tates 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.
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Belvidere nursing facility employees share strong message regarding COVID-19
A nursing home in Belvidere is reminding you to stay home during Gov. Pritzker’s “Stay at Home” order
An important statement from Symphony Joliet
It is with deep sadness that we share with you the loss of a cherished Symphony Joliet guest due to COVID-19.
VIDEO: Symphony Maplecrest Helps Families Stay Connected
Maple Crest Care Center in Belvidere shut down its visiting hours for visitors, meaning its residents lost physical interaction with their families.
Feds ban most nursing home visitors in escalation of coronavirus fight
This story has been updated to reflect the most recent developments: Federal…
Visitors being turned away from Symphony Care facilities as coronavirus concerns grow
Symphony facilities in northwestern Indiana are limiting visitation to minimize the risk of Covid-19 to their guests, loved ones, and communities.
AHCA/NCAL President Mark Parkinson Talks with CCN about Limiting Covid-19
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.
Officials direct providers to limit visitor access amid coronavirus concerns; polling places moved
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.”