Visitor Updates and Information
EFFECTIVE October 14, 2022
Only visitors to our Long Term Care unit will be required to be tested prior to entry.
New Masking Rule for Long Term Care:
Effective October 14th, 2022, visitors to our Long-Term Care home may now remove their masks during a one-on-one visit with a resident within their private room. Should there be more than one visitor at a time, ALL MUST STILL WEAR MASKS during their visit.
Masks must be worn in all public spaces and hallways by everyone. We encourage anyone experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 or feeling unwell to stay home and NOT visit.
Screening and Testing now take place in one location for your convenience. Located in the Atrium immediately upon entry.
All staff are tested daily.
5:30am – 9:00pm – seven days a week
Should you be experiencing ANY symptoms of Covid-19, even mild symptoms, or feel unwell in any way, please do not visit for 10 days after your symptom onset.
The safety of our residents and staff remains our most important priority, and we regularly review our Infection prevention and control practices to ensure that we are able to maintain a safe environment for everyone therefore, this protocol is subject to change.
It has been a challenging road over the last couple of years but we remain vigilant by following safety precautions and ministry directives to control the transmission of Covid-19. We ask all visitors and residents to also remain vigilant with covid-19 precautions such as physical distancing, handwashing, and masking.
We thank you for your support to protect the safety of our residents.
(please click on the links below for resident memos)
September 9, 2022 – Screening and Testing Updates
September 6, 2022 – BBQ
September 2, 2022 – Mail
August 8, 2022 – All Residents and Resident Families
June 6, 2022
May 30, 2022
March 16, 2022
February 22, 2022
COVID-19 Policies-What Residents Can Expect in a Long-Term Care Home – Updated
The Village News
(please click on the links below for The Village News)
November 16, 2022
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October 19, 2022
October 5, 2022
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February 22, 2022
On behalf of Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village, I would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation to all friends and family members of our residents and clients for their generous donations for our staff. Your thoughtfulness and support helps brighten our days as we continue to work through the challenges of COVID-19.
We would also like to thank the following local businesses and individuals for their donations:
- Ravensbergen and Sons Ltd. (plants for staff)
- Dr. and Mrs. Klimek (personal protective equipment)
- Ann White Sauve (face mask holders)
- June O’Neill (face mask holder headbands)
- Owen Coorssen (face shields)
- Laurie Gunton, Smooth Move for Seniors (plants for staff)
- Trevor van der Zalm, European Planters Inc. (plants for staff)
- SystemMacs (timbits for staff)
- First Grantham United Church (snacks for staff)
- Country Corner Market, Welland (sausages for staff)
- William Clark (plastic mask holders)
- Mahtay Cafe & Lounge (coffee and pastries for staff)
- Huntington Society of Canada Niagara Chapter (snacks for Long-Term Care staff)
- CUPE 1263 (Subway lunch for staff)
- CC Dugout (pasta lunch for staff)
- Ina’s Café (buffet lunch for staff)
Thank you again for your gracious support!
Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village is committed to provide materials to all that reflect AODA standards.
Welcome to Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village! As a not-for-profit, charitable organization and provider of services to seniors in the Niagara Region for over 60 years, Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village now encompasses two sites – St. Catharines and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Operating since 1959, the Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village site sits on 15 acres of well-manicured grounds and is located on Linwell Road in the north end of St. Catharines. The Niagara-on-the-Lake site, known as Stone Road Village, opened in 2012 and is located on Hunter Road at the corner of Niagara Stone Road. Mature trees dot the 5 acre property, providing a peaceful country setting. It is just five minutes from the heart of Niagara‑on‑the Lake with easy access to recreational trails and the Niagara Parkway.
Facilities at these two sites house over 500 seniors. At Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village, seniors live either in rental or rent-geared-to-income apartments, life lease bungalows or apartments, bedsitter rooms, or long-term care (nursing home). At Stone Road Village, life lease apartments are available for active seniors.
Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village is one of the largest providers of services for seniors in Ontario. Several levels of care are provided at the St. Catharines site. As a member of AdvantAge Ontario (formerly OANHSS – Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors), ONPHA (Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association), and OCSA (Ontario Community Support Association), these groups advocate for seniors and lobby the government on our behalf. The Village is dedicated to fostering quality of life for seniors and to meeting standards mandated by the MOHLTC (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care). We believe that customer service and effective communication are essential for success. We are continually looking at opportunities for growth and improvement.