RESIDENT VISITATION UPDATE

REVISED
September 18, 2020

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Welcome to Eger... 
where CARE meets YOU!

“We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul.” (Hebrews 6:19)

MISSION

Eger Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc.

a leader in the delivery of post-hospital, long term and end-of-life care and support services, strives to remain responsive to the diverse needs of Staten Island and its neighboring communities. Eger seeks to provide a safe, caring and learning environment in which people can live and work, and that is designed to enhance the quality of life for all, relying upon Lutheran values as its anchor.

Stay in Touch with

Your Loved One

at Eger!

To help promote your peace of mind, Eger has established a call-in number at 718-989-3089 for you to learn information about your loved one.  The employee answering (9am – 2pm M-F and Sun) will serve as a link to the nursing unit, will share your inquiry and reply back to you with a response.

 

Further, staff have access to i-Pads enabling you to face-time with your loved one.  Contact your nursing unit Social Worker or Therapeutic Recreation employee to schedule a time to talk.

Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center
Resident Visitation Guidelines 
(For Eger Harbor House Visitation Guidelines, please visit the Medicaid Assisted Living Tab)
a/o September 18, 2020

In recognition and support of the vital importance in-person visits have on resident and family well-being, the following guidelines have been prepared in accordance with the New York State Department of Health July 10th Advisory and subsequently, updtaed on September 15th and September 17th.

 

  • Visitation is contingent upon Eger being COVID-19 Free, residents and employees, for 14 days, (revised 9/18/20)

 

  • Two (2) visitors maximum per resident,
     

  • Upon entering the main lobby, each visitor must provide a verified negative test result within the last week (7 days), (effective Thursday September 24th), have their temperature taken and complete a health screening.  A face mask, to be worn at all times, shall be provided should the visitor not have one. (revised 9/17/20 and 9/18/20)
     

  • Visiting will be accommodated Monday through Friday only, pre-scheduled for a one (1) hour duration,
     

  • Visiting is only permitted outdoors; the rear yard patio and the piano lounge patio have been designated for this purpose,

    • with social distancing requirements of six (6) feet, the rear yard patio can accommodate up to twelve (12) residents; seven (7) residents can be scheduled for the piano lounge patio.

 

  • Scheduling for the one (1) hour visit will be coordinated by nursing unit at the following times and day(s) by nursing unit:
     

9:30am – 10:30am,     11:00am – 12:00pm,
2:00pm-3:00pm    and     3:45pm – 4:45pm

Mon = Unit 8    Tues = Unit 7    Wed = Unit 6    Thurs = Unit 4    Fri =  Unit 5
(Rear Yard Patio = 12 residents/hour)
Call to Schedule:  718-989-3074

*The time scheduled for the 1st week will remain during the duration of this present New York State guidance.

Mon. through Fri. = Units 2 & 3
(Piano Lounge Patio = 7 residents/hour)

Call to Schedule:  718-989-3089
*The time scheduled for the 1st week will remain during the duration of this present New York State guidance.

 

  • An Eger employee(s) shall transport residents from the nursing unit to the patio and back to the nursing unit,

 

  • Visiting will be supervised by an Eger employee to ensure face masks remain in proper position and social distancing requirements are maintained,

 

  • Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a person who is at least 18 years old. (revised 9/17/20 and 9/18/20

 

  • Eger reserves the right to cancel visiting due to inclement weather or excessive heat.
     

Any visitor who fails to adhere to the visiting protocols

shall be prohibited from visiting

for the duration of the COVID-19

state declared public health emergency!

 

 

Rehabilitation

7 Days per week restorative Rehabilitation Services – OT, PT, SLP

Nursing

 

Eger offers a caring and skilled nursing staff 24/7.

Bedside Dialysis

Eger offers Dialysis
at the Bedside

 

Highlights of the Eger Experience

Our multi-disciplinary team makes person-centered care plans for each resident.

Our nursing staff offers professional RNs 24/7 and certified wound care professionals.

Daily activities focus on the 5 domains of therapeutic recreation: social, cognitive, spiritual, physical, and emotional. 

Eger offers a variety of spiritual care services including worship services, bible study  and one on one pastoral care visits.



Non-Discrimination
Eger Lutheran Homes and Services and its subsidiary corporations does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual preference, blindness, handicap, disability, religion, marital status or source of payment in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services, activities or in employment.

Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center has been rated 5 Stars in Overall Quality by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid  and scored in the 1st Quintile in the New York State Department of Health Nursing Home Quality Initiative Performance Program.  Eger achieved a Deficiency Free Survey for the Annual NYS Department of Health Re-Certification Survey in June 2018. 

CONTACT US

140 Meisner Ave, Staten Island, NY  10306   -   Tel: 718-979-1800   -   Fax: 718-979-0089

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