McAuley Hall Outdoor visitation rules and procedure
1. All visitors, (BOTH INSIDE OR OUTSIDE) will be logged and screened for signs and symptoms of COVID 19 regardless of their vaccination status. 2. All visitors are required to wear a well-fitting mask while inside the building and maintain Infection prevention and control practices, including physical distancing, masking, and hand hygiene. 3. All visitors/residents will be asked to sign an informed consent that they are aware of the possible dangers of exposure to COVID-19 for both the resident and the visitor, and that you will follow the visitation rules set by the facility. If the resident is unable to consent, then the consent must be signed by the resident’s authorized representative. A copy of the consent form will be provided to the visitor and resident 4. We ask anyone entering the facility to monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 for at least 14 days after exiting the facility. If symptoms occur, immediately notify the facility of the date you were in the facility, the individuals with whom you were in contact, and the locations within the facility you visited. You will be advised to self-isolate at home, contact your healthcare provider, INDOOR VISITATION: 1. A well-fitting mask must be worn at all times while in the building. 2. Physically distance from healthcare personnel and other patient/ resident and visitors that are not a part of your group at all times. 3. Always practice hand-hygiene. 4. McAuley Hall will ask for a copy of your CDC card to determine your vaccination status. We will keep a confidential copy of your card on file for future visits. *Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days post vaccination after the completion of 2nd vaccine, or 14 days post vaccination of a one dose vaccine. 5. COVID 19 testing will not be required if you have been fully vaccinated. 6. Visits will be one hour long to accommodate as many visitors as possible. 7. Compassion/Essential Caregiver visits will be scheduled as you presently do by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org 8. We need to monitor the number of visitors in the facility at any given time throughout the day. SIX visitors at a time will be allowed on each nursing floor. There is a maximum of 2 visitors per resident. Parties of more than 2 can meet on outside patio. This is first come- first served. (see below) 9. You will receive a “pass” at the front desk which will allow you to go to the resident room. Since this is first come- first served, please be considerate of others and be aware of time limits. Return pass to front desk when visits are over. 10. We ask that you proceed directly to the residents room you are visiting. Visiting other residents or wandering around the center is not permitted.
VISITATION WHEN BOTH VISITOR AND RESIDENT/PATIENT ARE FULLY VACCINATED: a. While alone in the patient/resident’s room or visitation room, patient/residents and their visitors may choose to have close contact and to remove their facemasks. VISITATION WHEN EITHER THE PATIENT/ RESIDENT OR ANY OF THE VISITORS ARE NOT FULLY VACCINATED: a. Visitation will be scheduled in a designated visitation room b. A well-fitting mask must be worn by both visitor and patient/ resident during the visit. c. Physical distancing is recommended for the safety of both the resident/patient and visitors. d. Fully vaccinated patient/resident may choose to have close contact with unvaccinated visitors, however both parties must always wear a mask.
OUTDOOR VISITATION: 1. Outdoor visits must be scheduled in advance. 2. Use Sign Up Genius. The link for visitation is on our webpage at www.mcauleyhall.org
OFF-SITE EXCURSIONS: 1. Off-site trips will be scheduled by contacting email@example.com 2. A 32-hour advance notice is required for off-site excursions