We are not inviting indoor visits as this time due to the ongoing pandemic. But we encourage friends and family to connect virtually to their loved ones via Zoom. To schedule a Zoom visit with a Decatur House resident, please email [email protected] We will work with you to find a date and time that works.
It has been a long winter and with Covid-19 precautions ramped up as we navigate a small number of cases at the house, we want to be sure our residents are staying engaged and connected to their loved ones. We are keeping everyone engaged, but are not able to offer our usual group activities again […]
We were excited to get our first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine on January 28th. Thirty managers, residents and staff did their part to “Lick Covid” by getting their shots. Their prize?: The security of having taken the first step towards immunity from a deadly disease—and a celebratory post-injection lollipop! The House is abuzz with […]
Finding New Ways to Stay Active and Have Fun During Covid January 14, 2021 With safety of residents our highest priority, Activities staff are currently focused on in-room pursuits. For example, we’re establishing a virtual book club, starting with “Cape Cod” by William Martin, a New York Times bestseller available in both print and audio formats. […]
December Uncertainties Health experts ascertain that the month of December—and potentially January—could see a rise in Covid cases higher than we’ve encountered so far. To stay as safe as possible, Decatur House will follow the lead of partners like Cape Cod Healthcare and Spaulding Rehabilitation, and suspend all on-site visitation for the first week of December, and possibly […]
The November and December holidays bring fresh challenges for keeping visits safe. We understand families want, and are used to being together during the holidays but as coronavirus case numbers steadily rise in almost every state, health experts are advising we continue to limit our exposure throughout the holiday season. At Decatur House, we take this advice […]