COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family of Sherwood Care, I hope this post finds you in good health and spirits! We all listened today as Dr Hinshaw announced updates to the current visitation process for congregate living sites, which includes long-term-care.  We are anxious to review the updated guidelines and the shift from restricted to safe access.  As she noted in her presentation, … Read More

COVID-19 Update – July 3, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family of Sherwood Care, I’m hoping you were able to catch the sunny moments this week, in between all the rain. Here are a few updates from this week: 119 days COVID free!! Currently we have 3 residents on isolation, 1 new admission, 1 return from hospital and 1 with symptoms – we have 2 negative COVID … Read More

COVID-19 Update – June 26, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family of Sherwood Care, We hope you were able to enjoy and celebrate Father’s Day this past weekend. With the current pandemic, we understand that this would have been a very different Father’s Day unlike any other. Here are a few updates from this week: 112 days COVID free!! There were 3 Telephone Town Hall Meetings with … Read More

Invitation to Residents and their Families to attend a Telephone Town Hall Meeting with Dr. Deena Hinshaw

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family Members of Sherwood Care Residents, I hope you are enjoying this absolutely beautiful weather and that you’re looking forward to the weekend. Please click HERE for information and documents regarding a Town Hall Meeting with Dr Deena Hinshaw. She specifically wants to hear from families and residents living in continuing care facilities about the visitation guidelines. … Read More

COVID-19 Update – June 16, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family Members of Sherwood Care Residents, We are happy to report that we are now 100 days COVID-19 free at Sherwood Care! A huge thank you goes out to our families for supporting our efforts in keeping Sherwood Care safe and healthy for our residents and staff! It has been a quieter week, however we would like … Read More

COVID-19 Update – June 8, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family Members of Sherwood Care Residents, I am happy to report that there is no COVID-19 in the facility. We are aware that the risks are still high, as this week, two care centres in Edmonton were placed on outbreak status due to one positive case at each site. One was a positive resident and the other … Read More

COVID-19 Update – May 31, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family Members of Sherwood Care Residents, I hope you had the opportunity to soak up the warm weather this weekend, before the rain came. It was a beautiful Alberta weekend! I am happy to report that there is no COVID-19 in the facility. Thank you for your diligence, while visiting your loved one, in following the guidelines. … Read More

COVID-19 Update – May 22, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Friends and Family Members of Sherwood Care Residents, We are certainly getting our fair share of spring showers this week! I hope this will bring the rest of the May flowers! Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback to us regarding the visitation process, both outdoor and virtual. We recognize the importance of this connection for you and … Read More

COVID-19 Update – May 5, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Family and Friends of Sherwood Care Residents I hope you had the opportunity to enjoy the warm weather this past weekend. With the recent rain, you can almost hear the grass grow!!   Good News We remain COVID free 13 new staff are completing their orientation shifts and swelling the ranks of people trained to deliver care and services … Read More

COVID-19 Update – April 30, 2020

Harley HempelUncategorized

Dear Family & Friends of Sherwood Care Residents, Good News As of today, we are off probable outbreak status, with all resident and staff swabs negative. This is a testament to the diligence of our team in taking all precautions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 entering Sherwood Care.   Mothers’ Day This beloved holiday is just around the corner … Read More