Where applicable, a person is fully immunized against COVID-19 if:

  • They have received the total required number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada (e.g., both doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); and
  • They received their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago.

https://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/directives/LTCH_HPPA.pdf

All visits must be pre-booked to allow staff to safely porter, plan, and facilitate each visitation. Bookings are requested to be made 24 hours in advance. Click this link to schedule your visit: https://indoorsjvisits.youcanbook.me/

Indoor General Visitation

Updated as of July 16th, 2021

Indoor General Visitation is permitted for residents and patients at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre.

Important details to know for Indoor General Visits:

All visits should be pre-booked to allow staff to safely porter, plan and facilitate each visitation. Bookings are requested to be made 24 hours in advance. Click this link to schedule your visit: https://indoorsjvisits.youcanbook.me/

  • Indoor General Visitation is permitted in the resident room and outdoor areas (courtyard, balconies, if available) and in the immediate area of the Home. 
    • We ask that Indoor Visitors be mindful of space limitations. If you plan to have more than four (4) Indoor Visitors at once, we ask that you schedule an outdoor visit.
      Outdoor visitations:
      https://sjvisits.youcanbook.me/
  • Bookings are a maximum of one (1) hour.
  • Indoor General Visitation is available 7 days/week from 0930-1130 and 1330-1600. 
    • Please note: SJCCC’s Antigen Clinic closes at 1600, daily.
  • Masks must be worn for the duration of the visit.
    • Residents/patients should be encouraged to wear a mask for the duration of their visit, as tolerated.
  • Food and/or drink is not permitted for Indoor General Visitation at this time unless you are a fully immunized general visitor visiting a fully immunized resident/patient.
  • Indoor General visitors are responsible for the wellbeing of the resident/patient while on their scheduled indoor general visit. If at any time the resident/patient becomes unwell during your visit, please ring the call bell for assistance. 
  • If you choose to spend time outdoors in the immediate area of the Home, if at any time the resident/patient becomes unwell during your visit, please return them to the Centre immediately or call 911 in case of an emergency.
  • Indoor General Visitation is not permitted when a resident/patient is in isolation or the Home/Unit area is in a declared outbreak.
  • All indoor general visitors need to be actively screened and will be required to participate in Rapid Antigen Testing (you will be prompted when you actively screen), depending on the frequency outlined by the Ministry of Long Term Care.
    • You will be directed to the Antigen Clinic and be required to wait for a negative result prior to proceeding with your visitation.

Please note: Indoor General Visitation is booked on a first-come-first-serve basis. When possible, please coordinate with other family members/friends who plan to visit your loved one to ensure everyone is allotted their time. Visitations that are double-booked will need to be rescheduled. Weather will be monitored and your visitation may have to be rescheduled. You will be contacted if so.  

Prior to your first visit, we ask that you review these posters:

Hand Hygiene

Masking

Physical Distancing

For more information about General Indoor Visitation at SJCCC, please contact Katie Payette at 613-933-6040 ext. 21174.

To book your visit, please visit: https://indoorsjvisits.youcanbook.me/