- Will be screened for infectious symptoms such as cough, fever, difficulty breathing, or vomiting
- Must wear a mask and sanitize hands upon entry
- Must be age 14 or older
- Are prohibited from bringing in pets or animals
- Must go directly to the designated visitation area and are not permitted to walk in hallways, use staff restrooms, or come out of the room unless visitation has ended
Visits are held both indoors and outdoors.
Visiting hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (no weekends or holidays) and:
- Must be scheduled with the Visitation Coordinator, starting at 7:30 a.m., for up to 1 hour
- Scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and will work around patient’s therapy schedule
- Patients must be able to sit up in a wheelchair safely for outdoor visitations
- Accommodations are made or approved by the Director of Nursing
Two visitors are allowed each day to visit inpatients (a max of 2 in one day). There will be no indoor visitation for COVID-19 positive patients.
- Must be vaccinated
- Two visitors bedside (a max of 2 in one day)
- Social distancing not required – must keep mask on at all times
- Unvaccinated or incomplete vaccination
- Social distance of 6 feet is required
There will be no visitations for COVID-19 positive patients.
End of life exceptions
End-of-life patient visitors:
- Must have a negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours for a PCR test and 24 hours for an antigen (rapid) test. For those visiting on consecutive days, a test is required every three
End-of-life patient visitors are permitted to:
- Visit at the bedside, two visitors at a time with a five max total visitors per patient
- Visit without a time limit
- Spend the night (one visitor only)
- May be exempt from the vaccination and testing requirements
Westland House staff offer FaceTime on iPads for visitors to virtually visit with Westland House patients.
This policy is subject to change at any time based on current positivity rates, guidance, and regulations. If there are any extenuating circumstances, please contact us so that we can best assist you. On-site testing is available while supplies last.
Choose Westland House
- Choose a peaceful, homelike setting for short-term skilled nursing, rehabilitation, or end-of-life care. Nestled in a beautiful, wooded area, Westland House provides a place for patients to receive ongoing care and support while they:
- Recover after leaving a hospital and prepare to safely go home, or
- Live in as much comfort as possible during a terminal illness
- You’ll stay in one of 28 private rooms in our facility, located near Highway 1 and Munras Avenue.
- Five-star rating
- Rest assured you’ll be in good hands throughout your time at Westland House. We earned five stars, the highest rating possible, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This recognizes our:
- High quality of care that helps patients measurably improve their abilities
- Excellent performance on routine inspections
- Staffing level, including availability of experienced registered nurses around the clock
- Rehabilitation services
- If you need rehabilitation, our physical, occupational, and speech therapists will work with your doctor to create a personalized care plan. Most likely, it will include physical therapy twice each weekday, with a lighter schedule on weekends. Westland House has a fully equipped rehabilitation gym.
- An occupational therapist will work with you once each day on activities such as cooking, lifting items, and getting dressed. After surgery or a serious injury, you might need to relearn how to do them safely.
- Hospice care
- If your loved one receives hospice care at home from Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, they may stay at Westland House for a short time to:
- Control pain and other symptoms with help from skilled nurses available 24 hours a day
- Give family caregivers time to rest (respite care)
- Healing environment
- Each patient room features large windows and a private balcony or patio with a calming view of a pine forest. The rehabilitation gym overlooks a beautiful rose patio, and patients can see an orchid garden from the meditation room.
- Amenities for patients and guests
- As a friend or family member, you’re welcome to visit and take advantage of our family kitchen and children's playroom. You may also stay overnight in your loved one’s room.
- Enjoy chatting or eating lunch together. Read a book from our library or choose a movie to watch in one of two large, comfortable sitting rooms.
- Leaving Westland House
- Most patients spend less than two weeks at Westland House. Your family will work with a discharge planner and medical social worker to help make the transition home as smooth as possible. Ask these professionals for help getting adaptive equipment, assistive devices, or in-home care services, as needed.
- If you or your loved one needs long-term care, talk to us about planning a transition to a care facility of your choice.
- Insurance coverage
- Westland House accepts:
- Private insurance plans (such as those provided by an employer)
- Medicare, including Aspire Health Plan (Medicare Advantage)
- Medi-Cal (hospice benefit)
- Learn about financial aid and assistance services available to patients who qualify.