COVID-19 Update – 6/3/21

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Byron Center Manor has stayed up to date with safety protocols and recommendations from experts. Our residents enjoy the privacy of personal living spaces, engaging activities, assistance from trained caregivers, and the company of neighbors who become friends. We look forward to welcoming families and visitors as soon as possible and will provide updates to loved ones when they are available. If you have any immediate concerns or questions, please call (616) 878-3300 or contact us online.

VISITATION POLICY

INDOOR & OUTDOOR VISITATION PERMITTED

FATHER’S DAY VISITATION: Please email or call your neighborhood manager to schedule your visit over Father’s Day weekend. Please keep in mind meals are not to be shared in a resident’s room.

Visits must be scheduled in advance.
NEW: Visits have increased to no more than 2 hours.
2 visitors per visit.
Visitors must follow mask protocol.
Call 616-878-3300 to schedule your visit.

Independent Living Visiting Hours:

9am – 11am & 1pm – 4pm Mon – Fri
9am – 11 am Sat & Sun

Assisted Living & Memory Care Visiting Hours:

10am – 6pm M – F
TWO HOUR VISIT LIMIT
No scheduling is necessary on weekdays, but screening is still to be performed by a Byron Center Manor staff member before entering the building. Masks are required at all times no matter vaccination status of the visit. Two visitor maximum for indoor or on-campus visits. Weekend visits will need to be scheduled with the Neighborhood Manager, in which the same guidelines apply with masks required, two visitors at a time and two hour time limit.

Off-Campus Visits:

No time limit, but we still encourage limiting time in highly populated public places. Off-campus visits still need to have resident and visitors screened in and out when picking up and dropping off resident. Please give an estimated time of return. If the resident is away overnight, please coordinate with the Neighborhood Manager prior to the absence, so the proper and appropriate measures are taken.

ALL APPOINTMENTS

Residents may go out for any type of appointment now.

DINING

Our dining has returned to communal with social distancing precautions still in place.

OFF-SITE GROCERY SHOPPING

For Assisted Living and Independent Living residents, families may take their resident out for grocery shopping trips with a time limit of 2-hour max. Family and resident sign-in and sign-out required.

FOOD & GIFT DROP-OFF

Family and friends are permitted to drop off take-out or home-cooked food and gifts / care packages at the door and our staff will deliver the items to the resident.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

Catholic Communion and Sunday Church Services have resumed.

VACATIONS

Vacations are permitted for those who are fully vaccinated. Quarantine is not required upon return as long as no signs or symptoms display during their time away or upon return.

PPE

Residents are to wear their masks at all times outside of their rooms, whether it be a walk through the halls on-site or while off-site at an appointment.

TESTING

We will continue to test all staff and residents per Health Department Guidelines only as needed.

VACCINATION

Vaccinations will be done through a pharmacy for residents 65 years or older. For our comprehensive vaccination policy, contact the office at 616-878-3300.

*These policy requirements and guidelines are subject to change without notice, as we are subject to the advisement of the Health Department for the most relevant and adequate protections for the safety of our residents and their families, as well as our staff.

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