Using the CMS Guidance to Open Nursing Home Doors

Source: Consumer Voice and NORC

Published: 2021

Summary:

In this conversation with Consumer Voice learn about how residents, families, and advocates can use guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to facilitate in-person visitation. While the new guidance expands visitation, many residents and families still have questions and concerns. After providing a brief overview of the CMS guidance, we discuss several of the most common issues, including strategies and tips for applying the guidance to help open nursing home doors. This conversation also covers the recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that limits when residents should be quarantined.

 

Link: Using the CMS Guidance to Open Nursing Home Doors

Topics: Advocacy, Caregiving, COVID-19, Long-term Care

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Community

Level: Basic, Intermediate

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