Assisted Living and Personal Care News

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07/07/2020
DOH released information for visitors to long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, personal care homes, and assisted living residences. 
07/07/2020
PA Department of Health releases PA HAN 513 relating to changing COVID-19 epidemiology....
07/07/2020
DOH added guidance to the message board about post-mortem handling....
07/07/2020

Providers can access additional information on testing and reopening using these resouces. 

07/07/2020

DHS shared resources for PCH/ALR in complying with the universal testing mandate. 

07/07/2020
CARES Act funding was allocated in Act 24 for a variety of long-term care providers.
06/30/2020
PCHs and ALRs are required to test all residents and staff to comply with Secretary Levine's order.
06/30/2020

Guidance from DHS was updated....

06/23/2020
OLTL is preparing for CARES Act Funds distribution as one-time payments to PCHs and ALRs.
06/23/2020
PCH/ALR must complete the spreadsheet to ensure accurate public reporting.
06/12/2020

DHS expects to be in touch soon regarding CARES Act payments.  

06/12/2020

PCHs/ALRs must report results for ALL testing, both negative and positive in the spreadsheet.

06/12/2020

DHS BHSL announced the option to complete all 24 hours of continuing education online for the current training year.

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