Virtual Visit Outdoor Visit
(General Visitors)
Indoor Visit
(General Visitors)
Essential Caregiver
Advanced Booking/SchedulingYesYesYesPreferred
Number of Visitors PermittedAnyMaximum to be determined by space availableMinimum 2 – Maximum to be determined by space availableMinimum 2 – Maximum to be determined by space available
Permitted in Outbreak or LockdownYesYes, IF the entire Home is not affected and the Resident does not reside in the affected areaYes, IF the entire Home is not affected and the Resident does not reside in the affected area, 1 at a time if fully vaccinatedYes, 1 at a time
Permitted if Resident is Symptomatic or IsolatingYesNoNoYes, 1 at a time
Children Permitted
(Age 2 or under do not count towards person limit and do not require a mask)
YesYes – provided they can tolerate a maskYes – provided they can tolerate a maskNo
Pets PermittedYesYesNoNo
FrequencyAs available1-2 / week – Max 60 minutes/visit1-2 / week – Max 60 minutes/visitAny
LocationN/ADesignated area onlyDesignated area for general visits w/ Residents in shared accommodation
OR Resident room if private accommodation
Resident room or outside Resident Room UNLESS the Home is in outbreak.
Outbreak = Resident Room Only
Home Access N/A RestrictedAs above + Use of washrooms permitted
May attend dining room if fully vaccinated
Resident room, dining area, activity room, use of washrooms permitted
Entrance Screening Required
Provincially Directed
N/A YesYes
*may be granted entry with failed screening for compassionate reasons
Yes
*may be granted entry with failed screening for compassionate reasons
COVID Testing Required
Provincially Directed
N/A NoFully Vaccinated – 1 antigen test/week
Partial/Non-Vaccinated – 2 antigen tests/week + 1 PCR
*may be granted entry with positive result for compassionate reasons
Fully Vaccinated – 1 antigen test/week
Partial/Non-Vaccinated – 2 antigen tests/week + 1 PCR
*may be granted entry with positive result for compassionate reasons
Universal Masking
Provincially Directed
N/A Medical or reusable mask required, not provided by HomeMedical mask required, provided by HomeMedical mask required, provided by Home
Eye Protection
Provincially Directed
N/A Mask onlyFully Vaccinated – Mask only
Partial/non-vaccinated – mask + eye protection
Fully Vaccinated – Mask only
Partial/non-vaccinated – mask + eye protection
Physical Distancing – Fully Immunized
Provincially Directed
N/A NoNoNo
Physical Distancing – Partially/Non Immunized
Provincially Directed
N/A Brief hugs onlyBrief hugs only2m required when not providing direct care. Brief hugs only.