States considering steps to mandate that skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) accept hospital discharges who may have or actually already have the coronavirus (COVID-19) should instead work to direct SNFs to create as many segregated COVID-19 units as possible, leaders of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) said.
Maple Crest Care Center in Belvidere shut down its visiting hours for visitors, meaning its residents lost physical interaction with their families.
A message of sincere gratitude from Symphony Care Network’s CEO, David Hartman. Your continued trust, support, and strength is invaluable to us. As we work together to prevent Covid-19 cases in our centers, please remain #SymphonyStrong.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma at an earlier address. This story has been updated to reflect the most recent developments: Federal authorities announced late Friday new restrictions on nursing home visitors in guidance aimed at protecting seniors from the novel coronavirus. In a press release and memo issued late Friday, the Centers for Medicare &…
Symphony facilities in northwestern Indiana are limiting visitation to minimize the risk of Covid-19 to their guests, loved ones, and communities.
Mark Parkinson, President of the National Center for Assisted Living and the American Health Care Association (NCAL/AHCA), shares recommendations for minimizing the spread of the Covid-19 virus; limit visitation to nursing homes and assisted living centers.
Debra Meade, CEO of Health Management and AHCH board chair: “We are getting overwhelmingly positive remarks from families thanking us for taking the initiative to keep their family members, which was very encouraging.”
Fox News Chicago reports on the steps all Symphony facilities are taking to protect guests from exposure to Covid-19.