Mark Parkinson, President of the National Center for Assisted Living and the American Health Care Association (NCAL/AHCA), shares recommendations for minimizing the spread of the Covid-19 virus; limit visitation to nursing homes and assisted living centers.
Debra Meade, CEO of Health Management and AHCH board chair: “We are getting overwhelmingly positive remarks from families thanking us for taking the initiative to keep their family members, which was very encouraging.”
Symphony Care Network, which operates senior-care facilities throughout the Region, has opted for a hardline approach to the challenge faced by all health care providers of protecting patients against the growing threat of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the coronavirus.
The Symphony Care Network organization works in careful accordance with CMS guidelines to protect those in our centers and in our communities who are most vulnerable to the serious hazard of contracting the Covid-19 virus.
The Governor of Illinois, J.D. Pritzker, has issued a State of Emergency in Illinois. The decision to do so was made so that the state can receive more funding and resources to support the containment of the Covid-19 outbreak.