In light of concerns the Coronavirus, I want to share how Complete Care at Green Acres is working with public health officials and taking appropriate steps to keep our patients, visitors, clinicians and employees healthy.
First, Complete Care at Green Acres continues to receive ongoing guidance from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, which are closely monitoring the national and global situation as it evolves.
The best way to prevent infection of COVID-19 or other viruses like seasonal flu is to avoid exposure. The CDC recommends these everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses:
If you have any concerns please feel free to reach out to me.
Nate Shapiro, LNHA
Every Resident in our facility is provided with the highest standards of safety
As per State of Emergency in NJ and consultation with our Medical Directors, due to the Coronavirus, Complete Care at Green Acres has implemented a the following policies below:
- At this time we respectfully must establish a “NO VISITATION POLICY” to ensure that our vulnerable residents don’t receive any cross-exposure to the virus.
- In addition we will cancel till the end of the month all non-essential services i.e. Dental, vision, podiatry, entertainers etc. to lower our residents exposure as well.
- We will reschedule most non-essential Doctor visits and consultations out of the facility.
- We respectfully ask our families to refrain from taking residents “Out on Pass” during this emergency as to protect them and the population upon return.
Working together, we can help to reduce the spread of illnesses among our family, friends, neighbors and coworkers.
Our activity schedule is filled with stimulating activities for our residents enjoyment. We also arrange trips to local stores, restaurants and venues.