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COVID-19 Resource Round-Up: Visitation Toolkit

On October 14, 2020 by Terri Foley

To help members operationalize Monday’s release of MDH guidance for visitation in Assisted Living and HWS settings and CMS visitation guidance in memorandum QSO-20-39-NH,

New Visitation Guidance for Nursing Homes and HWS/AL Takes Effect October 17

On October 14, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

Both nursing homes and housing with services/assisted living settings will be hard at work this week preparing for implementation of new visitation guidance that takes for effect for both of these provider groups this Saturday, Oct. 17.

Guidance for Temporary Tent Structures and Clear Dividers for LTC Visitation

On September 30, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today released guidance on the use of temporary tent structures and clear dividers for purposes of visitation, which will be helpful for both nursing homes and housing with services/assisted living communities.

MDH, Providers Weigh Impact of CMS Revised Visitation Guidance

On September 23, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

In recognition of the physical and emotional toll that separation from family and other loved ones has taken on residents, CMS has issued

MDH Releases Visitation Modification Guidance Effective 8/29/20

On August 12, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

This week the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released long-awaited recommendations on modifying visitation policies in aging services settings. The recommendations are effective August 29, 2020 and apply both to nursing homes and housing with services/assisted living settings.
 

MDH Releases Essential Caregiver Guidance

On July 15, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) last week released new guidance that allows the designation of an Essential Caregiver for residents of nursing homes and assisted living. This guidance represents the next interim step in encouraging safe and responsible visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

MDH Advances Work on Reopening Recommendations

On July 8, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) continues to work on recommendations for nursing homes and housing with services/assisted living settings to modify general visitation, but there still is not a firm timeline for release of those recommendations. 

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