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In the Franciscan spirit of valuing the gift of life in all its transitions, our Mission is to provide an environment of Compassion, Competence and the Celebration of Life to all entrusted to this community of care.

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Updated: 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 a.m.

Have Trust In Your Health Care Provider

By Liz Pencak

The world of health care tends to be a destination most people would prefer not to visit. Sure, health care is one of those “necessary evils” in life, and when we do need medical services, we are thankful the services are accessible. Nonetheless, most people would rather do anything else than go to the doctor.

The year 2020 has certainly thrown us a few health care curveballs. The novel CORONA Virus (COVID-19) is at the top of the list. This virus has not only exacerbated our desire to avoid health care – it has taken it to an extreme – people are literally fearful of entering a hospital or physician’s office for fear of exposure or receiving a diagnosis they do not wish to hear.

In uncertain times, one thing still holds true: ignoring health issues will not make them go away! As we age our bodies tend to remind us of this … sometimes on a daily basis. Trust your instincts and be sure to utilize the adaptive methods of communication with those in the medical field. Telemedicine and virtual visits have seen a massive amount of traffic/utilization. Likewise, if an elderly loved one now requires assistance, or a change in living environment, I think you will find providers graciously willing to provide information and assist in anyway possible.

Take our campus – The Village at Marymount – as an example. The Village at Marymount is able to provide services including assisted living, skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, long-term care, and secured memory care. Each of our service areas received a deficiency-free survey in 2019. Most recently in the last few weeks, the Ohio Department of Health conducted an infectious disease survey (in response to COVID-19) with the result yielding yet another deficiency-free survey.

Long story short – continue to trust in the health care providers who remain true to their mission. Do not be afraid the reach out in order to get the information or the care you need. Trust in your health care provider.

Liz Pencak is The Village at Marymount’s Director of Marketing & Clinical Liaison

Resident Face Covering Requirements

Effective June 22, 2020, all short-term residents at The Village at Marymount are required to wear surgical masks during direct care — and when they are out of their rooms participating in an activity or enjoying the common area.

If any resident has a concern with being able to wear a mask given their medical condition, and/or is having difficulty with the mask, then please notify a supervisor so that the issue can be addressed during the resident’s care plan meeting.

Further direction will be announced soon for long-term care resident face coverings.

This Week’s COVID-19 Update

Hello Village at Marymount Families & Staff:

As we reported to you last week, we had an additional or probable confirmed case for the coronavirus.

As part of our action plan, we immediately implemented our COVID unit plan on a portion of a wing of the Villa St. Joseph Skilled Care Unit. We continue to work with our physician infectious disease consultant, local health department, and ODH to do contact tracing and we will implement any further recommendations they may have.

We want to assure you any staff member that has been in contact with this individual has been wearing personal protective equipment. Also, the individual continues to do well and people with minimal to no symptoms of the virus are often shedding much lower numbers of the virus than those with symptoms – which again is a good thing!

To recap we have already implemented enhanced infection control precautions, visitation, monitoring, screening and quarantine guidelines as required by State and Federal authorities. Since March 2020, we have followed the instructions and guidelines of the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

If we need to contact a family member with updates about a specific resident, then we will reach out to them directly. Out of respect to those affected and their families, and in accordance with privacy laws, we will not share details publicly regarding our positive cases.

We will, however, share information regarding all of our positive cases with the department of health.

Prayers from Bishop Roger Gries … Sister Mary Alice, our Director of Mission Integration … and the Sisters are embraced daily by us all.

If you have any questions please reach out to Executive Director Sue Nall (snall@marymounthcs.org). We look forward to the day when we can safely welcome you back to visit your loved ones as you have done in the past. Thank you!

Structured Visitation Begins at Marymount Place

From Executive Director Sue Nall and Administrator Peggy Mathews

Greetings Residents, Families & Friends:

This year has been extremely challenging for all of us – to say the least. With the prayers of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis, our weekly blessings from Bishop Roger, commitment from our staff and your patience – we continue to fare well and weather this storm COVID-19 free.

The Governor has begun the process of reopening Ohio under strict guidelines. It is with great pleasure we announce Marymount Place is ready to follow suit. Marymount Place is allowing structured visitation. The policies and procedures are listed below.

Please remember COVID-19 is still out there and we must remain vigilant to ensure everyone’s safety.

We know this time has been difficult and we thank you for the wonderful job you have done in helping to keep everyone on campus safe, while abiding by the Governor’s Orders.

We appreciate the difficulty of not seeing your family, friends, and loved ones and share in your excitement of being able to reunite, even in a limited manner. We ask that you continue to work with us as we diligently continue to keep your health priority.

Marymount Place Visitation Policies and Procedures

Structured visitation daily between the hours of 1:30 to 4 p.m. Structured visitation sessions will be limited to 20 minutes. Reservations are required.

To schedule your visit, please call the Marymount Place reception desk at 216-332-1070.

Prior to arriving for your visit, please wash your hands thoroughly.

Upon arrival, you will be required to have your temperature taken, sanitize your hands and sign the visitation log.

  • Visitors will be required to wear a mask/face-covering at all times (visitors to supply their own mask).
  • Seating for one (1) family member will be provided.
  • Proper social distancing will be required at all times; you must resist the urge to touch/hug/kiss your loved one.
  • In the event you are feeling ill, PLEASE understand the importance of rescheduling your visit.
  • Visitation sessions will be held outdoors, weather permitting. DON’T FORGET YOUR MASK/FACE-COVERING!

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March 2020 COVID-19 Update

The Village at Marymount took proactive measures at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and implemented the following procedures and protocols to ensure the health and safety of our residents and staff:

  • Visitation limitations
  • Social distancing
  • Increased hand hygiene measures
  • Required all staff to have their temperature taken and be screened for respiratory symptoms daily prior to their shift
  • Required all residents to have their temperature taken and be screened for respiratory symptoms daily
  • Key nursing leadership is consulted 24/7 for any questionable temperatures or respiratory symptoms
  • Implemented a policy where residents will receive medications, dine, and receive therapy in their room unless specific care requires otherwise
  • Staff members are required to properly wear a mask at all times during their shift

As the COVID-19 landscape continues to change, we recently stepped up our proactive measures, in an effort to keep EVERYONE safe, to include:

  • A designated area on Villa St. Joseph’s first floor for monitoring temperatures, and signs or symptoms of COVID, for 14 days upon admission or readmission.
  • At the conclusion of the 14-day monitoring period, residents are moved to units on the second floor of Villa St. Joseph and Clare Hall.

 

 

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Assisted Living Services

The Village at Marymount has provided superlative assisted living care for seniors since 1988. At The Village at Marymount there are many opportunities available to enrich the lives of our residents socially, spiritually, and intellectually. We offer secure apartment style living, gourmet meals, daily Mass, scheduled transportation, lush courtyards and gardens, a spacious library and TV room, and a wellness center.

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Skilled and Intermediate Nursing Care

Villa St. Joseph specializes in skilled and intermediate nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, memory care and provides outpatient therapy as well. With 142 beds, we are able to accommodate the diverse clinical needs of everyone on campus. Residents are invited to attend daily Mass in Assisi Hall Chapel, have access to daily activities, an ice cream parlor and game room, and a beauty salon. These amenities lighten the spirits and promote a holistic healing environment.

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Rehabilitation Services

We provide an intensive, evidence-based seven-day-a-week inpatient therapy program in our state-of-the-art Parker Hannifin Foundation Therapy and Wellness Center. Several types of outpatient therapy including physical, occupational, and speech therapy are also offered.

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Memory Care Services

The Village at Marymount's Memory Care Unit provides a safe and secure environment for residents with Alzheimer's disease, as well as other forms of dementia. We provide individualized care that enhances each resident's quality of life by maximizing function and minimizing their level of frustration. Life enrichment activities managed by licensed professionals focus on residents' interests as well as their cognition and physical abilities.

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Wellness & Rehab Wing

The Don & Pam Washkewicz Wellness & Rehab Wing provides excellence in rehabilitation services. This unit has been uniquely designed to offer intensive rehabilitation in a boutique-like setting. Our comprehensive interdisciplinary approach includes home evaluations prior to discharge, family member training to emphasize safety and continued care at home, and care-plan meetings with our team to review patient goals, progress, accomplishments and to thoroughly discuss discharge plans. Ten (10) large private rooms, a fully functioning kitchen, laundry room and shower room, along with the appropriate rehabilitation equipment right on the unit, add up to a surprisingly comfortable stay. Coupled with intense clinical services and you have the makings for a speedy and successful recovery.

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Spiritual, Palliative, and Hospice Care

Pastoral care services are available as a spiritual resource and support system for our patients and their loved ones. Pastoral care team members visit our residents throughout their stay and can be contacted if a special need arises. This is especially comforting to those receiving palliative or hospice care. Additionally, Mass is offered weekdays at 9:30am in Assisi Hall Chapel; Saturdays afternoon in Assisi Hall Chapel and on Sunday mornings in the Clare Hall Chapel.

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