Oak Inn dining room delivery has changed to a take-out food delivery service. This is an essential service to the residents of Bethel Place and is in accordance with public health order on March 30th. Meals can be ordered by calling the front office at 204-284-3762 Monday thru Friday, by 11:00 am. Payment is made through a residents’ pre-paid account. All deliveries are made between 11:30 – 1:00 pm with no-contact. Milk & Food sales are also available by delivery with Friday lunches. Bethel Place is pleased to be able to continue to provide this vital service to the residents. A weekly menu is available here.
Practical Help to Residents
To help resident navigate these changing times the BP office is sending residents’ regular correspondence. These bulletins inform residents on a variety of health reminders, provincial updates, Bethel Place news, and encouragement. Staff reach out to residents to check in and assist with supports. A monthly calendar c/w list of resources is available at https://bethelplace.ca/programming/calendar-of-events/.
Safety at Bethel Place
All staff, community & residents volunteers are required to practice social distancing, self-isolation when required, monitoring health, and following all health and safety standards as they work. Maintenance has resumed minor maintenance work in resident suites. Bethel Place strives to maintain a safe living and working environment for residents, volunteers, staff, and essential visitors. We remind all persons at Bethel Place:
- Keep a social distance of 2 meters between you and other people
- Frequent hand hygiene
- Avoid touching eyes/nose/mouth
- Stay at home if experiencing flu-like symptoms
- To stay on top of their medical conditions and continue to see care with their health providers.
Anyone with questions or concerns, please reach out to us at (204)284-3762. Additional resources are available. (c/w links)
Anyone entering Manitoba from designated western Canadian jurisdictions (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Yukon, Northwest and Nunavut territories) or Northwestern Ontario (defined as west of Terrace Bay) is not required to self-isolate for 14 days if they are not showing symptoms that are typical of, and have no known exposure to, COVID-19. Travellers from all other Canadian jurisdictions will need to continue to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving in Manitoba. Anyone entering Canada must continue to follow federal requirements for self-isolation at the time of entry.
As we navigate COVID-19, Bethel Place has implemented the following measures while encouraging our residents to safely live independently and resourcefully.