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We Are Open for Window Visits!

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We’re so excited that on October 1st we opened our campus to window visits for Skilled Nursing, Memory Care and Assisted Living residents/family members.  If you are interested in visiting a loved one at Franke Tobey Jones, here’s what you need to know…

Window Visitation Guidelines for Residents/Families for Assisted Living (LP), Memory care (MC) and Skilled Nursing (SN)

The Governor’s proclamations and CMS certification waivers do not restrict or prohibit window visits.  FTJ has designated areas for Residents and Families to visit through the window when the weather is not cooperating for outdoor visits.  These areas offer privacy and social distancing.  There are some spots covered for Families to stay out of the elements.  Please adhere to the guidelines so that this privilege is not taken away.  These guidelines and areas are subject to change.  We are following the DOH Outdoor/Window Visitation Guidance document.

Basic Guidelines:

  • Families must remain outside the window at all times and the resident must remain inside using an intercom system to communicate.
  • Use of mask is required for all visitors and residents.
  • Maintain 6’ social distancing at all times.
  • Residents in SN, MC and LP will be allowed visits at two times per week during the hours of 10:00 to 3:30 Monday through Friday only. Visits are limited to half hour and dependent upon the times available.  You will only be allowed to schedule a week at a time to allow for other visitors. 
  • Appointments will only need to be made for SN, MC and LP so that we can ensure the resident is available. Please call the Front Desk at 253-752-6621 to make an appointment.
  • Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Visitation must be supervised by an FTJ Staff for SN, MC, and LP to ensure the guidelines are met. Staff will also disinfect the sitting areas between each visit and retrieve the monitors.

Locations for Window Visits: Bright Green Signs will be posted:

  • Skilled Nursing: Family sitting room located at the North entrance (covered).  Family should park next to the Tobey Jones Building in front of the Garden Conservatory.
  • Memory Care: Family sitting room on the South side facing N. Park Way.  Family to park on Bristol Street and follow walkway on the farthest left side.
  • Lillian Pratt: Old Health Care Center (HCC) Activity Terrace.  Family to park in the Bistro parking lot and follow signs towards maintenance to the Activity Terrace patio.

Window Visitation Guidelines for Residents and Families for Independent areas (Bristol View, Duplexes, Garden Apartments and Tobey Jones Building)

Basic Guidelines:

  • Families must remain outside the window at all times and the resident must remain inside using an intercom system to communicate.
  • Use of mask is required for all visitors and residents.
  • Maintain 6’ social distancing at all times.

Locations for Window Visits: Bright Green Signs will be posted:

  • Tobey Jones Building: TJ Parlor.  Family to sit outside of French doors.
  • Garden Apartments: Families will be outside of the South entrance where the stair entrance is by Shirley’s office.  
  • Bristol View: Families will be under the Fire Pit covered area
  • Duplexes:  Your own walkway outside of your Duplex.
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