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Tuesday LTC Provider Call - ALF/RC - Shared screen with speaker view
Doreen.P.Shockley
09:01
DHHS.hfaregcorrespondence@nh.gov
Kara Reynolds, DNS Bentley Commons at Bedford
10:28
I have a resident that needs to be transferred to a higher level of care. I am having issues finding a LTC facility that is accepting admissions at this time. Is there a updated list of facilities open to admissions?
Stefan
10:30
Has there been any further guidance from Public Health regarding the safety and approval of doing small group activities if outdoors, less than 10 residents, wearing masks and being spaced at least 6 feet apart? It is getting more challenging to keep up the spirits of our residents. Permission to do outside activities with those precautions would be helpful given we are in the nicer spring/summer weather. Thanks!
Lara Shea
11:25
Thoughts about taking AL residents out in mini bus? Residents wanting to get out of the building.
Meg Miller
11:48
But if we can do that why can we not do that with family visits??
Stefan
12:03
Thank you! That clarified my question!
Doreen.P.Shockley
13:26
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/long-term-care.html
Jasmine Gosselin
14:27
Many staff members in healthcare have spouses or other household members working in other facilities. If the other facility is COVID+ and your facility is negative, what are your policies in keeping your staff actively employed? Obviously depends if there has been a positive test, but assume after quarantine and negative test results.
Jennifer Massicotte
15:36
Hampshire fire did all mine with me setting them outside. when they finished they knocked and we put them all back.
Mark Queiros
17:41
still no response from state online request to have resident tested for 7 days multiple phone calls multiple emails zero response from heather mouquinn or any others ,,
Astrid & Paul Martin, Four Winds Community
17:58
I have a similar question regarding vendors coming onsite to perform annual fire alarm & sprinkler inspections. Is this currently allowable?
lcutliffe
24:52
If we have a resident that needs to leave the LTC facility for a doctor's appointment and follows all protocols - and comes back within a couple of hours - do they need to be quarantined or handled any differently than all other negative residents?
Kris Andreozzi
27:58
I asked the question last Wednesday to Dr. Talbot. If all the parties are masked, hand hygiene performed, no potential exposures. No quarantine is needed.
Cheryl
31:14
I will be answering Yes on admissions, but it "depends"....
CCournoyer
31:40
Also please list memory care to that list.
Anne Ulman
32:02
We just had 3 cases of face masks delivered which we hadn't ordered. Coming from the state/federal supplies? Is every facility receiving these?
Meg Miller
32:56
We have not had that many people seek admission. The admissions we see are more needs driven both ALU and Nursing
Kelly Adams
32:56
Anne - yes, we got a couple of cases a week or 2 ago.
Jennifer Massicotte
33:18
we received them also, it was a us govt van that delivered them, with army personal
Kailey Nowalk
33:36
Yes we received 3 cases as well!
Sarah Morazzini
33:44
Criteria-they have to be tested first for COVID and it must be negative
Cheryl
33:50
Criteria for me on admissions are: Can they maintain compliance to 14 day quarantine, a negative covid results, are they coming from a hot spot?
Kelly Adams
33:54
they need to be able to completely quarantine for 2 weeks BEFORE coming to us, and be negative
HaileyWetherbee
34:22
Requiring a neg covid, and vitals for 7 days before.
lynnburton
34:28
Negative text and able to be compliant
Woodcrest Village1
34:40
If the resident is capable of quarantining, we would accept, If the resident has been a past resident or respite resident we have known. We require a COVID test upon admission.
Kara Reynolds, DNS Bentley Commons at Bedford
34:44
We are just starting to put a plan in place to re-open to admissions. We are only taking residents from home and they will need a negative test.
CCournoyer
35:09
With the poll.... can we get location to where the admissions are being done or not.
Sarah Morazzini
35:21
We have memory care included
Kristen Schmidt
36:55
The poll doesn't collect person-specific answers
Cheryl
37:13
Memory Care: Early and Mid dementia do not grasp need for quarantine, we discovered it is just impossible to quarantine, and the facility before us tried medication to help and was ineffective, due to this experience, we will not be taking any other "memory care" residents
PF
39:20
I would be curious if you could do a pole on who is currently allowing family visits
Cheryl
39:45
Window visits, no in building
Jason Blanchette
39:59
No visits
Jasmine Gosselin
40:40
No family visits. And after Dr. Chan's guidance last week, also not allowing family members to bring residents to appointments.
Jennifer Massicotte
40:53
window visits with window open, all families have been respectful and wear masks.
Kailey Nowalk
41:22
only window visits. We are also taking residents to appointments.
Kris Andreozzi
41:28
window or virtual only. No other visits unless the resident is on hospice
Kelly Adams
42:37
window or virtual only, unless end of life (end of life only one or 2 specific visitors)
Jennifer Massicotte
43:01
no inside visits, my residents have had no outside contact except staff
Stefan
43:02
We do have two family members who obtained a doctor's order to visit for psychological reasons per the Governor's Executive Order.
Cheryl
43:31
What is the difference between an open window and visiting outside? Outside visits were discouraged by Dr Talbot
Cindy Jerome
44:03
Only outside, with masks and social distancing, and only in independent living.
Jessica Fedele
45:55
He means systems of the body
Meg Miller
48:43
Has anyone added to the admission agreement to be held harmless should a resident contract COVID=19 in their facility
Jennifer Massicotte
49:02
never thought of that.
Lisa Henderson
50:01
General PPE requests (not lab materials) NEW!Requests for PPE need to be submitted electronically. Starting today please use: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=8673This will connect you to the WebEOC Resource Center Page. Items requested through this form are: body bags, disinfectant wipes, cloth masks, face shields, gloves, goggles, gowns, hand sanitizer, N95/KN95 masks, surgical masks, thermometers. You do not need special training to access or use this form.Other PPE requestsFor all other non-testing supply or PPE requests not listed above, please use WebEOC or call the ESF8 desk at 603-223-3729.
Lisa Henderson
50:27
Testing/Lab SuppliesAccording to a health alert notice issued by the state (HAN #15) dated May 7, 2020, it stated that if facilities were having a difficult time obtaining specimen collection supplies, that they should contact the Public Health Lab. From the HAN: Facilities should continue to order specimencollection supplies (e.g. swabs, transport media) through your own purchasing mechanisms. If supplies are unavailable or difficult to obtain, please contact the NH Public Health Laboratories (PHL) to request specimen collection supplies at 603-271-4605,or email phlclinicalkitorders@dhhs.nh.gov.
Jennifer Massicotte
53:59
no, stand alone 805 and received them
Kailey Nowalk
54:12
We are not affiliated with a SNF and received 3 boxes of surgical masks
Kailey Nowalk
54:17
3 cases
Jennifer Massicotte
54:33
it was a nice suprise