The Terraces at Peachtree Hills Place Visitation Policy

We are excited to host visitors to our community! Please see our Visitation Policy regarding higher Levels of care including Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, and Short- term Rehabilitation below.

Peachtree Hills Place skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation are regulated by the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and must follow their rules and regulations for visitation. Assisted Living, including Memory Care, are regulated by the State of Georgia. Additionally, all areas of higher levels of care must follow the guidance put in place by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Should indoor visitation be curtailed by the CMS, CDC, or the State of Georgia, outdoor visitation will be allowed.

Indoor visitation for all higher levels of care will be available if and when the following two criteria are achieved:

  • The building or separate community is free from positive COVID-19 cases for a period of 14 consecutive days and there is no active outbreak testing being conducted;
    and
  • The 14-day positivity rate for the county where the community is located is less than 10% as reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health in its most recent report. [Additional Considerations for Skilled Nursing: CMS will allow visitation for Medicare patients in compassionate care situations according to the core principles of COVID-19 infection prevention and facility policies]

Skilled Nursing & Short-term Rehabilitation: Indoor Visitation
Regular visits will be limited to two visitors at a time; anyone over the age of 12 will be permitted to visit. A Member may have indoor visitation any day of the week between the hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Protocol for Indoor Visitation

  • Each visitor will be screened per the existing protocols for screening prior to entering the building. Screening will be documented. All screening and temperature checks must be “passed” to enter the community.
  • Visitors will be asked to wash their hands at portable stations before entry.
  • All visitors must correctly wear a surgical mask per the direction of the community and observe appropriate social distancing during the visit. Oversight and monitoring of the visit will be provided by staff members.
  • Visitation must take place inside the individual Member’s private room. Visitors will not be permitted anywhere else in the building and must be escorted to and from the Member’s room.
  • Traffic and movement through the building will be limited to a direct route to the member’s private room from the entrance of the building.
  • Visitors must document their name, contact information, and location in a visitor log within the facility to support contact tracing if needed.

Assisted Living & Memory Care: Indoor Visitation
Regular visits will be limited to two visitors at a time; anyone over the age of 12 will be permitted to visit. A Member may have indoor visitation any day of the week for two hours between the hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. There are designated visitation areas that are available in the building or the visitor can meet in the Member’s room.

Protocol for Indoor Visitation

Visitor Source Control:

  • Each visitor will be screened per the existing protocols for screening prior to entering the building. Screening will be documented. All screening and temperature checks must be “passed” to enter the community.
  •  Visitors will be asked to wash their hands at portable stations before entry.
  • All visitors must correctly wear a surgical mask per the direction of the community and observe appropriate social distancing during the visit. Oversight and monitoring of the visit will be provided by staff members.
  • Visitation can take place inside the individual Member’s private room or a designated visitation area.
  • Visitors will not be permitted in common areas with other Members and must be escorted to and from the visitation location.
  • Traffic and movement through the building will be limited to a direct route to the member’s private room from the entrance of the building.
  • Visitors must document their name, contact information, and location in a visitor log within the facility to support contact tracing if needed.

Testing Recommendation:

  • Testing is recommended but not required by the state of Georgia. We will offer, but not require, testing to indoor visitors using an on-site rapid test; the fee for this test is $15.

All Higher Levels of Care: Outdoor Visitation
Outdoor visitation will be accommodated based on the direction of community leadership.

  • Visitation will take place outside in the visitation station or other designated areas.
  • During the visit, the visitor will adhere to the core principles of safety precautions, including:
    o Correct use of a face mask will be utilized, per the direction of each community.
    o Appropriate social distancing will always be maintained during the visit.
    o Appropriate hand washing or sanitation will be practiced prior to and following the visit.
    o Oversight, direction and supervision of the visit provided by staff members.

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