Your Mentored Visit With Instructions

Facilities Available for the Mentored Visit

(May 15, 2024)

To help facilitate the scheduling of your Mentored Visit, please go to step 5 “Your Mentored Visit” on the members only section of the website. You may schedule your mentored visit by checking “Apply here.”

Please complete your mentored visit within six (6) months of completing your evaluation. If you have not completed your mentored visit within six (6) months, you will need to repeat the evaluation. Any extenuating circumstances will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Remember the criteria for visiting safely and packing your bag properly.

  1. Anthology Senior Living Facility 1105 Dorsey Ln. Louisville, KY 40223

This is an assisted living facility. The visits will take place on the 1st floor visiting with residents in their rooms and in a common area. Masks are required. The visits are available Tuesday through Fridays at 10:30 am or 1:30 pm.

  1. Louisville International Airport

Mentored visits will be available on Thursday or Sunday evenings by appointment. Other times may be available as well. Parking will be vouchered by the airport. Masks are not required. Visits will take place in the public space where no TSA screening is required such as the shopping areas, baggage, claim and ticketing areas. Pet potty areas is in the front of the terminal on the ground floor. There are elevators and stairs. Park in the garage areas or the surface area. There may be working dogs in the area such as service dogs or police dogs.

  1. Hosparus Administration Building 6200 Dutchman’s Ln. Louisville, KY 40205

You will be visiting with staff and volunteers on the second floor. Your pet needs to be comfortable either going up stairs or riding in the elevator. You may wish to walk up and see how an elevator ride down at the end works. A Hosparus staff member will meet us and guide us through the visit. If fully vaccinated masks are not required.  Visits will be on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, from 11 am to 1 pm.

  1. Nazareth Home 2000 Newburg Rd. Louisville, KY 40205

Nazareth Home is a long-term care facility that has Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehab, and Memory Care units.  The Mentored Visits will take place in either the Personal Care or Long-Term Care areas.  The available days and times are Wed, Thurs, or Fri 10:00 am to 12:00 noon or from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  You can park towards the back and there is a grassy area for your dog to potty.  You will meet your mentor in the lobby on the first floor.  There is an area with tables where you will go through your WAGS bag and will end your visit by having your mentor go through the score sheet and give you your final score as well as your level.  You and your mentor will be escorted upstairs via either an elevator or stairs that have sides and backs on them.  Your visit may be with a group of residents and/or with individual residents in their rooms.

It might be possible that residents’ family members may be bringing in their pets to visit with their loved ones so it is possible that you might encounter another dog in the first floors or elevator. Extra parking is available next door at the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center.

  1. Louisville Post-Acute (formerly Louisville East; Christopher East) 4200 Browns Lane 40220

Conveniently located in Hikes Point. Post-Acute care facility and rehabilitation center. Visits take place in rooms, rehab rooms, and hallways. Masks may be required. Sunday afternoons, late afternoons and evenings, flexible, with 1 week’s notice.