COVID-19 UPDATE FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

We tested all staff yesterday (Monday, September 26th), and I am pleased to report that there were no COVID positive results. One nursing staff member tested positive last week and is isolating at home until cleared to return by the Lucy Corr medical team. All staff at Lucy Corr are vaccinated.

All residents on the Midlothian unit were tested for COVID yesterday, and no one tested positive. There are no residents on the COVID isolation unit at this time in the Health Care Center. Group activities and dining will now resume on the Midlothian unit since outbreak testing has been completed with no new positives. Visitation in the Health Care Center continues on all units in the Health Care Center per CMS guidance.

There are currently no COVID positive residents in Assisted Living, Adult Day Center, or Independent Living at Lucy Corr.

Chesterfield County is still rated RED by CMS for COVID transmissibility. Cases per 100,000 residents in the county DECREASED from 156 last week to 101 this week. The percent of positivity this week in the county also decreased from 13% last week to 11.1% this week.

Continue checking this page for more updates or call our local phone hotline (804) 425-7522.

Thank you for your thoughts and prayers, we always appreciate them, and you.

— Derrick Kendall

Please select from the choices below to learn the latest protocols on what to expect when you wish to visit someone on the Lucy Corr Campus.

Visitors are welcome without restriction, however, all visitors must wear a mask in common areas.  Currently, we are not permitting visitors to dine in the Bistro restaurant, but visitors are welcome to join Independent Living residents in their cottage or apartments for meals.

Visitors are welcome and may enter and exit using the Assisted Living lobby.  All visitors must be screened by a staff member before going directly to their loved one’s apartment. At this time, all visitors must wear a new mask provided by Lucy Corr, and presently we are not permitting visitors to dine with our Assisted Living residents in any area or attend activities.

Visitors are no longer required to make appointments to visit residents, and there are no longer limits on the lengths of visits or the number or age of visitors.  All visitors must wait to be screened at the entry of the Health Care Center (HCC) and must follow the COVID infection control guidelines to gain and retain access to the HCC.

Visitors, regardless of their vaccine status, must wear a new mask provided by Lucy Corr and must visit with the resident either in the resident’s room or in a designated visitation area away from other residents.

If your loved one has a roommate, then your visit may have to be held in a designated visitation area to prevent the roommate from exposure.  While all residents have the right to have visitors, they also have the right to not be exposed to visitors not here to see them.  If this is the case, there may be wisdom in calling ahead of your visit to reserve a designated visitation space.  If you need to gain access to your loved one’s room and they have a roommate, please call your Social Worker so they can help time your visit when the roommate is out of the room.
 
We are currently not allowing visitors to attend activities or meals/dine with HCC residents.

We are currently offering Virtual Visits for our Health Care Residents. These are highly encouraged for families who are out of town, those who are unable to come into the building due to personal health issues, or anyone feeling under the weather. If you would like to schedule a virtual visit, please use the link below. 

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TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR IN-PERSON VISITS

Before you schedule an In-Person Visit, please review the above policies, which can vary depending on the area that you plan to enter and visit in. These conditions ensure the safety of our residents, guests, and staff. In addition to these policies, visitors will be screened for symptoms associated w COVID (we have a list), asked if they have been in a location or with anyone in the last 14-days positive for COVID, and if they’ve been around anyone with symptoms or presumed symptoms of COVID.

To help us keep our residents and staff safe, please Immediately report back to us if any guest becomes COVID positive any time within 7 days of their visit inside the facility.

PROTOCOLS FOR OUR STAFF

Following guidance from the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Lucy Corr has implemented the following precautions for our staff:

  • Our staff members are being monitored for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Staff members have been educated on the process of self-reporting. If you have known exposure to COVID-19, immediately let your supervisor know.
  • We are actively screening staff members as well as essential non-staff personnel and vendors, such as supply deliverers, emergency medical personal, transportation providers, and other service providers to help prevent any potential exposure or transmission of COVID-19.
  • Our staff has had the opportunity to receive the COVID vaccine if they so wish. We will continue to make these opportunities available to them if they wish to become vaccinated.

VIRTUAL VISITS ENCOURAGED

Our Wi-Fi is available and free of charge for residents. If you provide your loved one with their own personal tablet or Wi-Fi device, they can connect with friends and families at any time, and not have to wait for our assistance.

If you are interested in providing your loved one with his/her own Wi-Fi device to use for virtual visiting, please keep the following mind:

  • The resident should be aware and responsible enough to handle and use the device properly. Lucy Corr will not be responsible for replacing a lost or broken device.
  • The device should be clearly labeled, in a permanent manner, with the resident’s name.
  • The device should include all necessary batteries, chargers, cords, etc.
  • The device should be pre-set with apps and account information so the resident can use it right away. 
  • The device/app should be compatible with whatever device/app you will be using (ex: FaceTime requires an Apple device; other platforms like Zoom, Skype, Google-Hangouts, etc. will work with Android devices.)
  • The device should be from a reputable, well-known brand (like Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle/Fire or Samsung tablets).

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR

Get a glimpse into our community from the comfort of your own home! Take a 3D Virtual Tour of our maintenance-free Independent Living cottages and apartments, as well as our private Assisted Living apartments and lobby. Lucy Corr offers a variety of spacious floor plans and amenities because, after all, your new home should feel like home.

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QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

For families of residents in our health care center, please reach out to your loved one’s Social Worker for any needs or questions. If you do not know your social worker’s name, our operator will assist you when you call.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to a member of Lucy Corr’s management team by calling 804-748-1511.

FUTURE UPDATES 

Lucy Corr will work diligently to make sure all of our residents and staff members receive the latest communication regarding this situation. To stay informed regarding any changes to policies or safety precautions specific to Lucy Corr, please check regularly back on this webpage or call our recorded information hotline at (804) 425-7522.

Lucy Corr has provided regular updates since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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