News

Please see below for news related to emerging issues and outbreak-related information (if applicable), along with other uplifting news related to Ocean View’s work, our quarterly newsletters, and more!

  • *updated Jan. 19* Ocean View experiencing a declared COVID-19 outbreak

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have committed to keeping our community and stakeholders informed. To that end, we want to inform you at this time that we have received confirmation of positive cases of COVID-19 in our staff group and a number of cases of COVID-19 in residents of our facility. The next-of-kin of the […]

  • Earlier Designated Caregiver Hours

    We are pleased to announce that starting Jan 1, 2022, we are expanding Designated Caregiver visitation hours at Ocean View to 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM each day (and Thursdays 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM). This also seems like a great time to pass along our sincere thanks to our Designated Caregivers for the richness […]

  • Changes to Visitation

    At this time we have made the difficult decision to close Ocean View to general visitors until further notice. Designated Caregivers are still permitted in the facility, however we ask that they visit one at a time. If there are folks who have been general visitors up until this point but would like to become […]

  • Updated Restrictions Dec. 21

    As we are sure you heard along with us today, the province is implementing some new restrictions in light of the current COVID-19 situation in Nova Scotia. At this time, residents are permitted to have ONLY two (2) consistent fully vaccinated visitors. Designated Caregivers are included in the total of two (2). Here at our […]

  • Infection Prevention Practices over the Holidays

    With the holidays here, we wanted to share some reminders with visitors and Designated Caregivers to help us all stay safe throughout the festive season. As you know, our facility is a bit older than others and space is often limited. Over the holidays as you are visiting, please be mindful that many others may […]

  • *Updated Dec. 21* Ocean View receives confirmation of positive staff cases of COVID-19

    We have been committed to keeping you informed throughout the pandemic. With this in mind, at this time we want to inform our Ocean View community that we have received confirmation of positive cases of COVID-19 in staff persons at our facility.  At this time, we are working closely with Public Health to determine best next […]

  • *Updated Dec. 18* Important Restrictions – Offsite Visits

    As you know, government has recently communicated new LTC restrictions publicly and has communicated detailed restrictions to our facilities directly. Due to these restrictions, at this time we will not be able to allow residents to go offsite for any reason, other than required medical appointments.  We know this will be disappointing to both residents […]

  • Updated Restrictions Dec. 17

    As we are sure you know, COVID-19 numbers are once again rising and the government is introducing new restrictions. At this time we wanted to share a few of these new restrictions as we understand them. We suspect new information will become available to us in coming days, so please keep an eye on our […]

  • Acknowledgement of CUPE Day of Action

    Ocean View would like to acknowledge CUPE’s Day of Action, being held across the province on November 30th. This demonstration is a reminder of the collaborative advocacy taking place in the LTC sector for wages and compensation that reflect the real value of our workforce. CUPE members from our home, along with other locals at […]

  • CCA Week Message from Nova Scotia’s Minister of Seniors & Long-Term Care

    We are pleased to share this CCA Week message from Nova Scotia’s Minister of Seniors & Long-Term Care!

  • Vaccination Update for Stakeholders – *updated Nov. 17 2021*

    As per direction from the province, at this time all individuals except staff and Designated Caregivers must be fully vaccinated to enter our facility (unless they have a medical or human rights exemption).  Proof of vaccination must be provided each time you enter. Effective November 30th, 2021 all designated caregivers and staff that visit or […]

  • Family Council Meeting Invite

    This is a unique time, so we continue to find unique ways to connect with our Ocean View families! Please join us for a Virtual Family Council Meeting with Site Manager and Director of Care, Martha Cooper on October 14th at 2:00 pm How can you join us?We will host the meeting via Zoom. This […]

  • Our OceanView Newsletter

    Click the link below to read the latest issue of “Our OceanVIEW”, the quarterly newsletter for our residents, families, friends, volunteers, and staff!

  • Masking Statement

    Please see the below message from the Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association regarding continued masking for visitors within NHNSA member operators’ facilities.

  • Welcome Additions to our Team

    Like all LTC homes, Ocean View is experiencing staff shortages like we have never seen. One of the challenges is working in a system where there is much more demand for direct care staff than there is supply. One of the professions that contribute to the resident experience is the role of allied health professionals […]