Kentucky Indoor Visitation

Guidelines as of July 22, 2020

Criteria for Bourbon Heights to Offer Indoor Visitation:

  • Health facility has had no new COVID-19 cases, to date.

Please note that if at any point our facility should have a positive case, we may suspend visits to our facility until such a time that we can begin to offer visits safely.

Visit Details:

Visitors must be 18 years of age and older. Special family circumstances warranting children under the age of 18 to visit can be approved by the Director of Nursing. Requests can be made in advance by calling our facility.

  • No more than 2 visitors at a time per resident.
  • All visitors and residents must pass our screening process before visiting. Visitors will also be screened at the end of their visit.
  • Except for the end-of-life visits, visits are not permitted with residents who are quarantined, or with any resident showing signs/symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Visitors must also attest to their COVID-19 status (i.e. testing results), and if they have had COVID-19, they must provide documentation (i.e. a doctor’s note) that they no longer require transmission-based precautions.
  • Visitors must sign an attestation to acknowledge the risk of COVID-19 transmission prior to the initiation of the visit.
  • Visitors must bring a mask and wear it upon entering the facility for screening and throughout the duration of visit. Masks must be surgical, procedural or cloth. Bandanas are not acceptable mask for these visits. Masks must properly be worn. If a visitor does not bring their own mask, we will provide masks for the first visit.
  • Residents who are able to must also wear masks during the visit.
  • Visits may occur between 9am to 11am and from 1pm-5pm with no more than two scheduled visits per hour.
  • The visiting schedule will need to accommodate a number of residents, so please arrive promptly for your visit.
  • One indoor visiting area will be designed within the facility. Room visits that are not end-of-life visits are not permitted at this time.
  • The designated indoor visiting areas will be cleaned and disinfected at the end of every visit and prior to allowing another visit to occur.
  • The facility will provide alcohol-based hand rub to visitor and demonstrate how to use it appropriately. All visitors must use alcohol-based hand rub prior to entry and leaving the facility.
  • Visitors and residents MUST maintain social distancing at all times and must refrain from hugging, kissing, touching, sharing food, drink or otherwise engaging in behavior that is not compliant with the CDC’s social distancing guidance.
  • Staff will observe and enforce social distancing compliance while providing auditory privacy.
  • Visitors may provide food and beverage to residents consistent with dietary considerations, but food should not be shared between residents and visitors.
  • Visits are limited to 30 MINUTES.
  • Visitors must immediately notify facility and the local health department, within 2 days of their visit with any COVID-19 signs or symptoms.
  • ANY VISITOR FAILING TO MEET ANY OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE FACILITY.

HOW TO SCHEDULE A VISIT:

  • To schedule a visit, you must call our facility between the hours of 8am and 5pm. The telephone number is: (859) 377-0592.
  • Visits are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
  • Visit dates and times will be based on schedule availability.
  • Visits may be limited to 1 visit per week in order to accommodate all family visit requests. Families may be permitted more than one visit per week if there is excess schedule availability and as determined at our facilities discretion.


Kentucky Outdoor Visitation

Guidelines as of July 22, 2020

Criteria for Bourbon Heights to Offer Outdoor Visitation

  • Health facility has had no new facility-onset COVID-19 cases in the past twenty-eight (28) days among residents or staff. To date Bourbon Heights has zero.

Please note that if at any point our facility does have a positive case we will suspend visits to our facility until such a time that we can begin to offer visits safely.

Visit Details

  • Visitors must be 12 years of age or older.
    • Visitors with children ages 12-17 must be sure to manage them, and children must be able to wear a face mask during the entire visitation.
    • Special family circumstances warranting children under the age of 12 to visit can be approved by the Director of Nursing. Requests must be made in advance by calling our facility
  • No more than 2 visitors at a time per resident
  • All visitors and residents must pass our screening process before visiting.
  • Visitors must also attest to their COVID-19 status (i.e. testing results), and if they have had COVID-19, they must provide documentation (i.e. a doctor’s note) that they no longer require transmission-based precautions.
  • Visitors must bring a mask and wear it upon entering the facility for screening and throughout the duration of the visit. Masks must be surgical, procedural, or cloth. Bandanas are not an acceptable mask for these visits. Masks must be properly worn. If a visitor does not bring their own mask, we will provide masks for the first visit.
  • Residents who are able must also wear masks during the visit.
  • Visits may occur between 9 AM- 11 AM and from 1 PM-5PM, with no more than 2 scheduled visits per hour.
  • The visiting schedule will need to accommodate a number of residents, so please arrive promptly for your visit.
  • Our facility will designate one outdoor visiting area that ensures proper social distancing is in place for visitors and residents.
  • The designated outdoor visiting area will be cleaned and disinfected at the end of every visit and prior to allowing another visit to occur.
  • The facility will provide alcohol-based hand rub to visitors and demonstrate how to use it appropriately. All visitors must use alcohol-based hand rub prior to entrance and at the end of the visit.
  • Our facility will make available a covered area to provide a barrier to sun and/or rain.
  • Visitors and residents MUST maintain social distancing at all times and must refrain from hugging, kissing, touching, sharing food, drink or otherwise engaging in behavior that is not compliant with the CDC ‘s social distancing guidance.
  • Visitors may provide food and beverages to residents consistent with dietary considerations, but food should not be shared between residents and visitors.
  • Visits are limited to 30 minutes.
  • Visitors must immediately notify facility if within 2 days of their visit, they become ill with any COVID-19 signs or symptoms.
  • ANY VISITOR FAILING TO MEET ANY OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE FACILITY.

How to Schedule a Visit

  • To schedule a visit, you must call our facility between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM. The telephone number is: (859) 377-0592.
  • Visits are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
  • Visit dates and times will be based on schedule availability.
  • Visits may be limited to 1 visit per week in order to accommodate all family visit requests.
  • Families may be permitted more than one visit per week if there is excess schedule availability and as determined at our discretion.

Resources

Visitor Attestation Form