Finally! HHS to Fund Assisted Living Testing

Angie Szumlinski Announcements, Health

FINALLY HHS has announced funding for private pay assisted living facilities! As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, private pay communities can apply for Provider Relief Fund dollars by going to the appropriate PRF portal and completing the required application. This process is part of the Phase 2 distribution, and assisted living payments will be …

ALF Providers- Last Chance!

Angie Szumlinski News

On Friday, July 31st, NCAL issued a reminder to assisted living providers urging them to submit their information to be considered for possible CARES Act Provider Relief Funds. While these funds are not guaranteed, providing your facility’s information will ensure you have your best chance at securing funds if this distribution happens. Please read their notice below, and submit your …

COVID-19 and Assisted Living

Angie Szumlinski Health

We have all been inundated with COVID-19 and the impact it has had on our country and worldwide. However, one area that has been overlooked to some degree has been the assisted living world. In a recent article published in Medscape Nurses, they discussed why more information and guidelines haven’t been available to this sector of senior living when you …

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NHSN – What About ALF?

Angie Szumlinski Announcements, News

During this time of fear, anxiety and pain, we are also faced with making decisions that could impact the future of assisted living. We continue to actively focus on caring for our residents who are at high risk for infection while also protecting our staff and providing a safe work environment for them. Most assisted living centers are not prepared …