Advocates wrote to the state Department of Public Health urging the agency to allow more in-person visits at nursing homes.
Analyzing Connecticut’s response to COVID-19 in nursing homes in anticipation of a second wave
Nursing home executives said increased testing, a 1,200-bed alternative recovery center, and more PPE are needed for second COVID wave.
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Nursing homes caring for COVID-19 patients on brink of catastrophe if state doesn’t act, industry leaders warn
The pandemic has Connecticut’s nursing homes days away from catastrophe, leaders warned, and a 10% rate increase won’t prevent that.
Connecticut nursing home workers on coronavirus: ‘We need a better plan in place’
Chelsea Daniels, a licensed practical nurse at Fresh River Healthcare in East Windsor and member of health care union SEIU 1199, says she’s concerned about how nursing homes will prevention coronavirus infection. Adalis Martinez isn’t eating out as much these days. She also doesn’t spend too much time in stores. And she’s washing her hands […]