Construction Update – April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017
The renovation portion of our expansion project is large and multi-faceted. Delays are inevitable as we uncover unknown conditions and complex coordination challenges.We are working to make up lost time on certain tasks, whenever possible, and remain committed to pursuing an aggressive schedule. As always, your patience and understanding are appreciated.
Roofing work on Manchester and Hadley Houses has resumed, and is expected to be completed by May 1.
Hadley House’s Gathering Room will remain open until early June.
The main entrance into Health Services area is expected to reopen in early June. There will be limited parking intermittently in the Health Services visitor lot until the main entrance reopens.
The new Reception Area will open around June 1. All of our emergency systems will move to that area on the same date.
The Health Services Beauty Salon has closed for renovations and is scheduled to re-open in early July. Beauty services will continue to be available in the Beauty Salon on the first floor, where hours have been extended.
The work in the Health Services Activity Room is progressing, and the partition has been removed.There will be a couple of days of increased noise in early and late May as we near completion of the Activity Room’s renovation.Activities currently are being held in other locations. Please refer to the April and May Activities Calendars for specific information about alternative locations.
Please use Abingdon House’s laundry room while Hadley House laundry room isunavailable.
Team Member Updates
The Training Curriculum Action team presented another “dry run” focusing on the Communication training modules on April 28.
The Training Curriculum Action team will be finalizing all household orientation curriculum by June 1. The next step will be for all household team members (both clinical and non-clinical) working in Abingdon and Manchester Houses to complete curriculum by July 1.
Monthly Expansion Update Meetings
The next monthly expansion meeting is scheduled for May 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Kensington Room.