Visiting a loved one at Lower Farm Nursing Home from 17th May 2021
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As from the 17th May 2021 the UK Government has announced that FIVE nominated persons will be able to visit their loved one. However, a maximum of two nominated persons will be allowed at any one time or any given day (limits do not apply to very young children) to visit their loved one inside the home in a pre-allocated location. ALL visits are by appointment only and each visit will last for 25 minutes. A lateral Flow Test (LFD) MUST be carried out 30 minutes prior to the appointed visiting time. Taking of your temperature and completion of required declaration forms will also be required prior to the visit so please allow up to one hour for the LFD testing and your visit. Full PPE must continue to be worn during the visit and nominated persons may wish to hold hands but must minimise physical contact and refrain from hugging and kissing. Details as to our visiting policy are available to download via the link below. A copy of this policy will be displayed in the pre-allocated location within the home.
To book your visit
Tel: 01553 671027
and select Option 2
Important Notice – Nominated Visitors
Five members of a family or friends can be nominated visitors per resident. Babies and toddlers are also able to visit along with a nominated visitor(s) and they will not count as a nominated visitor. Please advise the member of staff if you will be bringing a baby(s) or toddler(s) when booking your appointment.
It is important that you arrange who are the nominated visitors prior to booking your appointment.
SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
A statement from Archers HealthCare Ltd.
Introducing the Visitors POD at Lower Farm Nursing Home
Archers Healthcare Ltd. is delighted to announce the introduction of the Lower Farm Nursing Home Visitors POD. This is an indoor, self-contained POD which will allow a member(s)* of a resident’s family or friend to visit their loved ones.
The POD is accessed from the outside and will allow you to view and talk to your loved one from behind a Perspex Screen. Hand Sanitiser and cleaning products will be provided as you will be required to sanitise the POD after your visit.
*The POD will only accommodate a maximum of two people at any one time and each visit will be a maximum of 30 minutes. All visits must be booked in advance by calling Tel.: 01553 671027 and selecting option 2 from the menu after 10.30am.
Upon arrival at Lower Farm Nursing Home and before entering this POD you will need to have your temperature taken by a member of the Nursing or Care Staff and complete the provided Declaration and Track and Trace Forms. Both forms will need to be handed it to a member of the Nursing or Care Staff prior to entering the POD.
On entering and leaving the POD, you must clean your hands with the Hand Sanitiser provided.
On completion of your visit, prior to leaving the POD you will need to clean the chairs and the door handles with the cleaning products provided.
Please Note: Refreshments will not be provided but you are welcome to bring refreshments for your own consumption.
Important Notice: This facility is provided as long as Lower Farm Nursing Home remains COVID-19 Free. If the Covid-19 status of this home changes then the use of this facility will be reviewed.
If you require any further information then please do not hesitate to call us.
Lower Farm Nursing Home under New Care Management
Lower Farm is under new care management, effective from 24th of April,2017.The providers are Archers Healthcare Services Limited.
Tina Moore is the registered Manager of Lower Farm . Cathryn Stent is our new Clinical lead.
Lower Farm Nursing Home
126 Grimston Road