Safety & Wellness
Check here for ongoing company updates on our protocols and response to COVD-19 for Ecumenical Retirement Community and general resources. If you have any questions for our team, please call our toll-free Ask Us Message line at 1-855-772-2734 or email us at Questions@EcumenicalRetirement.org.
Our Corona Task Force
We have assembled a task force of company experts, including former hospital Chief Nursing Officers and those certified in infection control measures, to provide guidance on clinical matters such as prevention and treatment, operational policy changes to reduce potential spread on campuses, procurement to manage the supply of protective gear and sanitization products, environmental service updates on appropriate chemicals and strategies to properly clean commonly touched areas and everyday items and executive management to implement temporary operational changes. Our management team meets daily and actively monitors updates and guidance from the state health departments and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Current COVID Status at Ecumenical Retirement Community
We continue to work closely with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) on our COVID-19 safety measures and response. The DOH has assured us that we have done—and are doing—everything possible according to their guidelines. We test co-workers and residents when warranted and adjust communal dining, group activities and visitation as needed based on our…Continue Reading
Holiday Celebrations Policy
Holiday Celebrations Policy We are strongly discouraging residents from leaving campus to celebrate the holidays offsite. Our campus in turn has planned many holiday activities and special meals to enjoy the season on campus. Please read about our holiday protocols. For Independent Living residents, please read here. 11/20/2020
Visiting a Resident
We understand family connections are special traditions too. However with the threat of increasing concerns, we have suspended in-person visitation in all buildings effective 11/23/20. Our team is available to schedule video calls and offer any assistance at CountryMeadows.com/VideoCall. Thank you for respecting this necessary safeguard.
Protecting Residents and Co-workers with our Infection Control Program
Updated on October 16 from original post on March 16 At Ecumenical Retirement Community we have a very stringent infection control process: Daily disinfecting of commonly high-touch surfaces, public spaces and hard-surface floors in resident rooms and common areas using EPA approved cleaning products, sanitizers, disinfectants and antibacterial products selected for their dwell times and…Continue Reading
Ways to Still Connect Remotely
We recognize not seeing your loved ones in person is difficult and you miss them greatly. As a family company, we value family time. But thank you for respecting our temporary visitation policies and following the government Stay at Home orders. In the meantime, we encourage lots of interaction through alternative ways that our campus…Continue Reading
What We are Doing to Fight COVID-19
As COVID-19 information evolves rapidly, we want to ensure our residents, family members and co-workers that our organization is actively monitoring the latest information and enacting new policies and procedures to prevent spread. We continue to update this webpage with the latest information on our preparation and response so please check back often for new…Continue Reading