Prevention and Visitation Policy and Procedures For COVID-19
This Policy Takes Effect on May 1, 2022
The following preventive procedures are in place to protect residents from the various strains of COVID-19.
DO NOT visit the facility during this time if you have:
• Traveled internationally or on a cruise ship in the past 14 days.
• Had contact with someone who has or is under suspicion of being infected with COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
• Have the following active symptoms of fever, cough, sore throat and difficulty breathing. Upon entering the facility, you will be screened and asked several questions.
If you answer yes to any of the questions above, you will not be allowed to enter the facility.
The following visitation procedures must be followed when visiting residents:
• Hand sanitizer and PPE are available to all visitors upon request.
• Masks are opinionable if you have received 2 COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots.
• Masks are mandatory if you have not received any COVID-19 shots • Visitation limit is 2 hours daily • No more than 2 visitors in the room at one time.
• More than 2 visitors and visitors with children under the age of 12 must reserve the family room for visitation.
• Consensual physical contact between resident and visitor is allowed.
• A resident may designate a visitor who is a family member, friend, Guardian or another individual as their essential caregiver.
• Should the facility place a resident in isolation, visitation for other residents will be in the family room only.
• Should the facility go into lock down, the designated caregiver is allowed in person visitation in all the following circumstances unless the resident objects:
- End of life situations.
- A resident who was living with family before being admitted to the facility’s care and is struggling with the changing environment and lack of in-person family support.
- The resident is making one or more medical decisions.
- The resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a friend or family member who recently passed away.
- A resident that needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by family or caregiver.
- A resident, who used to talk and interact with others, is seldom speaking.
These policies and procedures may require a visitor or caregiver to sign a form stating, they understand the policy and procedure. The facility may suspend in-person visitation if the visitor or caregiver violates the facility’s policies and procedures.
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