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Top 5 Tips for Living with Parkinson’s Disease

It is estimated that 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year and one million Americans are currently living with this neurodegenerative disease. Commonly known for its movement or motor-related symptoms, people with Parkinson's disease are often more impacted by non-motor symptoms like apathy, depression, sleep behavior disorders, loss of sense of smell and cognitive impairment. Although everyone is affected differently the following tips can help anyone with this disease live life more fully.
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It is estimated that 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year and one million Americans are currently living with this neurodegenerative disease. Commonly known for its movement or motor-related symptoms, people with Parkinson’s disease are often more impacted by non-motor symptoms like apathy, depression, sleep behavior disorders, loss of sense of smell and cognitive impairment. Although everyone is affected differently the following tips can help anyone with this disease live life more fully.

1.  Exercise Regularly

Moving and stretching your body will boost anyone’s health but when you have Parkinson’s it can help give you:

  • More flexibility
  • Better balance
  • Less anxiety and depression
  • Improved coordination
  • Added muscle strength

 

Always speak with your doctor before starting any type of physical activity. You may want to ask what type of exercise would be the best fit for you and may want to try:

  • Walking
  • Swimming or water aerobics
  • Gardening
  • Stretching
  • Dancing
  • Tai Chi

 

2. Be Fall Savvy 

Balance problems make falling a valid concern with Parkinson’s so be very careful when moving around and be mindful of the following:

  • Don’t move too quickly
  • Plant your heel on the ground first
  • Stand up straight and look ahead of you; not at the ground
  • Try not to carry anything
  • Don’t walk backward

 

If you follow these steps and still find yourself unsteady on your feet consider using a cane, walker or other assistive device to keep yourself moving safely.

 

3. Get a Great Night’s Sleep 

Parkinson’s can sometimes stand in the way of getting the quality sleep that you need so set yourself up for success by incorporating the following:

  • Create a relaxing bedtime routine
  • Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day
  • Get plenty of natural light during the day and keep your bedroom dark at night
  • Stay away from caffeine, alcohol, and exercise for at least 4 hours before bedtime
  • Keep your bedroom cool at night
  • Make sure your mattress and pillow are comfortable and support you well
  • If you nap during the day, keep it to 60 minutes or less and earlier in the day

 

4. Eat Healthy

When you have Parkinson’s disease it is common to experience bone thinning, dehydration, weight loss, and constipation. You can head off many of these symptoms if you keep close tabs on your nutrition and remember to:

  • Eat a variety of whole grains, vegetables, and fruits every day
  • Watch how much fat you eat; especially the saturated kind
  • Limit sugar, salt, and sodium
  • Drink plenty of water, at least 8 glasses a day
  • Load up on foods packed with vitamin D, magnesium, vitamin K, and calcium for bone strength

 

5. Expand your Team

Your doctor is your first line of defense for treating your Parkinson’s symptoms although many other specialists and therapies can help you. Think about expanding your care to include:

  • Physical therapy to help you with your movement
  • Occupational therapy to make daily activities easier
  • Speech therapy to improve your speaking and swallowing
  • Music, art, or pet therapy to improve your mood and help you relax
  • Acupuncture to help with pain
  • Massage to ease your muscle tension

 

For more creative tips directly from people who live with Parkinson’s disease visit: https://parkinson.org/blog/tips/DIY-Do-It-Yourself-Living-Better-with-Parkinsons

 

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a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
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b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
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2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
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when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 14527 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33613

License #6694

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 21021 Betel Palm Lane, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638
License #12268

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 14712 N. 42nd Street, Tampa, FL 33613

License #12507

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 1655 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, FL 34683

License #8733

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 3720 West Bay to Bay Blvd. Tampa, FL 33629

License #9298

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 5750 S. Honore Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34233

License #13217

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 3330 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33629

License #8348

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 18440 Exciting Idlewild Blvd, Lutz, FL 33548

License #12899

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 18420 Exciting Idlewild Blvd, Lutz, FL 33548

License #13750

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 6716 Congress Street, New Port Richey, FL 34653

License #12688

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Address: 3175 Belcher Road, Dunedin, FL 34698

License #10034

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and can also provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Hacienda ALF Services
1510 E Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
 
License # 12164
 

Visitation Guidelines in response to the “No Patient/Person Left Alone Act”
1. In-person visitation is allowed under the following circumstances, unless the resident objects:
a. A resident needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a
family, friend, or private caregiver.
b. Resident is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a family or friend.
c. End-of-life
d. Resident was living with family, friend, or private caregiver before being admitted to the
community and is having a hard time adapting with the change in environment.

2. In order to meet infection control protocols, each visitor will follow a check-in and screening process:
a. Visitors will not be required to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization
b. Visitation may not occur if the visitor does not pass the community screening process
recommended by state or federal guidelines:
i. cough, fever or chills, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.

3. The community may require visitors to use a facemask or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as
required by local, state, or federal law.
4. Visitors must sanitize hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or by handwashing with soap and water
when entering the community. Angels Senior Living shall provide alcohol-based hand sanitizing solution
throughout the community.
5. It is recommended visitation occur in the resident’s room or outside where all parties can practice social
distancing. In addition, residents and visitors shall wash their hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
before and after visitation.
6. The community shall provide visitation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The size of the building
and the physical space should be taken into consideration when considering the number of visitors per
resident. There is no limit to the length of visitation however the visitation hours and the number of
visitors may require limitations based on local, state, and federal guidelines.
7. Visitation guidelines and infection control education are available in advance, on our website.
www.angelsseniorliving.com
8. Residents and visitors may have consensual physical contact while practicing hand hygiene before and
after contact.
9. The community can at any time suspend in-person visitation of a specific person if the visitor is unable to
adhere to the following:
a. The core principles of infection control and prevention
b. Violates the community’s policy and procedure
c. The community is required to suspend or limit visitation under local, state, or federal law.
10. The Administrator or Designee shall be responsible for compliance with these policy and procedures and
also can provide a copy of our infection control and education policies for visitors.

Angels Senior Living Corporate Office
4801 George Rd, Suite 190 Tampa, FL 33634