Construction Update – March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017
Thank you for your continued patience during our community’s expansion. We know there has been increased noise and other disruptions recently, and we are grateful for your support as we work to improve our community.
The building material that was signed by residents, family members and team members has been installed at the top of the attic access ladder in Hadley house. Every person using that ladder will be greeted by these signatures as they enter and leave the attic. Thank you to all those who signed it.
Shingles currently are being installed on Manchester House; roofing work is 50% complete on Hadley House.
Hadley House’s Gathering Room will close at the end of the month. Residents are encouraged to use the social spaces at the ends of the hallway. The television will be moved to the social space near the courtyard doors.
Earlier this week, the Assistant Director of Nursing’s office was temporarily moved to Room G255 (located beside the nurse’s desk in Hadley House), where it will be located for about six weeks while the permanent office is being completed.
On March 20 and 21, electrical service will be temporarily interrupted throughout Hadley House for short periods of time.
The Health Services Activity Room will close on March 23; activities will be scheduled in other locations. Please refer to the March Activities Calendar for specific information about alternative locations.
The Unit Secretaries will be moving from Hadley House Nursing Desk to the new Reception Area the in late April or early May. All of our emergency systems will move to this space on the same date.
The main entrance into Health Services area has been temporarily closed and will remain closed for about two more weeks. Visitors to Hadley House, arriving from the visitors’ parking lot, should enter through the temporary entrance just to the left of the closed main entrance. Those who need wheelchair access, should use the Team Member parking lot and enter through Abingdon House’s Living Room door.
The Health Services Beauty Salon will close for renovation on March 20. That salon is expected to re-open around May 1. Beauty services will continue to be available in the Beauty Salon on the first floor, where hours will be extended. Extended hours will be listed in the “Whistler” and on TouchTown TV.
Please use Abingdon House’s laundry room while Hadley House laundry room is unavailable.
There will be limited parking intermittently in the Health Services visitor lot during the next few weeks.
Team Member Updates
The Manchester and Abingdon Household teams have now completed “Household Basics” training. Those teams will now be scheduled for “Serve Safe” training.
Monthly Expansion Update Meetings
The next monthly expansion meeting is scheduled for April 10 at 9:30 a.m. in the Kensington Room.