Skilled Nursing Home - Outside Visitation Guidelines

Effective 06/12/2020

Luther Memorial Home is now able to offer outside visitation to skilled nursing home residents.  The following guidelines must be met for you to be allowed to visit:

  • Visits must be scheduled
    • LMH's activity Department will oversee the scheduling of visitations
      • These visitations will occur in the LMH Courtyard
        • As the visits are occurring outside, each visit will be weather permitting
        • If inclement weather does occur, the visitation will need to be reschedules.
    • These visits can occur Monday - Friday
    • 10am - 11am and 1pm - 3pm
    • You must contact the activity department Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm to schedule your intended visit.  This contact must be made the business day prior to the visit.  The activity department will then inform you if a visit at that point in time is possible.
    • Face to face outdoor visits will be scheduled for 20 minutes
      • For those of you who want to visit for longer than the assigned time frame, you will then need to resort to a window visit
  • Each visit will have a designated area.
    • LMH will have pre-assigned locations created to allow outside visits.
    • Minimum of 6ft distance between resident and guest at all time.
    • At no time is physical contact permitted.
    • A limit of 2 guests per resident at a time.
    • If these guidelines are not followed, LMH will then revoke outside visitation privileges for that guest - not the resident
  • LMH will have staff supervising the general area to ensure each resident and guest are abiding by LHM's visitation rules
  • Masks must be worn at all times during the visitation by both resident and quests.


Check-in procedure

  • Guests must check in at the front lobby of LMH.
  • Guests must check-in 15 minutes prior to their visitation slot.
  • Hand hygiene must be conducted upon arrival in to the building.
  • Guests are required to wear a mask at all times on LMH premises.
    • Guests are responsible to bring their own masks.
  • Guests will them be required to complete a screening  process.
    • If an individual is exhibiting any signs or symptoms of COVID-19, have been recently exposed, or tested positive, you will not be able to visit at this time.
  • If the guest(s) follow all check-in procedures, the guest(s) will then be re-directed to the outside visitation area.