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How to prepare for a visit to MRC Crestview

How to prepare for a visit to MRC Crestview

 

Visiting Arbor Oaks:

·      Where to enter: Arbor Oaks Main Entrance

·      What to expect: Each guest will be screened, each guest is limited to the resident’s apartment, guests must wear a mask and common areas are closed to guests.

 

Visiting Assisted Living, Memory Support or Skilled Nursing:

Beginning Monday, 04/05/2021 Crestview will now offer these types of visits:

·   Essential Visits

·  Personal Visits

·  End of Life Visits- Contact our team directly to learn more about the protocol

 

Ø All guests must inform Crestview of the type of visit requested in the initial scheduling call. All visits must be scheduled through Ella Johnson at (979)774-6990 or at EJohnson@mrcaff.org. Please only leave one message or send one email so that we can keep up with these requests without confusion due to the amount of incoming requests.

Ø You are able to schedule a regular visitation day (example, you want to visit every Friday/Saturday). Visitation hours have been expanded from 9am-5:30pm.

Ø All guests must pass the screening and temperature check at the screening station, and wear a medical grade mask (surgical or N95) for the ENTIRE VISIT.  If you do not comply, you may be asked to leave.

Ø There is no longer a requirement for visitors to be Covid-19 tested or show proof of being Covid-19 negative.  However,Covid-19 testing is still offered on Monday’s between 10am-12pm and 1pm-5pm for those who wish to utilize this service.

 

Essential Visitors:

• Essential Visitors must have completed the required training and Essential Visitor contract PRIOR to the first visit.

• Visits are required to be scheduled 24 hours in advance and we ask you to limit your visit to a maximum of 4 hours. However, the 2 designated essential caregivers may visit at the same time.

• Essential Visitors must be 18years or older.

• These visits are permitted outdoors or in the resident’s room.

Essential visitors do not have to maintain social distancing during their visit and may have close and personal contact with the resident. The essential visitor must comply with wearing the same personal protective equipment (PPE) as the staff wear.

• If you would like to visit over the weekend, please submit your visitation request by Friday at 12pm so we have plenty time to get your visit on the schedule.

 

 

 

Personal Visits:

• Personal visits are permitted with Covid-19 negative elders only.

• Personal visits are not restricted to essential caregivers.

• Personal visitors do not have to maintain social distancing during their visit and may have close and personal contact with the resident, however, they must wear a mask at all times.

• Personal visits are restricted to 4 visitors at a time in resident rooms.  Additional visitors can be accommodated in outdoor spaces. Contact Ella Johnson for more information.

• There is no age restriction to personal visitors, however, all visitors must be able to wear a medical mask for the whole visit and comply with social distancing. Guests bringing children must ensure they are able to comply with these requirements or you maybe asked to leave.

• Visits are required to be scheduled 24 hours in advance and are limited to a 4-hour maximum at this time. This ensures all residents have equal access to visitation.  

• If you would like to visit over the weekend, please submit your visitation request by Friday at 12pm so we have plenty time to get your visit on the schedule.

• Outdoor visits may require rescheduling due to inclement weather.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER:

 

•During your visit, you will be restricted to the designated visitation area only and must maintain social distancing with yourself and those you are not visiting.  

•Wearing a mask and performing hand hygiene is required regardless of the type of visit or your vaccination status. If you refuse to wear a mask, or dispute the requirement, you will be asked to leave the community.

•Only the Executive Director, Mike Adams, (979) 774-6966 can approve any form of visit for a special circumstance that is outside of the above parameters.

 

*All visitation is subject to change.

 

Example Request for Visits:(you may copy and paste this to your email for easy scheduling)

Type of Visit (essential, indoor, outdoor):

Name of Resident:

Name of person visiting:

Date of visit:

Time of visit:

Location of visit (include room #):

Contact phone #:

 

 

 

 

Thank you,

 

Mike Adams

Executive Director/Healthcare Administrator

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