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New Guidance Should Relax Visitation Restrictions

New Guidance Should Relax Visitation Restrictions

New Guidance Should Relax Visitation RestrictionsMarch 23, 2021 UPDATE: Governor Phil Murphy released new instructions regarding visitation in long term care communities. These communities “should allow direct, in-person visits for residents regardless of vaccination status.” This will only apply to counties where the COVID-19 Activity Level Index is rated low to moderate. However, even in counties […]

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We Are Open and Ready to Help During COVID-19

We Are Open and Ready to Help During COVID-19

We Are Open and Ready to Help During COVID-19 The coronavirus epidemic has been devastating for citizens around the globe as they’ve dealt with lock downs, extreme sickness, and the loss of friends and family. However, for families with loved ones in any of New Jersey’s long-term care facilities, the COVID-19 epidemic has been especially […]

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You're Probably Not Suing Anyone Because Your Loved One Got COVID-19

You’re Probably Not Suing Anyone Because Your Loved One Got COVID-19

You’re Probably Not Suing Anyone Because Your Loved One Got COVID-19The population we serve is at great risk due to COVID-19, especially those who are both elderly and have some sort of pre-existing condition (or in medicalspeak, a comorbidity). We have heard any number of reports in the last weeks about the virus ravaging assisting […]

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Detecting & Preventing Burnout in Long-Term Care

Detecting & Preventing Burnout in Long-Term CarePubMed Health defines burnout as “a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work. The symptoms of burnout are similar to those of clinical depression.” American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger originally coined the term in an effort to describe a set of symptoms, which include stress-related medical […]

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2 Nursing Homes Can No Longer Hide Behind Arbitration

Nursing Homes Can No Longer Hide Behind Arbitration

​Nursing Homes Can No Longer Hide Behind Arbitration…or Can They?The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency under Health and Human Services that administers the federal side of Medicare and Medicaid regulation, has long struggled with the question of whether nursing homes and other long-term care facilities can require that disputes be submitted […]

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