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Luthercare Releases Current Independent Living Visitation Guidelines during ‘Yellow Phase’

The following are current Independent Living Visitation Guidelines for each campus:

Luther Acres in Lititz

  • Visitation restrictions remain in place for Personal Care and the Healthcare Center
  • Limited visitations may resume in Independent Living residences only.
  • All visitors must check in at a screening station prior to visiting with their family members. Screening locations are located at the Healthcare Center Lobby and Muhlenberg Building Lobby.
  • A limit of 2 visitors will be permitted at one time.
  • All visitors must wear a facemask while in the building and maintain social distancing from others.
  • At this time, we ask that family visits only occur one time per week during the following hours:
    • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Visitors must wear an identification badge to show they have been screened. If found not in compliance, visitors will be asked to leave.
  • Outdoor visits are encouraged when possible, and if outdoor visits are not possible, then we request that family visits occur directly in the residence of their loved one.
  • If you are ill or experiencing any of the following symptoms, we require that you stay home until fully recovered and without symptoms for 3 days (fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, runny nose, upset stomach, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea).
  • We have the right to restrict visitors if a visitor displays any of the above noted symptoms.

 

Enjoy your visits and please make sure you maintain good handwashing and take infection control measures.

For questions, please reach out to Luther Acres Executive Director Craig Shelly at 717.626.1171.

 

St. John’s Herr Estate in Columbia

  • Visitation restrictions remain in place for Personal Care
  • Limited visitations may resume in Independent Living residences only on June 15, 2020.
  • All visitors must be screened at the Main Entrance until 4:00 p.m. or at the Personal Care Entrance all other hours.
  • A limit of 2 visitors will be permitted at one time.
  • All visitors must wear a facemask while in the building and maintain social distancing from others.
  • At this time, we ask that family visits only occur one time per week during the following hours:
    • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Visitors must wear an identification badge to show they have been screened. If found not in compliance, visitors will be asked to leave.
  • Outdoor visits are encouraged when possible, and if outdoor visits are not possible, then we request that family visits occur directly in the residence of their loved one.
  • If you are ill or experiencing any of the following symptoms, we require that you stay home until fully recovered and without symptoms for 3 days (fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, runny nose, upset stomach, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea).
  • We have the right to restrict visitors if a visitor displays any of the above noted symptoms.

Enjoy your visits and please make sure you maintain good handwashing and take infection control measures.

For questions, please reach out to St. John’s Herr Estate Executive Director Anita Martin at 717.684.0678.

 

Spang Crest in Lebanon

All visitor restrictions remain in place, as Spang Crest does not offer Independent Living services at its campus.

For questions, please reach out to Spang Crest Executive Director Dan Deitzel at 717.274.1495.

 

About Luthercare:

Founded in 1949, Luthercare, a social ministry organization affiliated with the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of Lutheran Services in America, is a leading provider of independent, personal care and skilled care residences in Lancaster and Lebanon counties. Luthercare operates Luther Acres, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Lititz, Pa.; Spang Crest, a rehabilitation center, skilled nursing and memory support personal care community in Lebanon, Pa.; and St. John’s Herr Estate, an independent living and personal care community in Columbia, Pa. Additionally, Luthercare operates four PA Keystone Stars-accredited child care and early learning centers in Lancaster, Marietta, Reamstown and Annville. Luthercare, a pioneer in Child Care Programs, also offers a Mentoring Program, which aids home-based child care providers in Lebanon and Lancaster counties.

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