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LeadingAge Ohio All Member Q & A Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Susan Wallace
35:08
Please chat in your questions, and we will answer as many as we're able to today.
Jason French
40:40
When is says all residents at all times. Is that with the understanding that it should be scheduled and as long as it is scheduled it could take place at any time?
Jason French
40:54
Are we able to specify visiting hours?
Kelli Beckler
42:08
Just got on the call late. Has the 7th amended order come out yet?
Diane Corrao
42:59
Can we have families just show up to visit without scheduling the visit as long as we are able to follow all visitation protocols once they arrive?
Colleen Wilson
43:01
If a resident is admitted and has been vaccinated do they need to be quarantine for 14 days?
Kathryn Brod
43:35
Yes … you’ll find it on our COVID hub
Karen Lowe
43:46
7th Amended Order Nursing Homes:https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/OHOOD/2021/03/23/file_attachments/1731717/Amended%20Director%27s%20Order%20to%20Permit%20Access%20to%20Nursing%20Homes%20with%20Exceptions%203-22-21.pdf
Susan Wallace
43:54
Here are the links to the orders...
Karen Lowe
44:32
7th Amended Order RCFs:https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/OHOOD/2021/03/23/file_attachments/1731715/Amended%20Director%27s%20Order%20to%20Permit%20Access%20to%20Assisted%20Living%203-22-21.pdf
Catherine Gulgin
44:39
Does screening tool still need to include questions about travel out of "state"?
Diane Corrao
44:54
The order says ok to visit in private rooms. Can visits take place in semi-private rooms with roommate present?
Jessica Kirkendall
45:01
any more detail on instructional signage throughout the facility? Are there posters already made up we can use for this?
Susan Wallace
46:10
Order on testing in RCFs: https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/OHOOD/2021/03/23/file_attachments/1731708/Amended%20RCF%20Testing%20Order%203-22-21.pdf
Laura Loftis
46:13
Can we have these excellent slides for education purposes. This is a great presentation!
Marie Krontz
46:36
are these the same for assisted living facilities?
Susan Wallace
46:47
Order on testing in NHs: https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/OHOOD/2021/03/23/file_attachments/1731714/Amended%20Director%27s%20Order%20Testing%20-%20Nursing%20Homes%203-22-21.pdf
Anne Shelley
46:56
Yes, we will have the slides on the LeadingAge Ohio COVID HUB
Lisa Pennington
47:15
Does facility have to supply mask if visitor has a proper one?
Ann Conn
47:21
In regards to posting in the facility, what happens if the location for the visitation is in an area that is a common area that doesn't enter the nursing facility areas. Does it still need to be posted on the floors?
Arlene Jaroscak
47:56
Can we get a copy of these slides?
Jenny Nijak
50:09
I thought the residents could choose to touch and not distance themselves from family
Mike Montgomery
50:38
For outdoor visits, can the family walk around with the resident (i.e. around the pond or just around the grounds), or do they have to stay in a designated outside area?
Michael Grimes
51:46
Vaccinated vs unvaccinated - Residents going out to appointments do they have to be quarantined.
Mike Montgomery
52:07
For compassionate care; is there a time limit for the compassionate visit (i.e. like the 30 min. indoor visit max).?
Diane Corrao
52:33
Is scheduling a must? Can we have a "come as you please" visitation policy?
Good Shepherd
53:02
Are visitors required to wear eye protection if staff is required to wear eye protection.
Elayne Newcomb
56:42
Can residents have visitors in a private room if the resident is in quaratine after a hospital admission?
Good Shepherd
56:47
Can the KN-95 masks be worn by visitors in replacement of the surgical masks?
Michael Kerr
59:08
Can you use a shield instead of mask on resident reading lips
Kim Peters
01:00:58
If residents are vaccinated, visitor is not, is touch still allowed? How do we reconcile touch with the social distancing required in private room visits? Thank you for doing this!
Dawn Lundgren
01:01:05
Visitor restroom use when visiting I the room how to police?
Linda Casey
01:01:23
Is there a requirement to show proof of vaccination status?
Ann Conn
01:02:39
How about a staff case versus a resident case for visitation?
Kelli Beckler
01:03:13
So my building is one hall way. If we have a staff member test positive but after contact tracing do not feel we need to quarantine any residents due to no exposure, would you say that we are OK to continue visits on this hall?
Rachele Rosa
01:03:30
just making sure this applies to assisted living as well?
Michele Tarsitano-Amato
01:04:00
can vaccinated RCF residents go off unit to visit with other vaccinated IL residents and not quarantine if they are off the unit for a few hours?
Ann Conn
01:04:04
How do we monitor in-room visitation for mask wearing/hand washing/touching if the visits are occurring in the resident's room? Are we not required to monitor that if we provide information and training?
Susan Jablonski
01:04:19
Can you provide guidance on which type of mask and/or goggles (staff) are needed depending on county positivity rates, and presence/absence of COVID in the building?
Elayne Newcomb
01:04:57
Can you limit compassionate care visits to a schedule and when staff are available to facilitate the visit
angela sampson
01:05:16
Is staff still required to wear face shield/goggles
Susan Wallace
01:05:46
This time, the Ohio Department of Health issued two separate orders-- one for nursing facilities and one for residential care facilities. While the orders are largely similar, it's important to review both, as there are differences.
deohn tolbert
01:05:58
does the plexiglass still need to be used for communal dining?
Elayne Newcomb
01:07:29
If 2 residents have been vaccinated and need to be fed, could they sit closer than 6 feet?
Rachele Rosa
01:08:04
what about adult day
Rachele Rosa
01:08:14
testing?
Celeste Miller
01:08:22
so to clarify we can open the dining & activity services back up as long as we can social distance ,including face covering and hand hygiene
Kelli Beckler
01:08:22
On the testing order it says unless the exposure to COVID was outside of the facility and they did not enter the facility while potentially infectious. Is this window 48 hours or the 14 days?
Keri Lease
01:08:22
This is a late question now that visitation is more open but Is there specific documentation that needs to be in place when doing compassionate care visits ? Most visitors feel their loved one is in need
Beth McGuire
01:08:28
If staff has had confirmed COVID infection but not vaccinated, are they included in the once weekly testing?
Vivian Springer
01:09:53
On what date will the twice weekly for non-vaccinated staff begin?
michelle Castle
01:10:12
Do hcp still need to wear goggles/ faceshield?
Vivian Springer
01:10:31
On what date will the twice weekly for non-vaccinated staff begin for RCF?
Ann Conn
01:10:38
Do we need proof of the vaccination or can we just document it based on interviews?
Lauren Coyle
01:11:12
We do not plan on testing visitors at this point in time
Michele Tarsitano-Amato
01:11:17
How do the CDC travel recommendations work with out of state family visitation? There seems to be conflict if family can come in to the private room.
Laura Loftis
01:11:31
wow, just wow! this was excellent!!!! thank you so much!
tim McGowan
01:11:34
Do residents who are taken out by families for dinner, etc. have to quarantine upon return to the facility?
angela sampson
01:12:43
If a visitor tests positive but has had no resident contact does it affect our visitation?
Shanna Hendren
01:13:52
Are face shields still recommended for staff to reduce exposure risk?
tim McGowan
01:15:13
How do we monitor visits in residents' rooms to assure masks stay on, etc. when the family will want privacy and close the door?
Beth McGuire
01:15:45
For hospice staff who are vaccinated and visiting NF, what information should be provided to the NF for justification in the "lesser" testing frequency as the hospice agency must submit test results to the NF.
Jenny Nijak
01:19:59
We understand limiting the number of residents at a dining table, our tables are 4 feet round. all our residents are vaccinated - will they ever be able to eat together again? or should we just buy 6 ft round tables?
Lauren Coyle
01:21:52
can Stephanie repeat that part on escorting- if going to a resident room?
Ann Conn
01:25:43
In regards to proof for vaccination, what about new admissions from the hospitals who state they have been vaccinated. Can we accept their statement that they are vaccinated?
Lisa Pennington
01:27:49
Are family members aloud to take resident's to outside appointments?
michelle Castle
01:30:52
Do staff members not in the quarantine unit need to wear goggles or face shield? Is this based on county positivity rate?
angela sampson
01:30:53
Non-isolation/non-quarantine units only have to wear surgical mask and NO FACE SHIELD or GOGGLES correct?
JANET JULIAN
01:31:09
Are faceshields needed outside the COVID area?
Stephanie Finkenthal
01:35:25
Residents in NH are they still only required for outbreaks or for symptoms
Marie Krontz
01:39:20
can families come and take their loved one out for the day if they have been vaccinated, the residents and or family member.
Colleen Wilson
01:39:42
If the county percentage does not reflect the color on the Ohio map what do we do for testing? Ex: Cyahoga county