At Bon Accord Care, we care deeply about our employees, the people we support and their families, our communities, and their health, safety and wellbeing remain our top priority.
We are focused on ensuring the right information and resources are available; closely following the recommendations of Health Protection Scotland, National and Scottish Government guidelines, in collaboration with our key partners.
Whilst this is an evolving and challenging situation that changes day-to-day, we are taking the appropriate steps and continue to actively monitor the impact COVID-19 may have on the people and the communities we support.
How we are helping to support those who use our services
We are providing support, guidance, information and reassurance to the people we support through regular website updates, briefings and through our teams.
Guidance on how to look after yourself, during this challenging time, is available.
We are also coordinating the kind offers of help from volunteers and other companies to assist, where possible. For example, drivers to either transport essential supplies or staff to their place of work, going shopping or collecting medication and other errands, phone support to chat with those that have become socially isolated or for daily welfare checks.
If you would prefer further information or would like to contact us, please email email@example.com
18th of June 2020 - Following Scotland’s First Minister’s update on the 18th of June, and as we ease into phase two of lockdown, there is no update on reintroducing visiting to our care homes or when this is likely to happen.
Please be assured we are undertaking the necessary assessments and processes to prepare for when restrictions are lifted, in line with government guidance, and when the announcement is made.
We understand how difficult it is to be separated from loved ones, and thank you for your patience and support during this time. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it is safe to do so.
Bon Accord Care is an integral part of delivering health and social care in Aberdeen and we are working closely with Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership and Aberdeen City Council to provide a response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Our focus is on delivering critical services to ensure the people we support are kept safe and well.
The services that are affected while we focus on delivering critical services at this time are:
Sheltered Housing and Very Sheltered Housing
In partnership with Aberdeen City Council’s Housing Team and Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership, there has been additional measures put in place to manage the spread of the outbreak including:
We will be updating our website regularly with changes to our services and guidance and we thank you for your patience, understanding and support during this unprecedented time.
How we are helping our team of people
A very special thanks goes to our team of people for their continued commitment, compassion, innovation and extraordinary efforts at this challenging time to provide support to those in our care.
In the coming weeks and months, it will be our great team of people that will allow us to meet the challenges presented by the coronavirus outbreak.
We closely monitor the advice of Health Protection Scotland, National and Scottish Governments to regularly issue updates on the situation to all our staff, and are committed to supporting them, ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is of upmost importance.