The health and safety of our residents is our utmost priority. SRI is taking preventative measures at all communities, and closely following guidelines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health, and the Agency for Heath Care Administration.
- All essential persons entering communities must be screened. This includes but is not limited to:
- Third party healthcare services
- Physical plant repair services required for life safety or wellbeing
If any questionnaire questions are answered yes or temperature is greater than 100° they are not permitted entry. All staff are screened before and after their shift.
Original Post – March 18, 2020
Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
- All staff must wear a surgical mask at all times to prevent the spread of the virus, in the event they could potentially be sick and asymptomatic.
- If there is concern of Covid-19, then N95 masks must be used in place of standard 3-ply surgical masks.
- Communal dining services will be temporarily suspended and residents will be served in their rooms.
- Per CDC recommendation, there must be a six-foot distance between persons at all times – this applies to meals and small group activities.
What measures are in place to protect residents?
- We are routinely screening all employees daily as well as any other health care provider who enters the community.
- Each community is well stocked with Personal Protective Equipment such as disinfectant, face masks, and hand sanitizer.
- In order to take extra precaution, special attention is devoted on a daily basis to the intensive cleaning and disinfecting of the community.
- All residents are discouraged from leaving the community for anything beyond medical needs
- For their wellbeing, each resident is temperature checked each day to ensure they are not potentially sick.
Why can’t I visit my loved one in person?
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order prohibiting all outside visitors from entering senior living communities. The Coronavirus is spread easily, and by keeping visitors out of our communities, there is a lower chance of our residents becoming ill.
How can I talk to my loved one?
Many communities are creating phone call calendars, and scheduling skype/FaceTime calls, to allow residents to talk to their loved ones when visitation is no longer allowed per Executive Order 20-52. Please reach out directly to the community to see if they have a call calendar set up.