December 24, 2020

Dear Dosberg Manor Residents, Family Members and Responsible Parties,

In the spirit of the holidays, we have enjoyed gift giving and seasonal, individual activities.
Enjoying a game of Nutcracker Bingo
Opening a special holiday treat bag
The most wonderful time of the year to open a present
Staff made holiday gift bags and cards to deliver to residents
Residents enjoyed a surprise gift from staff
Holiday cheer
Nothing better than a smiling face
Presenting...a present - Vanna White style
Thank you for the delicious snowman cookies provided by a family member - yum!
Holiday Meal

Our chefs have planned a special holiday meal to serve on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. Here's what's on the menu:
Vegetable Lasagna
Roasted Asparagus
Chocolate Mousse Tarte
Chicken Rice Soup
Cornish Hen
Baked Sweet Potato
Italian Mixed Vegetable
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
On Dec. 23rd, CVS Health was onsite giving the initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to Weinberg Campus nursing home residents and employees. We were very pleased with how well everything went and will let you know as soon as we learn from CVS when vaccines will be available to Dosberg Manor residents.
In the meantime, please review the links below for additional information and to help answer any questions that you may have.

  • Watch a live recording of our COVID-19 Vaccine Informational Webinar with John Thurairajah, MD, CMD, Medical Director of Rosa Coplon Living Center. 

Holiday Door Decoration Contest

Visit Facebook to vote for your favorite door decorations now through December 28. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!
Safety Guidance on Gatherings & Outings

The following Department of Health (DOH) guidance remains in place for non-medically necessary outings for residents:

  • Limit close contact with others (stay six feet or more apart), avoid large gatherings, use technology to engage with others remotely.
  • Wear face masks or cloth face coverings.
  • Wash hands frequently.
  • Avoid sharing communal food/drinks. 

Residents who leave the facility are required by the DOH to:

  • Quarantine or minimize contact with others prior to their return.
  • Test negative for COVID-19 within 24 hours before returning to the facility.
  • Quarantine upon returning for 14 days, and be tested at least 3 times during quarantine--including the first and last day.

Before exiting the building, residents and their family member/responsible party are required by the DOH to attest in writing that you:

  1. Are aware of the risks involved with leaving/taking the resident out;
  2. Will follow masking, social distancing, and hand hygiene practices to comply with CDC and DOH directives;
  3. Will notify the facility if the resident becomes ill within one week of leaving the facility;
  4. Will notify the facility if anyone with whom the resident socialized tests positive for, or exhibits symptoms for, COVID-19 or influenza within 14 days of the resident’s return to the facility;
  5. Will communicate to the facility a return date for the resident in accordance with the facility’s policy; and
  6. Will quarantine or minimize contact (or assist the resident to do so) to the extent safely possible prior to return to the facility.

If you have any questions, please contact Dana Zientara at [email protected], (716) 639-3311 ext. 2505.

Looking for more tips and ideas for safe celebrations?

We have zero positive cases of COVID-19 at this time. Visit the Dosberg Manor COVID-19 family page for daily updates.
Skype or window visits can be scheduled by contacting Alyssa Fitzgerald at [email protected], (716) 639-3311 ext. 2458.

To receive additional updates about your loved one, please contact Dana Zientara, case manager for Dosberg Manor, at [email protected], (716) 639-3311 ext. 2505.
Best wishes for a happy, healthy holiday season! If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Dana Notaro
Administrator, Dosberg Manor & Garden House

(716) 639-3311 ext. 2507
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