Nursing home providers may see tougher infection-control standards thanks to provisions of a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus congressional deal formed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Providers are calling a decision that allows some patients to appeal their observation stay designations “an important win and positive step” forward for long-term care residents.
Staff members at an Illinois nursing home are keeping residents’ spirits high during the coronavirus pandemic by hosting a themed spirit week.
A registered nurse at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, Wash., said her sickest COVID-19 patients all had red-shadowed eyes.
Based on the latest figures from the World Health Organization, long-term care providers may continue to confront an uptick in positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
Many New York long-term care providers and relatives are in a heightened state of anxiety as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state exceeded 25,000.
Red eyes in nursing home residents may be a telltale sign of coronavirus, according to a nurse on the front lines at a Washington state skilled nursing facility.