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These interventions include, but are not limited to: Screening all individuals who enter the community Ongoing education for team members and residents regarding infection control practices Appropriate cleaning and disinfecting, particularly for common areas, shared spaces and high-touch surfaces Wearing facemasks for everyone on campus, except during dining Residents, team members and visitors are encouraged …

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November 20: COVID-19 Testing Update

Due to the recent positive case of COVID-19 in the healthcare center, the second round of testing was completed on Monday, November 16 for healthcare residents and team members. The Culpeper’s management team is happy to report that all have tested negative for COVID-19. This concludes the need for two weeks of consecutive negative testing …

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November 18: COVID-19 Update

The Culpeper team has received news of the most recent positivity rate for Culpeper County, which has significantly increased. The rate is up from 5.7% last week to 20.1% this week. Due to the county’s high positivity rate, and in consultation with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), The Culpeper’s team reevaluated all in-room visitation …

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November 16: COVID-19 Update

On November 15, The Culpeper’s management team became aware that a team member who primarily works in assisted living tested positive for COVID-19. The team member last worked on November 6. Contract tracing revealed that the team member was exposed outside of the community later and had not returned since. Because of this, no residents …

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November 13: COVID-19 Visitation Update

The Culpeper’s leadership team thanks all members of the community for the ongoing support and patience. We are excited to share that our most recent round of baseline testing concluded with all negative results. There have been no new-onset COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days in the community within independent living, assisted living and …

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The Culpeper Honors the Nation’s Service Members on Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, residents and team members gathered to celebrate the country’s servicemen and women, their spouses and family members. Hans Murdock, The Culpeper’s chaplain, held an opening prayer and read the names of all living veterans in the community. Pat Ballard, resident services director, spoke about the history of …

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The Culpeper Announces Thanksgiving Plans

It is with great pleasure that The Culpeper’s culinary services team announces a Thanksgiving meal will be offered, and guests will be allowed in to dine with loved ones. However, plans could change based on many factors surrounding COVID-19. Thanksgiving Dining On November 26, due to COVID-19, some guidelines will need to be followed. (Please …

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Holiday Planning During the Pandemic

As the holiday season approaches, residents and families will, of course, want to spend as much time together as possible; research shows quality time is crucial for residents’ wellbeing, emotionally and physically. The LifeSpire team is committed to facilitating this connection and providing accommodations to the extent possible. According to county positivity rates, which are …

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November 5: COVID-19 Update

In response to the recent memory support positive resident COVID-19 case, and as directed by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), memory support residents and team members underwent weekly testing on November 2. We are happy to report that all tested memory care residents and team members are negative for COVID-19. The previously mentioned resident …

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October 30: COVID-19 Update

In response to the recent positive COVID-19 case in two team members, and as directed by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), memory care and healthcare residents and team members underwent their second round of COVID-19 testing on October 26. During this testing, one memory care resident tested positive for COVID-19. The resident was immediately …

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