On 5th March, Justin Varney, Director Public Health for Birmingham has issued a letter to families explaining the government guidance on care home visits:
Birmingham City Council Care Home Visiting – Family Letter
We conduct routine PCR and Lateral Flow Device (LFD) testing in our homes. As a volunteer you will play a critical role helping with the regular testing of residents, external visitors and staff, ensuring we reduce viral risk in our care homes, and freeing up staff time to focus on caring for residents.
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Following the announcement on 30th December that Birmingham is to come under Tier 4 Restrictions, unfortunately we have had to suspend the roll-out of resident-room visits for now. Pod visits, closed window visits and video calls will still be possible.
Read our latest BCOP Relatives Bulletin for more information.
From January, there will be two ways to visit your loved ones in our nursing homes – in one of our Visiting Pods or, for nominated visitors, a resident-room visit. Both types of visit last 30 minutes and must be booked in advance. Our maintenance teams constructed Visitor Pods in record time – here’s the .. Read More
Anita Stone Court, BCOP’s care home in Moseley, Birmingham, has been recognised as one of the most recommended homes in the West Midlands, winning a ‘Top 20’ Award from carehome.co.uk; BCOP as an organisation won a ‘Top 20 Small Care Home Group’ Award.
Janet Galloway, BCOP’s Head of Care Quality remarked, “This award gives relatives looking .. Read More
At this unprecedented time of uncertainty, I would like to reassure you that the safety and welfare of your loved ones is our top priority. Staff are working tirelessly to care for and support residents and tenants and ensure that life for them is disrupted as little as possible. We are also providing support to .. Read More
We have vacancies available in a number of our housing schemes for older people across Birmingham.
Edgcumbe Court 55+, Supported Housing Scheme, Bartley Green:
1 bedroom flats for one person, first floor accessed via a flight of steps. Tenants must be fully mobile. On site manager, communal laundry, visiting hairdresser, activities in communal lounge. Near local bus route and shops.
Anita Stone .. Read More