March 30, 2020
At Meadowood, the health and safety of those who live and work on campus is our highest priority.
Meadowood team members are working closely with local, state, and federal officials to stay up-to-date about the outbreak to ensure we are taking the necessary precautions to protect our residents and staff and are following guidelines set forth by the CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health. As this is a rapidly changing situation, Meadowood continues to review and update policies and procedures for preventive purposes and provide safe operations during this public health concern.
Visitation, Screening, and Events:
The below policies have been implemented in order to reduce the number of people accessing our community and provide appropriate social distancing to our residents and employees.
Health Center (Skilled Nursing, Personal Care, and Memory Care)
At this time, all visitors are restricted in the Health Center, except in certain compassionate care situations, such as end of life situations.
We are limiting all visits to only essential visitors (including aides and care providers), who must pass our COVID-19 screening criteria as according to CDC guidelines to gain access to the campus. Essential visitors are only allowed access to the resident’s apartment home. Friends and family are not considered essential visitors at this time and are not to visit the community at this time. We know how important contact with our loved ones is and encourage increased phone and video calls during this difficult time.
We strongly recommend that residents remain on campus in their apartment home and not visit public spaces both inside and outside of Meadowood. We also ask that residents postpone all upcoming travel, including flights, cruises, and third-party transportation.
Communal dining areas are closed at the time, and meals are being delivered to residents.
Employees and essential visitors are being screened, according to CDC guidelines.
All on-campus events have been canceled until further notice.
Our team continues to be proactive, monitoring new developments and updating policies. We are ready to take prompt and effective action as needed. We are asking residents, families, and team members to be diligent with prevention to keep members of our community safe.
Thank you for your cooperation.
President & CEO