All Kinds of News for April 08, 2020
Draper, Utah: Corner Canyon Recovery announced the implementation of updated medical policies and procedures due to the continuing and growing concern regarding the spread and transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Pursuant to the recommendations set forth by the CDC, WHO and the State of Utah, Corner Canyon has instituted several precautionary safety measures regarding clients, employees, and visitors. Corner Canyon Recovery is also implementing protocols that will affect family and other visits to Corner Canyon temporarily as well as client’s passes with family and loved ones from Corner Canyon. By working together, all will help mitigate the risk of exposure to illnesses, including COVID-19, and to the Corner Canyon Recovery community at large.
“So life has changed. 12 Step meetings are online, Exposure Therapy in the community isn't happening, outside speakers and music therapy and yoga teachers are all conducted virtually, and new clients take longer to come in because they have to have a negative C-19 test, time on quarantine until the results come back, and full histories of where they've been and who they've been with. No more stores or movies in the community, but they watch more therapeutic movies, TED talks and other educational and inspirational videos on the comfortable couches. They love it now that the sun is out and the pool is heated up to the low 90s, the backyard is the place to be” says Cheryl Kehl, CEO at Corner Canyon Recovery.
"Families cannot come to visit, unfortunately, but our amazing therapists are doing intensive family therapy with them virtually, including talking through anxieties related to not being with each other in these unusual circumstances. Extra phone time and virtual visits with families are being conducted so loved ones can stay in contact and continue to work on their relationships."
"There is more of a family feeling with clients, staff, and clinical because no one else is coming and going, the therapy work is still deep and supportive, and they "hang out" and play cards and games in downtime instead of the usual distractions. It's therapeutic in a different way, but a lot of therapy is still happening because our personnel are creative, positive, and focused on the clients doing their work."
"Things to note when referring clients, it will take longer than usual to admit them, both because of new safety protocols and because of the extra time involved in taking recent histories and setting up safe travel arrangements. There may be a need for extended quarantine depending on circumstances, each case will be different but our admissions and medical people can help you work through all of it."
Features and benefits of updated medical policies and procedures include:
- Safe, clean, sanitized environment
- Several precautionary safety measures regarding clients, employees, and visitors to Corner Canyon Recovery.
- Temporary suspension of all visits.
- Rigorous sanitizing methods to ensure that Health Department standards for food preparation and consumption are exceeded.
To see the full range of changes to Corner Canyon, please visit https://cornercanyonrecovery.com/coronavirus-covid-19-management/
About Corner Canyon Recovery
Corner Canyon Recovery is an inpatient mental health and addiction recovery center, providing evidence-based and compassion driven treatment for mixed gender adult clients in a comfortable, healthy environment with caring personnel. Corner Canyon Recovery is innovative and provides our adult clients with the most effective treatment options available for their individual concerns. Our inpatient program strives to improve and change lives in ways that other treatment programs can’t.