LATEST NEWS

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Health Care News

Update from Administrator – June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021 Dear Families, As we continue to see diminishing COVID numbers in our state and region, we are excited to announce a new round of updated guidance from the state Department of Public Health that we have implemented at our center. This is another step in getting our center back to “normal” for… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021 Dear Families, As we continue to see diminishing COVID numbers in our state and region, we are excited to announce a new round of updated guidance from the state Department of Public Health. This is another step in getting our center back to “normal” for visitors. Please bear with us as we… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021 Dear Families, This week, we celebrate National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6th each year since 1974 and ends on May 12th, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Next week, we begin celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). This year’s theme is “Together Through the Seasons.”… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 Dear Families, We hope this email finds you healthy and as optimistic as we are about the continuing decline in COVID cases in our surrounding community. Considering these encouraging numbers, we will begin to take a slightly different approach with these weekly email updates to you, focusing more on recreation activities taking… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 Dear Families, Overall, no significant changes to our center or our visitation plans, which are based on our state’s response to the CDC and CMS guidance. Please note that over the past week, our community has seen an uptick in positive cases. We continue to monitor these numbers and urge you to… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – March 16, 2021

March 16, 2021 Dear Families, At long last – we have new guidance from the CDC on nursing home visitation! This new guidance reflects updates to address the vaccination of residents and individuals from the community, as well as the decrease in community spread and changes to visitation during an “outbreak.” While the CDC release… Continue Reading Continue reading

MA Visitation Guidelines – February 19, 2021

COVID-19 Prev ProtocolsPostVaccinationLTCFamily Comm_2.23.21 Please see the link for the Massachusetts Visitation Guidelines for February 19, 2021 https://athenahealthcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/COVID-19-Prev-ProtocolsPostVaccinationLTCFamily-Comm_2.23.21.pdf… Continue reading

Update from Administrator – February 12, 2021

February 12, 2020 Dear Families, As always, we hope this letter finds you safe and healthy as we begin the New Year Our current facility status is Covid-19 negative As you know by now, our staff and residents have completed two COVID-19 vaccination clinics, with the majority of our eligible staff and residents now having… Continue Reading Continue reading