Indoor Visitation

Carlin House Assisted Living

Facility Indoor Visitation Plan with Resident


Facility plan for Carlin House for indoor visitation with Resident. We are pleased to begin offering this for our Residents and their loved ones. We will work to the best of our ability in accommodating, however, please note, we continue to work with precautions, therefore it is essential to structure the best for all.


Per ODH guidance, an individual can still test positive for COVID-19 4-5 weeks post-test even if asymptomatic. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can result in serious illness or death, is caused by SARSCoV-2 virus, which is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been previously identified in humans and can easily spread between individuals who are in close contact with each other (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It may be possible that individuals can get COVID-19 by touching their own mouth, nose, eyes. You are aware of facial mask, hand hygiene, cough, and sneezing etiquette. It is your choice to visit.


*PLEASE NOTE:

   » All visitors will be required to wear a medical mask provided by the facility. Residents will be required to wear a mask unless otherwise medically indicated. Required of all for visitation is screening, hand-hygiene, social distance guidance of six feet or greater; contact free visits. Do not leave any resident unattended during or at the conclusion of any visit. Visitors, please arrive with your mask, the facility will then provide you a medical mask for wearing during the visit. Please bring a new/clean brown breathable paper bag for storing the mask you arrive to the facility with. The visitors will be required to please check in at front door upon arrival for check-in. Hand sanitize, allow to dry, ring the doorbell. Screening for temperature and screening questions, instructions, questions, and answers will follow.


Indoor visits for Assisted Living Residents will be conducted by scheduled appointment only. The visiting location will be in the library. Assisted Living Residents will be assisted to indoor visitation location by standby assist or Resident wheelchair transport to the library area. The Resident and Resident visitor(s) will be provided a chair(s) in the visitation location to ensure distance requirement of six feet or greater from Resident.


Indoor visits for Residents residing in Memory Care will be conducted by scheduled appointment only. Visitation will take place within the secured unit for secured safety of residents in an identified area with specific visitation use only for scheduled visits. The Resident and Resident visitor(s) will be provided a chair(s) and visiting can occur. All must maintain the distance requirement of at least six feet or greater from Resident. Following check in/screening, visitors may walk the sidewalk to the Memory Care porch entry, closet to secured unit entry to enter facility for the scheduled visit in the screened area specific for visitation. For inclement weather, visitation route to area may be altered to allow for safe visitation.


  • Should a resident become symptomatic, the visit is not recommended to occur, and rescheduling will be offered according to guidance.


  • If a Resident is not feeling well or uncooperative in arriving at scheduled indoor visit, you will be offered to re-schedule. We cannot always predict our Residents response. Some Residents are not easily re-directed.


  • Should a Resident visitor(s) become symptomatic, or not feeling well in general, please call to cancel and reschedule the visit. Do not arrive to the facility if you are not feeling well.


  • It is facility discretion should we require visitors to wear additional and proper PPE if we feel it is in the best interest of all.


Staff will allow for privacy of visits, however, will monitor for safety and precautions. Should the Resident require assistance during the visit, or your visit needs to end earlier than scheduled time, please notify a staff member or please call the facility at (740) 380-6383 for appropriate assistance. Please DO NOT leave any Resident left unattended.


In the event an emergency or unforeseen circumstance arises, and the facility is unable to accommodate the indoor visit, you will be offered to reschedule your visit.


If two or more visits are desired at the same time, we will coordinate as close to time as possible, but is not guaranteed, and the soonest available time can be scheduled. We will be unable to accommodate scheduled visit times during mealtimes at this time. We will make every effort to accommodate requested time, however, it is not guaranteed. We will re-evaluate our plan as needed although adequate staff personnel must be available for visit accommodations.


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    » Carlin House has began indoor visitations on October 28, 2020. You may begin calling the Carlin House facility and scheduling a visit for you and your loved one. Please speak with Samantha Schrader. She will assist in coordinating your visit. Other staff will not be scheduling indoor visits. Please call (740) 380-6383 to speak with Samantha to schedule your visit. Window visits continue to be at your choice at any time without scheduling.


 ** Your first visit, you will be provided a document with full instruction and signature is required. **


Visits will be scheduled in one half hour (½ hour) increments, no more than 2 visitors at one time per each resident visit, no children under the age of 16, no pets, no transfer of items to residents. If Hocking County or surrounding counties increase in confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and/or upgraded to outbreak alert, and/or are red or purple alerts, facility will restrict or cease indoor visitation in the best interest and safety of all until further notice. If the facility experiences confirmed COVID-19 cases, visitation may cease until further notice.


For best practice, visitors are highly encouraged to get tested regularly for COVID-19 if you are visiting indoors. This is in great effort of care of our residents and staff in doing your part in preventing the transmission and spread of Covid-19 and assist in control of facility outbreak.


  • In effort of best practice and due diligence, we welcome all visitors to provide us a copy of your negative test results completed within a reasonable time of scheduled visit.


  • Visitors will have access to the identified public restroom and the public restroom will be cleaned and disinfected following visitor use.


NOTE: Maximum of two visitors per scheduled resident visitation per one half hour for Assisted Living and Memory Care Residents.


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VISITING HOURS:

   ─ Visiting Hours are as follows in one half hour increments and scheduling will allow for disinfecting in between visits. (subject to change).



MONDAY 

  • 11:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-5:00pm (last appointment at 4:30pm) 2 slots available (2 visitors for same resident) each half hour for Memory Care and 2 slots available (2 visitors for same resident) each half an hour for Assisted Living.


TUESDAY 

  • 9:30am-11:30am, 1:00pm-5:00pm (last appointment at 4:30pm) 2 slots available (2 visitors for same resident) each half hour for Memory Care and 2 slots available (2 visitors for same resident) each half an hour for Assisted Living.


THURSDAY 

  • 9:30am-11:30am, 1:00pm-5:00pm (last appointment at 4:30pm) 2 slots available (2 visitors for same resident) each half hour for Memory Care and 2 slots available (2 visitors for same resident) each half an hour for Assisted Living.


Please contact us for questions.


Thank you,

Carlin House Administration

Coming Soon: Indoor Visitation

COVID-19 UPDATE | RE: INDOOR VISITATION

Carlin House Assisted Living

PUBLISHED: October 21, 2020


GENERAL:


    Our facility has been RECOVERED for some time now, according to CDC guidelines and is with no new symptom onset of COVID-19. Screenings and symptom checks remain in place. 


    ALL precautionary measures according to guidance remain as well. Staff and Residents continuing to flow with times of the global pandemic.



VISITATIONS:


    Currently, we are continuing to allow outdoor visits; screening and weather pending, etc. We will be modifying the plan according to guidance in the week to reflect what our plan will look like as to our regional/zone/county cases and should we have to restrict visitation because of increased or outbreak areas. 


October 21, 2020 Update:

  » We are working to ensure safe indoor visitation, while maintaining best practice at the lowest possible risk for exposure.  Thank you for your understanding and patience as we prepare to welcome scheduled indoor visitations. Further updates to come with regard to this.



REMINDERS FOR OUTDOOR VISITS:


• Each must be scheduled with our Administrative Assistant & Admissions professional, no exceptions.


• All visitors MUST be screened and adhere to our outdoor visitor guidance plan.


• Outdoor visitations continue to be weather pending; we will be unable to accommodate visits in rainstorms, exceptionally hot weather, or advisory warnings for the safety of all.


• Window visits can occur at any time without scheduling.


    —  These are NO CONTACT visits, meaning: NO touching. Food, or any items are NOT to be given to residents, as this could increase risk of exposure. We are happy to help accommodate visits, however, they are as they are available. Half hour increments, NO children under the age of 12, and NO MORE than 2 visitors at one time per each Resident at this time.


** ALL must wear masks at the time of, as well as for the entire duration of any outdoor visitations. No exeptions will be made for this. *In such event an outdoor visit is scheduled, please arrive on time, and arrive prepared with the required PPE. 



MISC:


— We are also happy to continue assisting with any forms of technology for communication within reason and availability.


— We continue requesting further guidance from state level frequently for a variety of items in the best interest of residents, staff and families. We continue adhering to advisory guidance to work from a best practice standard.


— We continue contact with our state Ombudsman for a variety of topics keeping the residents best interest priority, we advocate the practicality and safety for the residents and staff.


— We will continue doing the best we can, and we are proud of our residents and staff for their efforts as well.


    If we can be of assistance to you, please feel free to contact us. As always, it is our pleasure to care for our residents and to be available to families and staff in care of all.



Thank you,

Carlin House Administration

Updates & Visitation

COVID-19 UPDATE | RE: STATUS & VISITATION

Carlin House Assisted Living

PUBLISHED: July 15, 2020


GENERAL:


    Our facility has been recovered for some time now according to CDC guidelines and is with no new symptom onset of COVID-19. Screenings and symptom checks remain in place. 


    ALL precautionary measures according to guidance remain as well. Staff and Residents continuing to flow with times of the global pandemic.



VISITATION:


    Currently, we are continuing to allow outdoor visits; screening and weather pending, etc. We will be modifying the plan according to guidance in the week to reflect what our plan will look like as to our regional/zone/county cases and should we have to restrict visitation because of increased or outbreak areas. Further updates to come with regard to this.



MEALS:


    We have began lunch time dining M-F in rotation of residents for those that choose to want to eat outside of their apartment. We are encouraging their social distancing interaction. Currently, we have the following in place: One (1) Resident seated per one (1) dining table during the lunch meal.


• This is for those we can maintain compliance of distancing without *challenge. ALL precautions and guidance remain in place.



ACTIVITIES:


    Doorway activities will begin resuming and soon the possibility of incorporating the afternoon activity at the dining table the same way we are piloting the lunch seating.



REMINDERS FOR OUTDOOR VISITS:


• Each must be scheduled with our Administrative Assistant & Admissions professional, no exceptions.


• All visitors MUST be screened and adhere to our outdoor visitor guidance plan.


• Outdoor visitations continue to be weather pending; we will be unable to accommodate visits in rainstorms, exceptionally hot weather, or advisory warnings for the safety of all.


• Window visits can occur at any time without scheduling.


    —  These are NO CONTACT visits, meaning: NO touching. Food, or any items are NOT to be given to residents, as this could increase risk of exposure. We are happy to help accommodate visits, however, they are as they are available. Half hour increments, NO children under the age of 12, and NO MORE than 2 visitors at one time per each Resident at this time.


** ALL must wear masks at the time of, as well as for the entire duration of any outdoor visitations. No exeptions will be made for this. *In such event an outdoor visit is scheduled, please arrive on time, and arrive prepared with the required PPE. 



MISC:


— We are also happy to continue assisting with any forms of technology for communication within reason and availability.


— We continue requesting further guidance from state level frequently for a variety of items in the best interest of residents, staff and families. We continue adhering to advisory guidance to work from a best practice standard.


— We continue contact with our state Ombudsman for a variety of topics keeping the residents best interest priority, we advocate the practicality and safety for the residents and staff.


— We will continue doing the best we can, and we are proud of our residents and staff for their efforts as well.


    If we can be of assistance to you, please feel free to contact us. As always, it is our pleasure to care for our residents and to be available to families and staff in care of all.



Thank you,

Carlin House Administration

Outdoor Visitation

COVID-19 UPDATE | RE: OUTDOOR VISITATION

Carlin House Assisted Living


    Due to the Ohio Governor’s press conference release on 05/28/2020, beginning in June of 2020 Assisted Living facilities will be permitted to allow outdoor visitation. 


    However, at this time we do not have a date when this will begin for Carlin House Assisted Living. Please be patient as we attempt to plan accordingly with the best interest of our Residents and employees. 


A formal announcement will be issued once all details have been finalized.


    ─ Thank you for your patience and understanding in advance!



In appreciation,

Carlin House Administration

Coronavirus "COVID-19"

    » Carlin House Assisted Living has issued a formal statement related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). To view this statement, simply Click Here or the link representing the option to view this statement. Thank you for your continued support during this time.


In great appreciation,

Carlin House Administration

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