Best Practices for Safer Indoor and Outdoor Visitation

Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST

To help promote social distancing and safety precautions in seniors housing, we recommend creating flexible spaces that can adapt to the changing needs of the community. Consider creative ways to encourage safer visitation in indoor and outdoor settings. Visitation spaces provide a private environment for intimate gatherings, which can be difficult to find in congregate care. Stay up to date on how to create indoor and outdoor visitation spaces that optimize social distancing, infection prevention and other safety precautions.


Erin Berry
Director of Interior Design

An award-winning interior designer, Erin directs the strategic development and implementation of outstanding designs for Senior Living projects and works to evolve and differentiate our offerings in the market. Her experience in design coupled with development and marketing expertise gives her a unique and valued perspective on how project decisions impact operations. Erin’s previous extensive experience in high-end hospitality and residential design has developed her aesthetic vision while her architectural background allows her to detail interiors with a more critical eye. 

Karl Seagren
Senior Environmental Product Consultant, Direct Supply

Karl Seagren is your go-to resource when it comes to environmental and infection prevention products and topics at Direct Supply, including floor care, housekeeping, janitorial supplies and safety. He also serves as Direct Supply’s subject matter expert for personal protective equipment. He regularly provides product training, consults on the company’s Insights blog, keeps up with the latest industry trends and evaluates new products to bring to market. His long tenure and diverse experience at Direct Supply have given him valuable perspective into customer needs and challenges, especially his time as a regional account manager visiting with numerous Senior Living providers and the residents they serve.

Karl plays pivotal roles in developing and coordinating a wide variety of programs and services at Direct Supply, most notably the rollout and sales training for the Evaclean disinfection and sanitizing system. This popular product has become a key tool in the fight against COVID-19, and he’s trained and helped dozens of customer groups successfully implement it into their infection prevention program. Karl holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Valparaiso University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and a Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC).

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