COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Hamlets senior community pandemic tips, news and information in British Columbia and Alberta.

Health Priorities of Long-Term Care Communities in British Columbia

Health Priorities of Long-Term Care Communities in British Columbia

Long-term care communities in British Columbia have several health priorities. Some are based on the current climate, such as dealing with COVID-19, and others have a longer history, such as nutrition and the psychological well-being of residents. Health priorities...

Mental Health When You’re Alone and Why Independent Living Could Be the Answer 

Mental Health When You’re Alone and Why Independent Living Could Be the Answer 

The pandemic has had its effect on just about everyone this year. As businesses close and the government requires everyone to stay at home, isolation, and loneliness become a severe mental health concern. Thankfully, assisted living staff have found ways to improve conditions, and they have had success in keeping their elderly residents happy and healthy despite the strife. 

COVID-19 and Care Home Update

COVID-19 and Care Home Update

At the time of this writing, British Columbia currently has 90 new cases of COVID-19, 13 persons in hospital due to COVID-19, and five people total in ICU across the province due to COVID-19. Alberta currently has 43 of which 9 are currently in ICU. How many new cases...

The Hamlets COVID-19 Prevention and Response

The Hamlets COVID-19 Prevention and Response

Communities worldwide have had to adapt to the unprecedented circumstances brought on by COVID-19. The pandemic highlighted just how important it is to be prepared and vigilant. Committed, The Hamlets rose to meet the demands of this challenging time to adapt to the new normal of COVID-19.