LATEST Covid-19 Update From Our CEO

The Government announcement yesterday from The PM is their start of a possible gradual easing of the lockdown restrictions. However, at APH we believe it is still very important that colleagues and residents continue to avoid making unnecessary journeys and must still adhere to strict social distancing guidelines.

From Wednesday this week, the Government are saying that residents can……

But importantly there will be “NO” change for the many people who are considered more vulnerable to the disease and who are therefore “shielding”.

The Government also stated that “If you work in the food industry, construction or manufacturing, or can’t do your job from home, you’ll be encouraged to go back to work, as long as you can keep your distance from others

I advised all residents last week that APH has been making plans for a gradual and a phased return to normal working practices when we believe it is safe to do so. I can advise that Ashton Pioneer Homes will continue with our emergency service only but we will start to slowly re-introduce additional services from next week. Colleagues will still be working from home where this is possible and the office will remain closed but office appointments will be start to be introduced in the next couple of weeks.

It is worth reminding residents of the importance of social distancing. Our APH colleagues are already adhering to:-

Thank you for your continued support of the NHS by keeping to the Government’s advice staying alert / home and keeping safe. Thank you also for your continued support to APH and your patience at these very challenging times. As soon as I have more information about changes to our services, I will keep you informed.

Tony Berry

Chief Executive – APH