State officials plan to use “hotspot” teams used successfully in Lakewood in October to combat the second wave of the coronavirus in New Jersey.
The first bill requires minimum direct care staff-to-resident ratios in New Jersey long-term care facilities, while the second law mandates long-term care facilities to institute policies to prevent social isolation of residents.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law four measures that lawmakers believe will improve long-term care facilities that were at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic.
Four bills aimed at strengthening New Jersey’s long-term care facilities against future viral outbreaks have advanced in the state Assembly.
The state Legislature continued a series of hearings on the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities, which included a review of nearly a dozen bills aimed at strengthening the system against future outbreaks.
New Jersey state officials have unveiled steps for nursing homes and long-term care facilities to safely reopen to visitors and resume normal activities.
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and State Sen. Joseph Vitale introduced a comprehensive package of bills in response to Manatt Health’s review of the state’s long-term care facilities and their response to COVID-19.
New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli gave an update on how her department has implemented recommendations from the Manatt Health report.
New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) Commissioner Judith Persichilli gave an update on how her department has implemented recommendations from the Manatt Health report the state received in June.
The state Legislature recently kicked off a series of hearings on the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities.
The impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey’s senior population, and in particular residents of nursing homes, is spurring legislative efforts from four Assembly Democrats.
New Jersey’s Department of Health released the rules for outdoor dining in the state starting June 15.
Gov. Phil Murphy and the state’s Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli plan to implement a series of recommendations and actions from Manatt Health’s review to address systemic challenges at New Jersey’s long-term care facilities shown during the coronavirus pandemic and help reduce impacts of future outbreaks.