SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 VISITATION POLICY UPDATE / COVID-19 GUIDELINES

ASHTON GROVE NEW COVID-19 VISITATION GUIDELINES – EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

Should I move into assisted living during this time?

Important Updates:

  • In-room visits now happening Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm.
  • One (1) adult visitor per day.
  • Masks and social distancing are required during visits.
  • Visitors may experience delays based on number of other visitors and to adhere to guidelines on safe social distancing and infection.
  • Visitation Options Include:
    • Resident Room – Visitor is escorted directly to the resident’s room.
      • Should not occur if resident is under transmission-based precautions (TBP) or shares a room with another resident (an exception will be made if poor health prevents him/her from leaving the room.Should I move into memory care during this time? In that case, in-room visitation will adhere to COVID-19 infection prevention guidelines described in QSO20-39-NH) and can happen in a designated room near an entrance.
    • Outdoor Areas – This option is preferred with a focus on an area that is accessible, safe and comfortable, with appropriate protection from the sun, inclement weather or poor air quality.
Outdoor and Window Visits can still be done on weekends per our current policy.

Each visitor (including “Essential Visitor”) should at entry:

  • Demonstrate lack of fever at entry, confirmed by an infrared thermometer.
  • Not exhibit any symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
  • Responding “No” to at least the following screening questions and signing an attestation reflecting those responses:
    1. Is there anyone in your household who is ill or has been diagnosed with COVID-19?
    2. Have you been in contact with anyone who is ill or has been diagnosed with COVID19?
    3. Have you had any of the following symptoms since your last day at work or the last time you were here?
      • Feeling of fever
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath
      • Difficulty breathing
      • Chills
      • Rigors
      • Headache
      • Sore throat
      • Muscle aches
      • Sore throat
      • Muscle aches
      • Change in sense of smell or taste
      • Any gastrointestinal symptoms (i.e. diarrhea, vomiting, etc.)
      • Inability to complete ALL the conditions should result in rescheduling the visit and recommending that the declined visitor consult with his/her primary care provider.
During the Visit:
  • Wash (or sanitize) hands before and after a visit.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Observe social distancing.
Visited/Host Resident Should:
  • Wash (or sanitize) hands before and after the visit.
  • Wear a mask traveling to and returning from the visit and during the visit.
  • Observe social distancing.
Staff Should:
  • Accompany the visitor(s).
  • Configure seating to comply with social distancing guidelines.
  • Observe and enforce social distancing compliance while providing auditory privacy.
  • Disinfect applicable surfaces and equipment (including adaptive utensils and assistive devices) between uses.
  • Wear appropriate PPE according to the Provider’s policies and procedures and consistent with CDC guidelines.
Compassionate Care:
  • Decisions about compassionate care visitation should be made on a case-by-case basis by the Provider consistent with CMS guidelines.
  • End-of-life care visitation within a resident’s room should expect the visitor to observe all appropriate precautions, consistent with CDC guidelines.
Following the Visit:
  • The Provider should encourage each visitor to monitor for symptoms associated with suspected COVID-19.
  • Anyone who visits and develops signs or symptoms of COVID-19 within 2 days after visiting should immediately notify the Local Health Department and the Provider.
  • The Provider should immediately screen the individual(s) who had contact with the visitor for the level of exposure and follow up with its medical director and the resident’s primary care physician.
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"We provide care and services to the most vulnerable population. The pandemic only magnified the need for healthy, loving employees. We knew we would need all hands on deck. They have done an excellent job in preventing the necessary daily activities and precautions from crowding out the important things that impact our residents' quality of life."

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There is a place for you or your loved one at Ashton Grove Senior Living in Georgetown, KY.

You may be searching for a feeling of community with people who share your interests, someplace safe and comfortable with little to no home maintenance. You value your independence and want to stay active and connected in an upscale Georgetown independent living community.

That may sound good, but you may also need a little extra support now or in the future keeping track of medications, doing laundry, errands, bathing or dressing. Assisted living provides the care you need right here in Georgetown, leaving everything else in your capable hands.

You might even be a concerned family member or friend who knows that Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can have unexpected effects on your loved one. We see family and friend caregivers feeling frustrated, overwhelmed and in need of help. Memory care close to home can provide daily support for both your loved one and for you.

We are here for you and your loved ones with quality care and peace of mind. 

Rest assured we are here to make the transition into our community, now and in the years to come, a seamless and positive experience for you and your loved ones. We care about the needs of each and every resident on a personal level.

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Ashton Grove Senior Living is located in Georgetown, KY, near Lexington, Kentucky. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Private Cottages in our senior retirement community. Nursing care and support, along with gracious amenities and lifestyle options are provided to our residents. We are an active adult community, within the Traditions Management family, that can help seniors with aging, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia care.
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