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Arbors of Hop Brook; Manchester, Connecticut Words of gratitude and recognition can go a long way in these difficult times to show appreciation for the many heroes keeping residents safe. Chanté Drasdis, Executive Director at Arbors of Hop Brook decided to do this by sharing a message of thanks extended to staff, residents, and resident family members filled with pictures …

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Allie Jennings and Rachel Leonard PRESCOTT, Wis. — High school seniors across the United States have had to sacrifice their senior experiences. Canceled graduation ceremonies graduation parties, proms, and more have all cast a dark cloud over the class of 2020. Two seniors from Prescott, Wisconsin, however, refused to let Covid-19 steal their joy on Prom Day! Allie Jennings and …

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Puzzle of Positivity In these trying times, Rose Lane Home in Loup City, Nebraska has chosen to focus on optimism and teamwork to bring light to their facility. Their home office has diligently worked to make this experience the best it can possibly be, and added in some fun and creativity whenever they could. One of their inventions has been …

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Photoshoots for Loved Ones Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls, Iowa has been deeply considerate of the effect new visitation limits has had on both residents and family. The ‘outside world’ has worked hard to make them feel thought of and loved, with family members sending increased amounts of mail and even kids from the community giving homemade cards and …

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Ganton Senior Communities (Battle Creek, MI) Many senior living communities are coming up with creative ways to keep their inter-generational connections strong during this time. Our feautured HealthCap Hero, the team at Ganton Senior Communities in Battle Creek, MI, is making it a top priority to keep kids engaged with their residents! Many residents at this facility and local students …

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Staying Engaged While Social Distancing Staff at Reflections Memory Care in Battle Creek, Michigan have been hard at work keeping their residents busy, and their heroic efforts are not going unnoticed! The facility’s life enrichment team has kept residents engaged in a multitude of ways, and we applaud them for their creativity. While this is undeniably a team effort, there …

COVID-19 Testing Consent

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As we begin testing our residents, we should obtain consent from them. Here is a consent form you can use as a template for your facility: https://80fee2ec951e17a2efc9-3f722877eef59cb04cbb76e3d9907237.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/hcrmi_b900803b8b9d2083ce294ceeddb63a93.pdf

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When posting facility data In this time of ever-changing rules and regulations, providers are now responsible for posting facility data on the CDC/NHSN website. This data may be used to determine when and if an infection control survey should be initiated, how much PPE is being utilized, how much PPE will be needed, how you are doing with staffing, etc. …

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Parade Celebrating Friendship When Pleasant View Health Care Center in Barberton, Ohio originally paired with local high school students, it was supposed to be a short senior project. Little did they know, it would turn into so much more. More than a dozen high school seniors from the Four Cities Compact (Barberton, Norton, Copley and Wadsworth) enrolled in the Advancement …

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COVID-19 Acknowledgement Liability Waiver

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When admitting new residents when you have active cases of COVID-19 in your facility, it’s a good idea to have the resident sign an acknowledgment and liability waiver. Here is a template from our Resource and Education Center that you can use and customize to your facility: https://80fee2ec951e17a2efc9-3f722877eef59cb04cbb76e3d9907237.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/hcrmi_db55a41ff546ace084d74727e815c888.pdf