COVID-19 Facility Update

GSH was notified Tuesday that one of our residents tested positive for COVID-19, and Thursday that one of our employees also tested positive. In response, we are working on obtaining test kits through IDPH, and collaborating with the Adams County Health Department to implement a mandatory facility-wide testing. At this time, our facility has entered into a full quarantine with residents quarantined to their rooms.

We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which include:

• Continued screening of all staff members and other essential persons entering our facility for symptoms related to COVID-19.
• Continued screening of all residents several times a day with vital signs and temperature checks.
• Resident meals delivered to their rooms.
• Activities held in resident rooms and doorways.
• Beauty shop closure.
• Continued disinfecting of resident rooms, common areas, and high-traffic areas multiple times daily.
• Staff will continue to wear masks and practice good hand hygiene.

We continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and the Adams County Health Department.

We will communicate new information as it becomes available to us. For any questions or concerns, please contact your loved one’s designated social service aide.

Activity Calendar

***All schedules are subject to suddenly change without notice***

Sunday, August 2
9:00   Worship Service – Channel 3
9:30   Movie, Letters to God – Channel 3

Monday, August 3
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
9:30   Michael Bublé in Concert – Channel 3
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
1:30   Rosary – Channel 3

Tuesday, August 4
9:00   Devotions by Josh in the Great Outdoors! – Channel 3
9:30   Tour of John Wood Trail, Chaplain Josh takes us on a live tour of the JWCC Nature Trail – Channel 3
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
1:00   Cultural Perspectives in Western American Art – Channel 3

Wednesday, August 5
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
2:00   Room to Room Watermelon Bust – A Good Samaritan Home Tradition! Delivery begins at 2pm.

Thursday, August 6
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
10:00 Daily Mass – Channel 3
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3
1:00   Western Movies 101, Early History of Western Movies from the Booth Western Art Museum – Channel 3

Friday, August 7
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
10:00 Door to Door Ice Cream Delivery
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3

Saturday, August 8
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3
1:00   Room Cart – Facility-wide goodie delivery starting at 8:30am

All neighborhoods have separate activity schedules which can be found posted in the neighborhood.

Where’s the Chaplain?
A unique take on Where’s Waldo with our very own Chaplain Josh! Each week, Chaplain Josh will be delivering Devotions from an unknown location. It is up to you to guess where he is! Keep track of your guesses each day, Monday through Friday, and turn them in to your Activity Aide on Friday for a chance to win a prize! Have fun and good luck!

Weekly Inspiration

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

Prayer Request & Scripture

Matthew 6:35
Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said: “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:
Residents: Foose Center
Staff: Administrators and Board of Directors – Chuck, Dave, Jeannie, and the Board of Directors

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