CMS Issues Alert with Recommendations to Long-Term Care Residents and Their Families

By Cherrie Nutley, SWODA Ombudsman Supervisor — The holidays have begun and for many of us they look very differently from years past. For those of us who have loved ones in long-term care facilities, the holidays really bring home to us the feeling of separation. Hard to imagine exactly how the residents are feeling, but I do know from visiting with them that they are feeling lonesome and need to be reminded that they are thought of and thought of often! With COVID-19 rates increasing throughout the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging all…

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