Nursing Homes and Coronavirus Prevention

Posted by LTCS on March 6, 2020

Protocols for the prevention of Coronavirus infections in Nursing Homes have been outlined by CMS.

Infection control issues and other health and safety threats will be the exclusive focus of state survey facility inspections for some time.

CMS is directing all facilities to immediately review all of their infection control procedures to ensure compliance with CMS requirements and CDC guidelines.

CMS Plan for Coronavirus Prevention in Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Survey Changes and Coronavirus

CDC Strategies for Preventing Spread of Coronavirus in Nursing Homes