COVID-19 Updates and Information
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Long Term Care Ombudsman Resources
1st Wednesday COVID-19 Calls
Join us the 1st Wednesday as we answer questions about COVID-19 in long term care facilities.
Visiting Loved Ones in a Nursing Home
May 21, 2021 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities - Rescission of March 17, 2021. Please click here to view the update from the Michigan.gov website. Press Release: CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance with Revised Visitation Recommendations, read the full press release here and view the graphic in English and Spanish.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Guide for Resuming In-person Visits
Click here to download the guide.
Ombudsman Services During COVID-19 Pandemic
MLTCOP Questions & Answers from COVID Calls:
COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Resource
Click here to view COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Resource: Library of Executive Orders, Guidance, Policy, and Information
DHHS Epidemic Orders related to Long Term Care
- July 27, 2021 - Residential Care Facilities Order Guidance
- April 27, 2021 - Nursing Home Visitation - COVID-19
- March 2, 2021 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities Rescission of December 8, 2020 Order.
- October 28, 2020 - Testing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Homes for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities: Epidemic Order Infographic
State and Federal Guidelines
State of Michigan (LARA) - Federal Certification
Please click here to view details on the State of Michigan website.
Governor's Executive Orders related to Long Term Care
Please click here to view Guidance for Quarantine and Testing.
Consumer Voice Resources
Action Alert: The Louder our voice, the Stronger our advocacy.
Attention Families and Residents looking to advocate for changes to visitation. Click here to view the Consumer Voice website to see what's scheduled and how you can be involved as we approach the one-year mark of visitations being banned. Please click here to view the Update on Nursing Home Visitation Rally and Webinar scheduled for March 12, 2021.
Essential Caregivers Coalition
Please click here to visit the website.
Michigan Caregivers for Compromise: Because isolation kills too!
Please click here to visit their Facebook page.