Visits to resume at Geriatric Hospital

Clients at the Geriatric Hospital, Beckles Road, St Michael, will be allowed to receive visitors again, starting Sunday, May 15. However, a new system will be in place where visits will be allowed on designated units during alternate weekly cycles.

During the first week, which starts May 15, clients in Units Two and Three, which comprise Wards 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6B, 7B, 8B, 9B and 10B may receive visitors on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, only.

The next week, starting Sunday, May 22, visits will be allowed in Units One and Four, which comprise Wards 2B,3B, 4B, 5B, 8A, 9A and 10A, to receive visits on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays only.

The cycle will restart the following week. Visitors should note that weekly visits of 15 minutes’ duration will be facilitated between 4:30 and 6 p.m.

Visitors are expected to follow all COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, which will remain in effect for the protection and well-being of clients and staff. (MHW/BGIS)

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