The Rouse Reopening Plan
To ensure the safety of residents and staff, each facility is required to establish and enforce a reopening plan for visitation. This visitation plan must follow specific requirements and protocols.
Rouse Home Official Plan
Please review the official reopening plan for the Rouse Home.
As of May 26th, 2021 all halls at the Rouse Home are operating as green zones, meaning there is no known COVID-19 exposure within the facility. All staff and residents have completed additional COVID-19 testing with all negative results. Visitation can now resume for all residents residing on the 600. Daily visitation will still be from 9am-7pm and families can request either an indoor or outdoor visit in one of our designated visitation locations. Each visit is still limited to 30 minutes to ensure all residents are able to receive visitors and limited to 4 visitors at one time. Everyone must continue to wear masks and follow all COVID-19 infection control policies while visiting. When you arrive for your scheduled visit you will need to check in with the receptionist for a quick infection control screening and to receive a visitor’s badge. You will also need to check in with the receptionist prior to leaving.Visitations should be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance by contacting the Rouse Home Receptionist at 814-563-7565. As a reminder, if you will be taken a resident out of the facility for any reason you must call ahead and schedule with us as there is paperwork that must be filled out for them to leave the facility. If you have any questions please call 814-563-7565. Thank You.
Suites at Rouse Official Plan
The Suites at Rouse is open for in-person visitation while following all Pennsylvania Department of Human Services guidelines and regulations. Visitation times will be daily from 9am-11am and 1pm-4pm. Visits will be limited to 30 minutes and should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. All visitors must be screened. Only two visitors per resident are permitted at one time and appropriate masking and social distancing must be followed by all visitors and residents at all times. All visitors must wear a mask, vaccinated or not, upon entering the building and when around others who are not part of their visitation group. Visitors must physically distance from other residents that are not part of their visit. Fully vaccinated residents and visitors may choose to have close contact and not wear a mask during their visit. No food or drinks may be shared during visit times. Visitors will be prohibited from entering any area of the Suites other than designated visitation locations in the Atrium or Formal Dining Room, including individual resident apartments. Outdoor visitation will be dependent on the weather. To Schedule a visit, contact the Suites at Rouse Activities Department at 814-563-6703. If no one is available, please leave a message and someone will return your call to schedule a visit as soon as possible. If you have any questions, you can contact the Suites at 814-563-1650. Thank you.