Daily operations are normal and phone calls are still being answered.
Any essential visitors to any of the Grande Spirit Foundation Lodges will be screened before being allowed to enter.
Grande Spirit Foundation is asking family members to assist their loved ones when it comes to pharmacy payments such as EFT payments to the pharmacy, authorized credit card payments and or cheques to eliminate the handling of cash at lodge doors.
With the Coronavirus becoming more and more of an issue in Alberta, we are immediately challenged to create protection for residents in our facilities to ensure their health and safety is protected from spread of this virus.
All non-essential visitations and all activities are suspended for all our lodges until further notice. Access to facilities is limited to emergent or emergency items only. All Grande Spirit Foundation Bus services are suspended until further notice.
The Alberta Government is currently providing daily updates of the COVID-19 virus within Alberta and any restrictions for facilities and social areas
Alberta Health Services has provided an online self-evaluation for COVID-19 and is providing ongoing updates of the virus in the province and updates
Preventative measures such as social distancing is providing a barrier to spread of this virus. The World Health Organization provides several recommendations aimed at preventing spreading of the virus
Self-Isolation is also strongly promoted when someone feels sick or has recently returned from travel:
Seniors within Grande Spirit Foundation facilities and their listed emergency contacts are encouraged to provide email addresses to site managers to receive updates that we provide on an ongoing basis.
We greatly appreciate your assistance and patience as we all work together to prevent any entry of this virus from entering any of our facilities.
Grande Spirit Foundation
The Grande Spirit Foundation is a public non profit organization that is committed to providing senior citizens, low income families and individuals with appropriate and efficient housing and support services.
We believe everyone should be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. We aspire to the highest standard of integrity, honesty and professionalism. Our common sense approach encourages a positive, safe environment for all staff, residents and visitors.