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COVID-19 Communications Hub

These interventions include, but are not limited to: Screening all individuals who enter the community Temperature screening terminals are in place throughout 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, except during dining …

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October 22: Visitation Update

The Glebe’s leadership team is excited to share that the most recent round of baseline testing has been concluded with all negative results and there have been no new onset COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days in the community. As a result, effective Monday, October 26, The Glebe will offer visitation for in-room visitation …

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Best Ways to Share Memories This Holiday Season

The holidays are always a time for families to socialize, talk and reminisce. With all that’s going on in the world, safely connecting with those you love is more important than ever. If you have a family member with Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia, you may feel the need to be together even more …

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The Glebe Installs Temperature Screening Terminals

As an extra step in efforts to safeguard residents, families, team members and visitors, The Glebe has new temperature screening terminals onsite. These devices may be located at main entrances, dining room entrances, corridors of the health services neighborhoods or in other areas of the community. The device is a tablet, or a small electronic …

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October 7: COVID-19 Update

The Glebe’s leadership team is pleased to report that the stay-at-home request will be lifted this Thursday, October 8. This news comes as the latest results of the routine testing—based on the positivity rate in Botetourt County for the prior week—were all returned as negative with one exception. The one positive test result came from …

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Golf Tournament Winners Announced

More Than $7,000 Raised to Support Benevolence The 3rd annual Glebe Memorial Green Short Game and Cornhole Tournament concluded October 3. The Virginia Baptist Homes (VBH) Foundation is thrilled to report that the 12 teams that participated raised a total of $7,500 for The Glebe Endowed Fund for Benevolence. Gifts to this fund are invested …

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October 2: Routine Testing Update

On September 10, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a regulation regarding COVID-19 testing requirements for team members and residents in the healthcare areas. This routine testing—based on the positivity rate in Botetourt County for the prior week—is designed to identify asymptomatic cases early and allow for a rapid response. While The …

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October 1: COVID-19 Seven-Day Stay Home Guidance

As part of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) guidance and to boost the surveillance of COVID-19, nursing facilities are required to conduct testing based on specific data shared through the CDC. These guidelines include testing team members on a certain frequency based on the COVID-19 positivity rate for the county the nursing facility …

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Golfers Tee Off in Support of Benevolence at The Glebe

The 3rd annual Glebe Memorial Green Short Game and Cornhole Tournament is underway in Daleville. Over the next three days, 12 teams will play 18 holes to raise money for The Glebe Endowed Fund for Benevolence. The fund is invested to grow for future benevolent needs. Residents, family members and vendors teed off September 30 …

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September 30: COVID-19 Update

Due to Botetourt County’s COVID-19 positivity rate, the Glebe continues to test all team members who have worked within the healthcare center/skilled nursing area per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulatory guidelines. Due to testing on September 28, The Glebe’s leadership team learned that a certified nursing assistant (CNA) tested positive. The …

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