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COVID-19 Survivors: Are you Ready & Willing to Care for These Patients?

Posted on: May 29, 2020

It is estimated that at least 700,000 COVID-19 survivors will require post-acute care after hospital discharge.  Individuals that survive critical COVID-19 illness are facing serious impairments. They may have profound weakness, deconditioning, delirium, postural instability, decreased lung capacity and significant functional deficits. These individuals require rehabilitation in a post-acute setting to improve functional status prior to returning back to normal life. 

Are you ready and willing to care for these patients? 

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Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus

HealthPRO® Heritage Joins ICAA Task Force to Lead Senior Living Transformation after COVID-19

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Industry thought leaders and key stakeholders to convene on May 27 and May 28, 2020 to chart a path forward for North America's senior living industry.

May 27, 2020 – HealthPRO® Heritage joins more than 160 industry thought leaders to provide guidance for communities throughout North America as they prepare to emerge from a period of quarantine and plan for a new post-COVID era.

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Tags: skilled nursing facility, Active Aging, Rehab Services, senior living, COVID-19

Pediatrics Virtual & Telehealth Services

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Few events in this century have changed the world. COVID-19 has essentially taken every idea of routine and habit that we have all known so well, picked them up, spun them around, and let go, letting all the pieces land where they may, changing every aspect of the world we know.

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Tags: COVID-19, Pediatrics, Teletherapy, Virtual Therapy, Telehealth

Better Hearing & Speech Month: Recognizing Innovative SLPS

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Speech Language Pathology is Making a Difference... One Word at a Time!
Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) represent the hope that still glimmers. Amidst our current public health emergency, SLPs' commitment to resident safety and well-being – through effective speech and language treatments, cognitive-communication strategies, and practical solutions for swallowing disorders – are truly extraordinary.

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Tags: speech therapy, Speech Language Pathology, SLP, bhsm

A Clinical Reboot for Senior Living Communities

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The Buzz:
The Senior Living industry is eyeing a likely paradigm shift in light of the COVID-19 pandemic: The need for more robust clinical resources and innovative programming for the millions of seniors aging in place in assisted living, independent living and memory care communities nationwide.

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Tags: Senior Living Community, COVID-19

What is an Infection Preventionist?

Posted on: May 8, 2020

An Infection Preventionist is a Registered Nurse who is an expert in the policies, procedures, and practices related to pathogen transmission and antibiotic tracking. Count on these specially-trained nurses to:

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Tags: COVID-19, infection prevention