Stay at home except for essential travel and follow the restrictions and public health measures.

General indoor and outdoor visits are suspended during stay-at-home order.

COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) Information

Last update: April 20, 2021

Please continue to visit this page as it will be updated regularly.  There are currently no positive COVID-19 cases in our staff or resident population. The safety of our residents and staff continues to be our top priority.

The Home continues to operate with enhanced infection prevention and control measures for our residents and staff including ongoing disinfecting of common areas and high touch surfaces, hand hygiene, the appropriate use of PPE, physical distancing and cohorting measures, and twice daily Active Screening for all residents and staff. The home is currently undergoing surveillance testing for all residents and staff.

Virtual Town Hall from April 20, 2021, click here.

Visits and Absences

For all visiting inquiries, e-mail visits@groveparkhome.on.ca.

Please refer to the following resources to help you with facilitating your outdoor visits:

Ontario COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool
Ontario COVID-19 Lab Results Portal
Map of Local COVID-19 Assessment Centres

Programs

Communication with your loved one can be by telephone, we are now booking Facetime & Skype virtual visits through our Programs & Volunteer Services department, please contact the Visiting Team to make arrangements.

Please click here to send an e-mail message to your loved one; gphrez@gmail.com.

Screening Details

Please use to the Ministry of Health online self-assessment tool, prior to your visit. We request that all visitors postpone their visit to Grove Park Home should you have any symptoms noted in the self-assessment tool.

As per the Ministry of Health directive, all staff and students will continue to self-monitor for COVID-19 at home. Self-monitoring instructions available here.

All staff, students and volunteers and visitors should be aware of symptoms of an acute respiratory infection and be aware of the latest case definition.

If you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 or the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit at 1-877-721-7520.

Click here to download an important fact sheet on caring for our vulnerable population during this period.

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