We are committed to continuing to do everything possible to protect the health and safety of our residents, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staff immunization rate is 100%
Chaplain immunization rate is 100%
Resident immunization rate is 96%
Essential Caregivers immunization rate is 89%
We continue to follow Directives, Guidelines and recommendations issued by the Government of Ontario and Public Health authorities, and revise our policies and procedures as government guidance is amended.
Please see our most recent visiting policy below.
Effective December 30th,
Thank you very much for your continued support and cooperation. Stay healthy and safe!
The Seniors' Residence overall
immunization rate is 93%.
Peel Public Health
has declared an outbreak
in our Home
as of January 12, 2022.
1 private caregiver
recently tested positive through
Rapid Antigen Testing by IFH staff.
All positive tested staff are isolated at home.
The resident is on droplet precaution until January the 18th.
Overnight resident absence, ie Visiting with family,
is suspended until the end of the outbreak
Social visits to residents of Ivan Franko Home in Mississauga are suspended until Jan 22nd.
Essential Visitors are required to wear full PPE.
Any visits will be limited to one essential visitor at a time (2 persons are allowed if from the same household)
Residents must follow public health measures during essential absences (eg. doctor appointments)
All visitors must be “fully vaccinated” and present a vaccination certificate before passing the front desk
Present negative results from a valid PCR test performed within the last 48 hours
ALSO As of December 23, 2021:
Every visitor, regardless of the number of vaccinations, must undergo an Antigen Rapid Test before entering the Home. We kindly request that you to bring an unused Antigen Rapid Test from home and take it in the presence of an Ivan Franko Homes employee.
As advised by Peel Public Health planned holiday activities and social programs at our Home are also temporary suspended.
New admissions and transfers are temporarily suspended.
For more information,
please refer to the following documents:
We continue to follow IPAC protocol
to eliminate the chance of the virus transmission
during the COVID-19 pandemic
and keep our residents and staff safe and healthy.
Our neighboring pharmacy continues to offer 3rd doses of the Pfizer vaccine to all eligible
residents, employees and essential visitors.
Thank you very much for your continued support, thoughtfulness and cooperation!
Ivan Franko Homes provides COVID-19 staff vaccination statistics
to correct outdated information reported by CBC
TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2021
An incorrect and reputation-damaging statistic reported by CBC’s Mike Crawley implied currently that Ivan Franko Homes’ staff were 26 percent not fully vaccinated when currently 91% of on-site staff at Ivan Franko Homes are vaccinated and that will go to 100 per cent by November 15, 2021 in full compliance with Ontario Government regulations.
Furthermore, Mr. Crawley stated in his article that the Ivan Franko Homes did not respond “to the request on Monday,” is defamatory as Mr. Crowley e-mailed Ivan Franko Homes’ general mailbox requesting statistics and a same-day interview at 11:29 a.m. on Monday, November 1, without following up to the busy long-term care facility. When current statistics were provided, the story was not updated online and is still up misleading the public.
The Ivan Franko Homes is seeking a public apology and article correction from Mr. Crawley who reported on November 2 that “the latest available provincial data show that 26 percent of staff were not fully vaccinated” and also for making statements to damage the reputation of a long-term care facility that has been fully compliant with all government regulations and in many cases, went over-and-above requirements to keep residents and staff safe.
Ivan Franko Homes has an impeccable record of full compliance with government regulation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April 2020, the CBC’s John Lancaster reported: “At Ivan Franko Homes, the management team implemented a comprehensive pandemic plan before the Ontario government declared a provincewide state of emergency.”
“We are deeply disappointed that the CBC published incorrect information that is hurtful to our staff, who, as healthcare professionals have been pandemic front-line workers, putting their own lives on the line, and continue to comply with all regulations and take every precaution to assure the safety and wellbeing of seniors in their care, their families and our facility staff,” said George Horhota, Board President, Ivan Franko Homes. “We trust that the CBC will apologize for this inaccuracy and acknowledge the outstanding record of the Ivan Franko Home staff and administration in compliance with COVID-19 regulations and service to seniors, one of the most vulnerable groups through the pandemic.”
About IVAN FRANKO HOMES
Ivan Franko Homes has been providing care for elderly Canadians of Ukrainian descent since 1957. The 85-bed long-term care home in Etobicoke is governed by Ontario’s Ministry of Long-Term Care and is registered as a nonprofit seniors’ care organization. Ivan Franko Homes believes in the dignity and worth of the resident and in the right of all residents to live their lives to their fullest extent.
For further information: www.ivanfrankohomes.com or
George Horhota, President, Ivan Franko Homes