Six Edgcumbe Court tenants took part in their first exercise session with Rich from Fitnniss on Wednesday 18th May. Fitnniss are a local exercise and wellbeing company specialising in helping older people stay active. Classes are free to Edgcumbe Court tenants and over 60s living in the local community. They will run for 12 months, .. Read More
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Residents can now be visited by 5 named visitors (including their essential care giver if they have one), with a maximum of 2 visitors at any one time or on a given day. These daily limits do not apply for very young children or essential care givers.
Visits out of the care home will be planned .. Read More
Please see our latest Relatives Newsletter for more information: 4th May Relatives COVID-19 BCOP BULLETIN
The Nourish e-care planning system is freeing up our team to do what they do best: putting their skills and effort into providing outstanding care for your loved one.
The easy-to-use handsets are used to record notes at the point of care, saving time and allowing for accurate and sharable information.
Paper files can be tricky. Writing .. Read More
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.
If you’re great .. Read More
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.