SCACL Safety Plan (Update #8)

SCACL maintains a Communicable Disease Safety Plan, which impacts stakeholders, as the plan states: all visitors may not enter a SCACL facility when showing signs of a communicable illness and must get tested if showing signs of Covid 19. Mask Mandate Masks are once again mandated in public settings as per public health order below. […]

SCACL Safety Plan – January 2021 (Update #7)

SCACL Safety Plan – JANUARY 2021 (Update #7) This is an updated safety plan and will replace previous editions. SCACL had a small outbreak of CV-19 in December 2020 with three staff testing positive. No supported individual has tested positive to date. SCACL operated essential services between March and June of 2020. Services re-opened for […]

April 17, 2020 (update #6)

The social distancing and no visitor rules brought in by the government and currently being followed by SCACL are to flatten the curve and to not overwhelm our health care system. The good news is this does seem to have slowed the spread of the virus in B.C. However, it doesn’t mean we should be complacent. […]

April 9, 2020

Dear Stakeholders and friends of SCACL,  Many of you may have heard on the news of the death of a caregiver for the Richmond Association for Community Living. This is a very tragic event and it resonates deeply with all of us here. It is a powerful and sombre reminder of what we are facing […]

March 25, 2020

Dear friends/stakeholders/partners of SCACL, The entire world has gone through enormous changes in the past week, and our federal, provincial and municipal governments are all responding to the CV-19 pandemic with daily updates. There were many developments over the weekend and SCACL is sending out this update to inform you of further changes in our […]

March 19, 2020

Dear Stakeholders of SCACL: We have all collectively just experienced one of the most unusual and intense weeks information-wise in perhaps our recent history. Everyone is trying to make sense of it, and we at SCACL are deciphering the messages from provincial sources such as Public Health, Licensing, BC Center for Disease Control, CLBC and […]

March 13, 2020

The Covid 19 virus and subsequent health updates are changing daily and SCACL is required to be prepared for any eventuality. At this time public health officials still state the risk remains low, However a few new preventative measures have been announced provincially and federally in the last 24 hours. Recommendations include: Social Distancing Definition  “This means avoiding crowded […]

March 12, 2020

Hello, We at SCACL are concerned about the lives potentially affected by COVID-19. SCACL continues to monitor and assess this evolving situation and appropriately respond based on guidance issued by public health authorities. Current guidance from the B.C. Center for Disease Control, Vancouver Coastal Health, Community Care Licensing, Canada Public Health and the World Health […]

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