In light of the recent COVID-19 / Coronavirus situation, Ditchley Care have implemented a number of precautionary steps to help limit the spread of infection in our Homes. For the protection of nursing home residents, Nursing Homes Ireland has confirmed that visiting restrictions are now in place in nursing homes nationwide. No non-essential visiting, children or groups will be allowed.
All visitors are asked to contact prior to attending. Visitors should only seek to attend in urgent circumstances and the management reserve the right to impose full restrictions where necessary.
- Visiting will be restricted to one nominated person per resident.
- Hand sanitiser and hand wash is available all throughout our Homes and we encourage everyone to thoroughly clean/disinfect their hands when they arrive in the Home
We also ask that you do not visit if you have been in contact with someone that has the virus or has travelled from a high-risk area.
Please do not visit if you have the below symptoms
- Shortness of Breath
Should you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Director / Assistant Director of Nursing.
For further information please go to:
https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html or if you think you have been in contact with a confirmed care of Coronavirus phone HSELive on 1850241850.
Ditchley Care is monitoring the evolving situation on an ongoing basis and is in continuous contact with the Department of Health, National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET), HSE, Nursing Homes Ireland and all relevant health authorities.