What To Know When Moving In During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Although our process looks different, at Selfhelp we remain committed to working with families to make the transition of moving easy for new residents. Keeping our residents safe from COVID-19 and maintaining a positive and healthy environment is our top priority. We are following guidelines from the CDC, The Illinois Department of Public Health and The Chicago Department of Public Health and closely monitoring changes to the guidelines.
Residents and their families can view their apartment and the community through a virtual tour. Click here to take the virtual tour.
Before moving in, residents will undergo a virtual health assessment by our Nursing team.
Before moving in, residents (and caregiver if needed) must have a COVID-19 test 3 days prior to the move in date.
The First 14 Days
During the first 14 days at Selfhelp, residents that have not been fully vaccinated in full will undergo a precautionary isolation period and will be quarantined in their room. Residents that have had 1 dose (of a 1-dose series) 14+ days ago OR 2 doses (of a 2-dose series) 14+ days ago, will NOT be required to quarantine.
During the first 14 days, residents that require assistance should hire a private caregiver for no less than 8 hours and up to 24 hours a day. The need for a caregiver may be determined during the virtual health assessment. Private caregivers must also have a COVID-19 test 3 days prior to the move-in date. Private caregivers must be properly registered with The Selfhelp Home.
Click here to read our visitor guidelines.
Please let us know if you would like an in person tour of Selfhelp it will be determined on a case-by-case basis.