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, however, there may only be four visitors at bedside at a time due to social distancing.   Any extra visitors will be expected to remain in the family room and switch out.
  • Patients who test positive for COVID-19 are allowed unlimited visitors, however, there may only be one visitor at bedside at a time.  Visitors will need to wear full PPE at all times while in the patient’s room.   Full PPE will be provided for them.  All visitors should remain outside of the facility until they can be permitted in the patient’s room. 
  • Visitors will be permitted to enter through the main hospital entrance from 7:30 AM and 6:30 PM.  Visitors are to enter through the ED entrance from 6:30PM to 7:30AM. 
  • Visitors may be met at the hospital entrance to be screened prior to entering the facility.   If the visitor passes the screening at the hospital entrance the visitor will be granted visitation.
  • Visitors should practice social distancing and wear a mask while they are at the unit.  If a visitor does not have a mask, a mask may be provided to them. 
  • Our family room and public restrooms are open; visitors will need to wear masks and social distance while in the family room.
  • 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.   

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.