COVID-19 Updates and Information

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

COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Resource Library of Executive Orders, Guidance, Policy, and Information

Ombudsman Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

DHHS Epidemic Orders related to Long Term Care

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Governor's Executive Orders related to Long Term Care - Rescinded