1 Apr 2020
Today - 31st March 2020 - the Bethesda Home at Harpenden has four residents experiencing symptoms of a raised temperature (below 37.8 degrees Celsius) and a general feeling of tiredness but not displaying any cough symptoms at present. As no testing has been undertaken to ascertain the true nature of the illness we are therefore unable to confirm that this is a Covid-19 virus infection. Nevertheless we have taken the precaution of notifying Public Health England and have implemented the recommended 'barrier care’ method of caring for the affected residents. All recommended precautions are being followed to ensure that if we do have Coronavirus in the Home we are being extremely vigilant to try to prevent any spread of the infection. Additionally we have four staff affected and they are in 'self-isolation'. We will place relevant updates on this Webpage as appropriate.
The Trustees, General Manager, Home Managers, staff and residents value your prayers at this worrying time.