LATEST NEWS

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Health Care News

Update from Administrator – May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021 Dear Crestfield Families, We hope this week’s weather forecast remains true – as warmer days are ahead of us. This means more time outside in the fresh air for our residents! We encourage you to take advantage of the weather and schedule an outside visit with your loved one if possible. By… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator- May 10, 2021

May 11, 2021 Dear Crestfield Families, This week, we celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). This year’s theme is “Together Through the Seasons.” NSNCW began on Sunday, May 9, Mother’s Day and runs through May 15. The theme will honor the collaborative commitment of our staff in providing compassionate care… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021 Dear Crestfield Families, This week, we celebrate National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6th each year since 1974 and ends on May 12th, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Next week, we begin celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). This year’s theme is “Together Through the… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021 Dear Crestfield Families, Here we are, another week closer to warmer, spring-like weather. Great news for us all to get back outside and enjoy the fresh air and some sunshine. As we have mentioned before in these updates, our outside visits remain the recommended means of visitation for nursing home residents and… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 Dear Families, We hope this email finds you healthy and as optimistic as we are about the continuing decline in COVID cases in our surrounding community. Considering these encouraging numbers, we will begin to take a slightly different approach with these weekly email updates to you, focusing more on recreation activities taking… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Adminsitrator – April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 Dear Families, Overall, no significant changes to our center or our visitation plans, which are based on our state’s response to the CDC and CMS guidance. Please note that over the past week, our community has seen an uptick in positive cases. We continue to monitor these numbers and urge you to… Continue Reading Continue reading

Administrator Message: 3/17/21

March 17, 2021 Dear Families, At long last – we have new guidance from the CDC on nursing home visitation! This new guidance reflects updates to address the vaccination of residents and individuals from the community, as well as the decrease in community spread and changes to visitation during an “outbreak.” While the CDC release… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – March 9, 2021

March 09, 2021 Dear Families, It looks like we will see an early burst of spring this week. Our goal is to get everyone some fresh air and sunshine this week! Crestfield’ s current COVID status is positive on our Positive COVID Unit. Our other units are recovered/negative COVID units. As you well know, this… Continue Reading Continue reading