Only 27 per cent of staff at each Heritage Green Nursing Home and its corresponding retirement residence in Stoney Creek have been immunized as of March 8. Vaccination rates at sure homes have been launched by town for the primary time.
In complete, eight long-term care (LTC) and high-risk retirement homes had rates for staff under 50 per cent.
For LTC it included, Pine Villa Care Centre in Stoney Creek at 36 per cent and Alexander Place in Waterdown, which was additionally residence to a lethal COVID outbreak, at 37 per cent.
For high-risk retirement homes, the bottom was Highgate in Ancaster the place just one per cent of staff are vaccinated. Also under 50 per cent have been Chartwell Deerview Crossing on the west Mountain at 41 per cent and New Village Retirement Residence in Stoney Creek at 42 per cent. In addition, simply 50 per cent are vaccinated at the Village of Wentworth Heights, which has had a lethal COVID outbreak.
Overall, simply over two-thirds of LTC residence staff and simply over half of high-risk retirement residence staff are vaccinated.
It’s not clear why so many seniors’ residence staff stay unprotected within the metropolis or why there may be a lot variation from residence to residence.
Clarion in Stoney Creek has 100 per cent of its staff vaccinated. At the positioning of Hamilton’s largest and deadliest outbreak at Grace Villa on the east Mountain, 86 per cent immunized. Other websites of giant and lethal outbreaks have excessive numbers, together with St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas at 97 per cent and Chartwell Willowgrove in Ancaster at 80 per cent.
For retirement homes, Amica Dundas is at 83 per cent and Amica Stoney Creek at 80 per cent.
Staff are in stark distinction to residents, who’ve a excessive uptake with 96 per cent vaccinated for LTC and 97 per cent for high-risk retirement homes.
At Heritage Green, practically 94 per cent of residents are vaccinated at the house, which noticed 4 die within the metropolis’s first outbreak from March 21 to April 27.
All of Hamilton’s LTC homes have greater than 90 per cent of residents vaccinated. Pine Villa has all of its residents immunized. High-risk retirement homes with 100 per cent of residents vaccinated embrace Highgate, New Village and Seasons in Stoney Creek.