Covid-19 Updates

Unite Against Covid-19

Update – Wednesday 1st December 2021
Traffic Lights protocols for Archer and Thorrington Residentials Homes

Our responsibility remains to keep all residents and staff protected, safe and well-cared for.

From Friday 3 December 2021 the new Government Traffic Light commences, and we have had to adjust our protocols to meet the new regulations.

Our Home protocols from 3rd December 2021 are as follows:

  1. Archer Homes are restricted to fully vaccinated visitors only. Vaccine passport or paper evidence required as part of Admission criteria.
  2. Visits to residents are only during stated Visiting Hours.

    Archer Home Entry Hours:

    Visiting hours Monday-Friday: 10.00am – 3.00pm (all visitors vacate by 4pm)
    Saturday-Sunday/Public Holidays: Bookings only, restricted numbers Booking appointments to Reception, must be during week-day, office hours
    Weekend/ Holidays Visiting hours: 1.00-3.00pm (all visitors vacate by 4pm)

    Thorrington Home Entry Hours:

    Visiting hours Monday-Friday: 10.00am – 2.00pm (all visitors vacate by 4pm)
    Saturday-Sunday/Public Holidays: Bookings only, restricted numbers Booking appointments to Reception, must be during week-day, office hours
    Weekend/ Holidays Visiting hours: 1.00-3.00pm (all visitors vacate by 4pm)

  3. No admission to children under 12-years old (unvaccinated).
  4. Complete our Entry Terms and Conditions form. These must be approved by staff member prior to leaving Reception area.
  5. Wear a mask throughout your time on site.
  6. Room Limits: 1 person/ standard room; max. 2 people Ensuite room/Care suite.
  7. Residents leaving Home for appointments, visitation must be booked 24-hours prior to exiting through Reception during week-day, office hours. Specific clinical criteria required. Resident Exit Forms must be completed and signed. Resident exiting must be both signed out/in by Nurse.
  8. Non-vaccinated visits by booking only. Visits occur outside Home in dedicated garden-seating area. PPE to be worn. 2m social distancing throughout visit.
  9. Special Home events, visitors only admissible to vaccinated people, and must be booked 24-hours prior to event running.

If you have any questions, can you please direct your inquiry to our Reception staff by phone/email during business hours, thank you.

Iris (Archer) 03 943 6006 email: iris@archer.org.nz
Meredith (Thorrington) 03 982 1480 email: reception@thorringtonvillage.org.nz

Graeme Mitchell
General Manager
Archer Group

Archer