Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley is committed to providing compassionate care to aging Kentuckians and Ohioans at end-of-life. Our priority at Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley is protecting those that we serve and our team members from exposure to COVID-19. We know that our patient population is among those at most risk and we understand that our patients and families may have fears and concerns. Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley can help to alleviate fears, anxieties, and can help answer questions. Click on the below link to be directed to our COVID-19 Education Page. If you have additional questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to call us at 800.928.4848.

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Ohio Valley Hospice Inpatient Center

For more information about the Inpatient Center's visitaton guidelines and also COVID-19 education, please follow this link to our COVID-19 Education page. Click here.

 Ohio Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit Visitation Guidelines

Hospice of Hope provides high quality end-of-life care to those who live in our twelve-county service area.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our highest priority is to protect our vulnerable patient population and the staff who serve them.  After careful consideration and by following federal, state, and local guidelines, Hospice of Hope has outlined the following visitation guidelines:

  • Patients who test negative for COVID-19 are allowed unlimited visitors.
  • Patients who test positive for COVID-19 are allowed two visitors per shift.   Shifts are from 7AM to 7PM and 7PM to 7AM.  These visitors are not interchangeable.   Visitors will be permitted to enter the unit between the hours of 6:30AM-7:30AM, 10:00AM-11:00AM, 1:00PM-4:00PM, 6:30PM-7:30PM, and 10:00PM-5:00AM.  Visitors can stay at the unit longer than these hours but will only be admitted during these time frames.  Visitors are to enter through the main hospital entrance from 7:00 AM and 6:30 PM.  Visitors are to enter through the ER entrance from 6:30PM to 7:00AM. 
  • Each visitor will be met at the hospital entrance and will have their temperature obtained. If the visitor has a fever greater than 99.9 degrees, the visitor will not be allowed to continue to the unit. Once the visitor passes the temperature screening and is granted visitation, hand hygiene should be performed.  The visitor should go directly to the patient’s room. 
  • Visitors should practice social distancing and wear a cloth mask while they are at the unit.  If a visitor does not have a mask, a cloth mask may be provided to them. 
  • Pet visitation has been suspended at this time.
  • Outside food and drinks will be permitted in our unit. 
  • Flower delivery service is permitted in our unit.
  • Hospice of Hope Staff will assist with virtual visits as needed. 
  • There will be no exceptions to the policy. 

Hospice of Hope appreciates your understanding and your help maintaining the COVID-19 precautions for the safety of your loved one, our hospice patients, families, and our staff.   Please ask to speak with a Hospice of Hope staff member if you have any questions or concerns.

Contact Us:

Ohio Valley Inpatient Center
230 Medical Center Drive (2nd Floor)
Seaman, OH 45679
937.386.3030 or 800.928.4848

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Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley is committed to providing compassionate care to aging Kentuckians and Ohioans at end-of-life. Our priority at Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley is protecting those that we serve and our team members from exposure to COVID-19. We know that our patient population is among those at most risk and we understand that our patients and families may have fears and concerns. Hospice of Hope and Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley can help to alleviate fears, anxieties, and can help answer questions. Click on the below link to be directed to our COVID-19 Education Page. If you have additional questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to call us at 800.928.4848.