October 2018 News

“October News 2018”

Be sure to join us for our Harvest Luncheon on Friday, October 19th
It will include a Soup and Sandwich Selection with Dessert and Beverage for $8.00. The luncheon will be held between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. All proceeds from the luncheon will go to our Volunteers.
Please let the Activation Department know if you are planning to attend, so your loved one can join you for lunch.  Also, Geri Fashions will be here with their mobile clothing store, so you can do a little shopping before or after lunch. Call the Activation Dept. at 519-627-1663 or email sherry@fairfieldpark.ca  to reserve a table.

The Municipal Election is Monday, October 22nd, 2018.  Residents will be able to vote ON-SITE from 10am-1pm.   Even if a resident has received a VIN card stating they are to vote at a different location than Fairfield Park, please know that they will be able to cast their vote at the ON-SITE station, as long as they do so between 10am-1pm.

Families and friends are welcome to stop by the Westside Activation Room on Wednesday, October 16th at 6:00pm for a few minutes to learn about the resident’s right to establish a Family Council

“Thank you” to the Ladies of Holy Family Church for the Shut in Mass and Luncheon. As always, it was wonderful!

Our 9th Annual Terry Fox Walk and Roll on Sept.6th, raised a total of $280.00. All funds were donated to the Terry Fox Foundation for Cancer research. Thank you to all the staff, families and volunteers who sponsored our residents that day.

The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and Public Health Ontario’s Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee has recommended that visitors be vaccinated against influenza.  Although influenza and other respiratory virus infection outbreaks occur in long term care homes throughout the year, they are more common in the late fall to the early spring.  Our residents, even when vaccinated are particularly vulnerable due to their frailty, weakened immune systems, chronic diseases and communal living.
Visitors are asked to refrain from visiting if they are having any respiratory symptoms or not feeling well, even though they have had the influenza vaccination.
Good hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette (i.e. covering mouth when coughing/sneezing) should be practiced by all.

Thank you for your help in protecting our residents during the upcoming “flu season”.

Don’t forget to bring your little ghosts and goblins in to see the residents on Halloween. There will be treats for them by the front door.

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