Join us the 1st and 3rd Wednesday as we answer questions about COVID-19 in long term care facilities
CMS Urging Nursing Homes to Follow Established COVID Guidelines This Holiday Season: Please click here to visit the CMS.gov website.
MDHHS issues Thanksgiving guidance for vulnerable populations: Please click here to view the guidance.
Companion Pet Adoption Project - The MLTCOP received a grant from the Aging and Adult Services Agency (AASA) to provide animatronic companion pets to nursing home residents. The goal of the project is to help reduce the loneliness and isolation residents are feeling by adopting a companion pet. Nursing homes interested in participating should review this video to learn more about the resident criteria and the process to participate.
Frequently Asked Questions: Nursing Homes and COVID-19
- Master List with Table of Content
- November 9, 2020 - MDHHS Residential Care Facility COVID-19 Response
- October 21, 2020
- October 14, 2020
- October 7, 2020
- September 30, 2020
- September 16, 2020
- August 19, 2020
- August 12, 2020
- July 29, 2020
- July 22, 2020
- July 15, 2020
- July 1, 2020
- June 24, 2020
- June 17, 2020
- June 10, 2020
- June 3, 2020
- May 27, 2020
- May 20, 2020
- May 13, 2020
- May 6, 2020
- April 29, 2020
DHHS Epidemic Orders related to Long Term Care
- October 21, 2020 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities: Epidemic Order Infographic, Epidemic Order Special Cases Grid, and the Epidemic Order FAQ.
- October 28, 2020 - Testing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Homes for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities: Epidemic Order Infographic
Sara Slocum, Co-Director, Altarum to Improve Eldercare, ALTARUM: Experiences of the Nursing Home Residents During the Pandemic
Governor's Executive Orders related to Long Term Care - Rescinded