November 29, 2021
Updated Guidance for Visitation
Visitation Hours: 7am until 8pm
- There is no longer a need for “scheduled visits”
- Due to Social Distancing Requirements (shared rooms max of 2 visitors at a time, Private rooms max of 4 visitors at a time in order to maintain 6ft of social distancing)
- Any visits outside of visitation hours are encouraged to be discussed with Social Services
Doors: Front Main Ground Entrance (will be unlocked by 7am, locked at 8pm)
Regulations for Visitation INCLUDE:
- Perform hand hygiene upon entrance and exit of visitation
- Masking (upon entering the home and during visit)
- Must pass the SCREENING TOOL (attached for your review), each time of visitation
- Screeners (front reception) will be available to assist until 5pm daily
NEW: (Visitors between 5pm until 8pm) all of the above applies:
- Visitors will obtain temperature and document on screening tool
- Complete the remainder of the screening tool (checking EACH individual box)
- If the visitor passes the screening tool, they may proceed straight to the unit and provide the NURSE with the screening tool. The NURSE will review the screening tool and provide the visitor with a SMILEY FACE VISITOR STICKER if able to visit.
- At any time if the visitor does not have this visible, they may be asked to re-screen before obtaining a new sticker.
Leave of Absence: Reminders
- Wear mask in car
- Keep a list of all persons in contact with Resident (give to nurse)
October 15, 2021
Riverview is OPEN to Visitation Again on ALL UNITS EXCEPT 3NS
Visitor Rules Reminder:
- Must screen/pass at Main Entrance Only
- Must wear Mask, wash hands and socially distance
- Max of 2 visitors at a time
- Do NOT pass through 3NS, Instead use ground EAST Elevator
- Patio is currently open for use
- Remodeling near front entrance- be cautious
WELCOME BACK!!! Any questions please call
May 28, 2021
Visitation During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Visiting Hours: please call the facility directly for our most up to date visiting hours 401-821-6837
Upon entering the facility, you must wear a mask at all times. You will be asked to perform hand hygiene with alcohol based hand rub and complete a screening questionnaire. Your temperature will be taken, and you will be asked whether you are vaccinated or not.
- Regardless of vaccination status, everyone that enters the nursing home MUST wear a well-fitting mask at all times.
- Once screened, visitors are asked to go directly from the entrance area to the resident’s room (or other designated visitation area). Wandering throughout the facility is strictly prohibited.
- More than one visitor is allowed in a resident’s room if the resident and visitors are fully vaccinated and the number of visitors does not impede the facility’s ability to maintain the core principles of infection prevention (such as social distancing).
- Visits for residents who share a room should ideally not be conducted in the resident’s room.
- Outdoor visits are preferred, weather and logistics permitting.
- If all visitors and the resident are fully vaccinated, masks are not required while visiting outside.
- Physical contact, such as hugging and hand holding, is allowed regardless of vaccination status. Both the resident and visitor must use an alcohol based hand rub before and after physical contact.
- Children are permitted to visit, but only if they are able to follow all above guidelines. Keep in mind that more than one visitor is allowed to visit in the resident’s room ONLY if all visitors and the resident are fully vaccinated. Therefore, if you are bringing a child under the age of 12, or an older child that is not fully vaccinated, you will not be able to visit in the room. Please plan accordingly.
Compassionate care visits are always permitted.
Please note, the facility has a right to deny entry for those who:
- Refuse or are unable to wear a mask
- Are unable or choose not to follow the rules set forth
- Have signs or symptoms of COVID-19 (even if vaccinated)
- Have had close contact with someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days, unless they’ve been vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days and completed their isolation period. Close contact means you’ve been within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for a total of 15 minutes or more in a 24-hour period.
- Are currently in quarantine based on Rhode Island quarantine requirements