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General Questions

How many beds do you have?  Answer: The facility has a maximum capacity for 80 residents.  Rooms consist of 76 private rooms and 2 semi-private rooms.

How should mail be addressed and where is the facility located?  Answer: Beechwood is located in the Hyde Park area of Cincinnati Ohio (directions)
Mail should be addressed as:
The Beechwood Home
Attn: _______________ Room No. ____
2140 Pogue Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45208

How does Beechwood differ from other nursing homes?

Are you currently hiring?  Answer: Yes, see Careers at Beechwood

Do you accept volunteers?  Answer: Yes, see Volunteering at Beechwood

Is smoking permitted in the facility?  Answer: No, Beechwood is a smoke free facility which means there is no smoking in the facility or anywhere on the premises.

What are visiting hours?  Answer: There are no formal visiting hours at the facility.  We encourage family members to visit whenever their schedule permits.  The facility does ask that visitors take note of the time and keep noise at a minimum during sleeping hours.

Is there any event space available for personal use?   Answer: Yes, for a minimal fee.

Is Beechwood a for-profit or non-profit organization?  Answer: The Beechwood Home is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, long-term care skilled nursing facility.  We offer the area’s most comprehensive services for a wide range of neurodegenerative, cerebral vascular, spinal cord, and other medical conditions; i.e. Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, and Huntington’s.  We specialize in providing high quality, long-term care together with advanced rehabilitation and restorative services, as well as therapeutic and recreational activities that the optimized functionality and quality of life for our residents.

Can I bring my children to visit?  Answer: Children of all ages can visit anytime.

Can I bring a family pet to the facility for a visit?  Answer: We would love for your family pet to come visit. Please remember to clean up after them and take the proper safety measures at all times. All pets are to be kept on a leash and should have all current vaccinations.

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Welcome to The Beechwood Home!

March 13, 2020

                                       TO: OUR RESIDENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS AND  FRIENDS                                                                          

PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE IN ITS ENTIRETY.

DUE TO ORDER FROM THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WE ARE NOT PERMITTING ANY VISITORS, EXCEPT THOSE VISITING FAMILY MEMBERS WHO ARE RECEIVING CONTINUOUS CARE HOSPICE.  FOR THOSE WITH FAMILY MEMBERS RECEIVING CONTINUOUS CARE HOSPICE, NO CHILDREN 13 AND UNDER ARE PERMITTED IN THE BUILDING UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.FOR THOSE WITH FAMILY MEMBERS RECEIVING CONTINUOUS CARE HOSPICE, THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA MUST BE MET BEFORE ENTRANCE TO THE FACILITY WILL BE GRANTED:

-Answering “no” to all screener questions administered at the Garden Level Entrance

-Presenting federal/state ID as proof of identity

-Providing name, address and phone number into the log book

-Having a temporal scanning temperature reading under 100.4 F

-For the limited number of individuals who will be permitted entrance into the facility, access within the facility will be significantly restricted to going directly to the resident's room and maintaining social distances (6 ft away from others) while in the hallways.  

-We are working to identify a device that will be devoted to assisting with video communication with family during this time.  We will communicate more information about this service as it becomes available.

-For those who do laundry for a Resident or want to drop off personal items, we will be placing carts on the garden level entrance between the doors where items can be dropped off and brought to the floors by staff.  If you need to pick up dirty laundry, please call and we will arrange to drop off the laundry between the garden level entrance doors on a cart.

-All entry will be through the Garden Level entrance.  There will be no admittance through the front 1st floor door as this entrance will be locked until further notice.

-We will be contacting Resident Physician’s to determine if upcoming medical appointments are determined to be medically necessary.  It will be up to a Resident’s Specialty in the community to determine if an upcoming appointment can be delay or if it needs to be attended.

-If your current cell phone number is not enrolled with our Emergency Communication Platform (group text), we strongly advise that you text BWH to 1-760-670-3130.  If you are uncertain about the status of your enrollment, we recommend that you re-enroll. This platform will be used to communicate information to lots of people quickly if needed. 

-Food delivery will not be permitted until further notice.

-Please direct questions regarding this topic to covid-19@beechwoodhome.com.  Members of the Emergency Preparedness committee will be monitoring this inbox and responding ASAP.

Please share this information with family and friends who visit ASAP.

 

Sincerely,

Scot Harmon,                                                              Patricia A. Clark, DM

Administrator                                                              CEO, Administrator