An Assisted Living Facility of the DeLand Geriatic Care, Inc.
On September 1, 2020, at the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued Emergency Order 20-009 lifting some temporary restrictions for individuals entering residential and long-term care facilities.
Pursuant to the directive, Good Shepards ALF shall implement the following policies:
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1 Essential caregivers are those who have been given consent by the resident or his or her representative to provide services and/or assistance with activities of daily living to help maintain or improve the quality of care or quality of life for a facility resident. Essential caregivers include persons who provided services before the pandemic and those who request to provide services. 1. Care or services provided by essential caregivers must be identified in the plan of care or service plan and may include bathing, dressing, eating, and/or emotional support.
2 Compassionate care visitors provide emotional support to help a resident deal with a difficult transition or loss, upsetting event, or end-of-life. Compassionate care visitors may be allowed entry into facilities on a limited basis for these specific purposes.