Long-Term Care (Pioneer Manor)
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COVID-19 Update, February 25, 2021
The COVID-19 outbreak at Pioneer Manor has been declared over by Public Health Sudbury & Districts as of February 25, 2021. We are grateful that the cases of all four residents and three staff members who tested positive for COVID-19 are now considered “resolved.”
COVID-19 Update, February 11, 2021
Public Health Sudbury & Districts (PHSD) has declared a facility-wide COVID-19 outbreak at Pioneer Manor.
- General visitation continues to be suspended.
- During the outbreak, only one (1) essential caregiver at a time is permitted to visit. If your loved one has tested positive or is an identified close contact and is on isolation, as per Public Health direction, you are not permitted to visit them unless the resident is severely ill or palliative.
In addition, enhanced Infection Prevention and Control Measures have been implemented along with the following requirements and restrictions:
- Essential Caregivers will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test in the past seven (7) days and verbally attest to not subsequently testing positive (there is no change for essential visitors visiting palliative residents).
- Enhanced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) usage, including mask and googles while in the Home (gown and gloves in resident room if they are on isolation).
- Masking for residents during care if tolerated.
- Resident absences are not permitted except for medical reasons.
COVID-19 Update, February 7, 2021
Public Health Sudbury & Districts (PHSD) has declared a facility-wide outbreak at Pioneer Manor after one staff member tested positive for COVID-19. PHSD is directing all staff, residents and essential caregivers be tested. PHSD is advising all essential caregivers who visited Pioneer Manor between February 1 and February 7, 2021, of a potential low-risk exposure to COVID-19. Essential caregivers who visited the Home on one of these dates are advised to contact the Assessment Centre at 705-671-7373 for further direction. Enhanced Infection Prevention and Control Measures have been implemented.
COVID-19 Update, November 21, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak at Pioneer Manor has been declared over by Public Health Sudbury & Districts as of November 21, 2020. The case, involving a contracted staff member who tested positive for COVID-19, is considered resolved.
COVID-19 Update, November 10, 2020
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has declared a COVID-19 outbreak to the Lilac Mallard Home Areas. 32 residents live in this Home area. This is not a facility-wide outbreak, and at present, no residents or staff have tested positive. All residents of this Home Area and Pioneer Manor staff will be tested for COVID-19. Enhanced Infection Prevention and Control Measures have been implemented.
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Pioneer Manor Update Letters
Pioneer Manor serves residents 18 years of age and older who have long-term health care needs and who are no longer able to manage in independent living situations. As the largest facility of its kind in Northern Ontario, Pioneer Manor is home to 433 residents who are provided with 24 hours of supervision. At Pioneer Manor, residents receive comprehensive, individualized and responsive care.
Those referred to Pioneer Manor through the Community Care Access Centre have care needs that can no longer be met in the community.
A holistic approach ensures that all of the dimensions of personal care are considered, including the person's spiritual, emotional and physical well-being.
Our vision is to be recognized as a leading provider of long-term care in the Province of Ontario.
Our mission is to provide long-term care while incorporating high standards of leadership, innovative approaches, research and development in concert with our community partners.
Working as a team, residents, staff, families, volunteers and students offer residents dignity, respect and care that promotes their comfort and quality of life.
We value the residents as our highest priority.
We value our staff who are dedicated to providing excellent customer service.
We value our residents' families and friends, our community partners, service providers and local educational organizations.
We value the development and implementation of best practices for excellence in resident care.
We value the use of technology to improve and enhance resident care and quality of life.
We value the residents' rights, as defined in the Long-Term Care Homes Act.
We value the diversity of all residents, staff and volunteers and their unique contributions to the life at Pioneer Manor.