Kentucky Nursing Home Visits to Resume

  • Each Nursing Facility will establish its own policies about visitation in accordance to KY state guidance.
  • It’s suggested that you call the facility first to schedule any visit.
  • Every facility must be COVID free, residents and staff, for 28 days.
  • Most families and guardians are getting letters about the visitation changes.
  • Visits will look a lot different than before COVID.
  • The emphasis is on being fair for all residents to visit loved ones, so visits and duration may be more limited.
  • Most facilities are restricting visitors from traversing into the facility and limiting the area of contact.
  • Some requirements for visitors will include being screened, adhering to social distancing and wearing a face mask.
  • Some facilities will be providing outside visits only and some may be inside.

Long Term Care Facility Guidance issued by Gov. Beshear.