March 11, 2021
Elderly Residential Services are delighted to confirm that, following Public Health advice, visits to the residents in all ERS sites will be resumed as from Tuesday 16th March 2021.
ERS has been working towards a safe visiting procedure together with the GHA including the GHA’s Director of Public Health with the aim to allow residents to receive visits from families and friends.
In order to safeguard and protect the vulnerable residents, the below criteria will apply:
Visitors must contact the respective residential sites, in advance, in order to book their visit. Further information can be obtained from ERS Nurse Management on 200 70473.
Minister for Health and Care, Samantha Sacramento, said: ‘Vaccinating the vulnerable residents at ERS was our first priority and they now have the highest level of protection against the virus that is known to be possible. I’m delighted that we are now in a position to be able to welcome back visitors to our Elderly Residential Services in a strictly controlled manner that safeguards our residents. This is thanks to the hard work of the dedicated ERS team, whose efforts to protect residents over extremely difficult months deserves our sincerest and deepest appreciation.’