Providence Care Hospital
Providence Care Hospital has paused all designated visits during the provincial shutdown. During this time, only essential visitors are permitted to enter the hospital.
Do not come to Providence Care Hospital before 1:30 p.m. Visitors who arrive before 1:30 p.m. will be asked to wait outside to prevent congestion in the Main Entrance. All visitors are screened at the Main Entrance. Only those who pass screening will be allowed to enter the hospital. All visitors must sign in at the screening desk and provide their name, the time of their visit and a contact number.
Visitors are asked to bring a mask/face covering to wear while at the hospital. If you don’t have a face covering of your own, the hospital will provide a mask for your use. Masks/face coverings must be worn for the duration of your visit. This includes when you are inside your loved one’s room. Do NOT remove your mask to eat or drink.
Please note, the process for essential visitors remains unchanged. Essential visitors are individuals who have a loved one who is critically ill (as deemed by the most responsible physician) or nearing end-of-life. Please review the Guidelines for Essential Visitors to PCH in advance of your visit.
General visitors are not permitted in Providence Manor during the provincial shutdown. During this time, only essential caregivers and essential visitors will be permitted to enter the long-term care home.
One (1) identified designated Essential Caregiver and Essential Visitor are permitted to visit at any given time.
- Essential Caregivers: Designed by the resident or the SDM. They provide direct care to the resident and may include family members, a privately hired caregiver, etc.
- Essential Visitors: Individuals who have a loved one who is end-of-life or very ill.
Essential Caregivers and Essential Visitors will be screened upon arrival, this includes having your temperature taken.
All Essential Caregivers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test done within the last seven (7) days and subsequently not have tested positive. A screen capture or print out of the online test result is sufficient.
All Essential Caregivers and Essential Visitors must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. This includes when you are inside your loved one’s room. Do NOT remove your mask to eat or drink.
Please answer our screening questions truthfully. If you do not pass screening, your visit will be postponed.
Click here to learn more about screening at Providence Manor.
Community Services care teams are limiting face-to-face appointments (with exceptions for high-risk individuals), pausing in-person group sessions and connecting with clients/families via telephone and other technologies during the provincial shutdown.
All clients and visitors are asked to bring a mask/face covering to wear at any Providence Care Community Services location. If you don’t have a face covering of your own, you will be provided a mask to use. Masks/face coverings must be worn for the duration of your visit. Do NOT remove your mask to eat or drink.
All clients/visitors will be screened before they are allowed to enter a Community Services site. You must pass screening. All clients/visitors must also sign in during screening and provide their name, as well as a contact number.
Clients receiving services in their homes or areas outside of Providence Care facilities are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when receiving care.
Click here to learn more about protective measures in place at our Community Services locations.