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  • Gov. Wolf announces three-step plan to ease restrictions at long-term care facilities

    06/29/2020 4:16:24 AM PDT · by lightman · 20 replies
    wgal ^ | 28 June A.D. 2020 | WGAL News8
    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Human Services issued updated guidance to ease restrictions at long-term care facilities (LCTFs). The plan will allow nursing homes, personal care homes, assisted living residences and private intermediate care facilities to safely resume activities, visitation, and other events for residents. Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said, “We developed this guidance through collective input from residents and families, stakeholders, academia and facility representatives to allow safe visitations with strong public health measures to balance the mental and physical well-being of Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable residents. We will continue to work with and...
  • Feds count nearly 26K nursing home deaths from coronavirus, report says

    06/01/2020 11:36:30 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 01 2020 | Bruce Golding
    The federal government’s first tally of nursing-home deaths from the coronavirus shows nearly 26,000 fatalities nationwide — and that doesn’t even include all of them, according to a new report. A letter sent to state governors said at least 25,923 residents of nursing homes have been killed by COVID-19, ABC News reported. In addition, at least 449 nursing home staffers have died of the disease, according to the Sunday letter from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • This Wonderful 20 Year Old Went Around Delivering Pound Cakes To The Elderly, So Why Was He Jailed?

    06/01/2020 9:33:55 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | June 1, 2020 | Tommy Sotomayor
    This Wonderful 20 Year Old Went Around Delivering Pound Cakes To The Elderly, So Why Was He Jailed?
  • Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control_(member, member the virus?)

    05/31/2020 10:41:44 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 24 replies
    apnews ^ | 6/1/2020 | By MIKE STOBBE
    Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement’s response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally getting underway. Health experts need newly infected people to remember and recount everyone they’ve interacted with over several days in order to alert others who may have been exposed, and prevent them from spreading the disease further. But that process, known as contact tracing, relies on people knowing who they’ve been in contact with — a daunting task if they’ve been...
  • Man charged with assault, larceny in beating of 75-year-old at nursing home

    05/24/2020 11:39:13 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 71 replies
    xwyz.com ^ | 5/24/2020 | wxyz.com
    DETROIT (WXYZ) — Jaden Hayden, 20, of Ypsilanti, has been charged with two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and larceny in connection to the beating of a 75-year-old nursing home patient in Detroit. The assault was captured on video by the alleged suspect. “The alleged actions of this defendant are truly and uniquely disturbing," said Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. "We must be able to trust our loved ones in specialty care facilities. I truly hope that the facts of this case are one of a kind”, said Prosecutor Worthy." The incident happened Friday, May...
  • New Disturbing Details Emerge In Case Of Elderly Man Who Was Beaten At Michigan Nursing Home

    05/24/2020 8:21:07 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 55 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 5/23/2020 | Ryan Saavedra
    The father of the 20-year-old man who allegedly beat an elderly man in a Michigan nursing home last week, which went viral this week after video of the alleged incident was viewed millions of times on social media, says that his son was not supposed to be at the nursing home, but was taken there because he tested positive for the coronavirus. Police are now also reportedly investigating whether the suspect beat an elderly woman. The father told FOX 2 Detroit that his son has “mental issues” and that he was at a group home last week where he was...
  • Turning nursing homes into extermination sites: the Gretchen factor

    05/24/2020 9:06:24 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 36 replies
    americanthinker ^ | May 23, 2020 | J.R. Dunn
    We’re finally getting a clear picture of exactly how the beating of a 75-year-old nursing home patient by a man nearly one-quarter his age came about. And boy, it is a shocker. It turns out that victim and perp were sent to the Westwood Nursing Center in Detroit due to the fact that both were suffering from COVID. The older man, an Army vet, was snatched from his apartment and dumped in the nursing home without any notification of his relatives, who then spent a considerable amount of time looking for him, to no avail. As for the younger man,...
  • Father of 20-year-old patient who beat elderly man at Detroit nursing home says son shouldn't have been there

    05/22/2020 9:24:45 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 66 replies
    Fox 2 Detroit ^ | 5/22/2020 | Fox 2 Detroit
    The video of a 20-year-old brutally beating an elderly patient at a Detroit nursing home has gotten national attention - and even the President has weighed in. Now police are investigating a possible second incident caught on camera while the young man's father says there's more to the story. The 20-year-old, who FOX 2 is not identifying as he has not yet been charged with a crime, was on video beating an elderly patient at Westwood Nursing Center earlier this week. The violent video is incredibly difficult to watch for most - including the father of the younger man, who...
  • Detroit police make arrest after nursing home assault video surfaces

    05/22/2020 9:16:49 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 27 replies
    Click on Detroit ^ | 05 21 2020 | Staff
    (Proof reader needed) Detroit police announced they had made an arrest just hours after video of an elderly man being beaten in a Metro Detroit nursing home had surfaced. The video is hard to watch, a 75-year-old -man being punched repeatedly by another patient who appeared to be videoing the beating himself. Local4 has chosen to blur and stop the image. But the disturbing assault continues for almost another minute, until the elderly man begins to bleed. Online there was outrage. Dozens of people saying they were shocked. One woman on twitter asking “How can you do this? I feel...
  • Nursing Home/Long Term Care deaths by state

    05/22/2020 5:44:32 AM PDT · by Dana1960 · 27 replies
    pdf ^ | ongoing | kerpen & nosmhnmh
    This is a record of nursing home and long term facility deaths from covid-19, state by state. Save it: updated daily
  • Michigan care home patient, 75, brutally beaten in attack caught on video; Trump reacts (graphic warning)

    05/22/2020 12:10:37 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    A shocking video surfacing Thursday showed a 75-year-old Michigan care home patient being beaten in a brutal, bloody attack. Reports of the beating, at the Westwood Nursing Center in Detroit, drew a response from President Trump, who reacted on Twitter. “Is this even possible to believe? Can this be real?” the president wrote. “Where is this nursing home, how is the victim doing?”
  • SHOCK VIDEO — Nursing home aide brutally beats patients with blows to the head

    05/21/2020 3:42:08 PM PDT · by rxsid · 105 replies
    citizenfreepress.com ^ | 05.21.2020 | Kane
    SHOCK VIDEO — Nursing home aide brutally beats patients with blows to the headYoutube has scrubbed the site clean of this video. There were ten copies an hour ago, and now all have been deleted. Jadon Hayden of Detroit, employed at Saints Incorporated Disability Group Home, Wayne, MI beats up an elderly man and woman and films it. An arrest has reportedly been made…
  • More New Yorkers Died from Governor Cuomo’s Coronavirus Nursing Home Policy than Died on 9/11

    05/21/2020 6:15:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    GP ^ | 05/21/20 | Joe Hoft
    What a disaster!  The actions of New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo have led to thousands of coronavirus deaths in the state.   It was New York state policy to put the sick patients back in the nursing home.More people died in nursing homes in New York, due to Governor Cuomo’s policies, than died on 9/11.  According to NBC News, New York’s policies for nursing homes required the homes to take in individuals that had the coronavirus: The coronavirus patients began arriving the last week of March, transferred to the Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center under a New York state mandate requiring nursing homes to...
  • Cuomo says "nobody" should be prosecuted for deaths caused by coronavirus (press conference)

    05/17/2020 5:53:08 PM PDT · by matt04 · 73 replies
    YouTube Video of press conference
  • FOX 26 gets unprecedented access to Texas' 1st nursing home to treat COVID-19 with Hydroxychloroquine (More anecdotal success stories)

    05/02/2020 6:40:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    FOX 7 Austin ^ | 05/02/2020 | Randy Wallace
    TEXAS CITY, Texas - "This is an experience of a lifetime," said Dr. Robin Armstrong. "This is something we will probably never experience again." Dr. Armstrong and others at the Resort at Texas City Nursing home knew time wasn't on their side. "Two of our residents had symptoms and that's when we tested everybody," said nursing home Executive Director Jan Piveral. 56 residents and 33 staff members were COVID-19 positive. "Our Goal was to make sure we could shelter them in place so we don't spread it to other people," Armstrong said. "Then also at the same time treat them...
  • 80 Patients and Staff Members Come Down with Coronavirus at Texas Nursing Home – Hydroxychloroquine Treatment Saves All But 1 Patient

    05/02/2020 1:42:17 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 72 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | May 1, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Never forget that Dr. Fauci and the liberal media continues to cast doubt on this widely successful treatment for coronavirus. A nursing home in Texas has a hopeful story for those suffering with coronavirus. The Resort at Texas nursing home had an outbreak of coronavirus that infected 56 residents and 33 staff members. Dr. Robin Armstrong immediately administered hydroxychloroquine to the residents and staff members along with Zpac and Zinc. Only one nursing home patient died since the doctor prescribed the hydroxychloroquine. 55 made it. This drug is having amazing success treating the coronavirus. But the liberal media would rather...
  • Cuomo, de Blasio face scrutiny for botched nursing home response, desperate requests were ignored

    04/26/2020 6:59:49 AM PDT · by McGruff · 37 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | April 25, 2020 | Vivek Saxena
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who already face criticism for leading what some have described as the worst, most botched response to the coronavirus crisis, now face even more scrutiny over allegations health officials took no action after being warned that a nursing home was being overwhelmed and needed some patients to be transferred elsewhere. According to multiple investigations, administrators at the nursing home in question, Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill Health Center, sent desperate emails to state Health Department officials in early April asking if some patients could be transferred to one of...
  • Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus nursing home policy proves tragic: Goodwin

    04/23/2020 4:20:31 PM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies
    nypost ^ | 4/23/2020 | MICHAEL GOODWIN
    The letter was heartbreaking as it recounted the death of an 88-year-old woman in a New York nursing home. But it was also angry and accurate about a strange New York policy that is ­fatally wrongheaded. “I am wondering who will hold Gov. Cuomo accountable for the deaths of so many older people due to his reckless decision to place covid19 patients in nursing and rehabilitation homes,” the letter began. “I am writing as a daughter who lost her beautiful 88 year old mother who was receiving physical therapy at one such facility.” The writer, Arlene Mullin, went on to...
  • Yikes: NY Policy Has Required People Who Tested Positive for Wuhan Coronavirus to Be Admitted Into Nursing Homes

    04/23/2020 3:05:36 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 37 replies
    redstate ^ | April 23, 2020 | Nick Arama
    One of the most at-risk populations when it comes to the Wuhan coronavirus are those in nursing homes. The first place we really became aware of the virus in this country was at a nursing home in the state of Washington, The Life Center in Kirkland, where there were 3 deaths from the virus before March 11. Since then, at least 24 others have died there. Governments seem to have grasped that the elderly are most at risk from the virus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo even named his stay-at-home order after his own mother, Matilda ­Cuomo, because he wanted to emphasize...
  • Inside the troubled nursing home where 70 died and body bags piled up[NJ]

    04/19/2020 5:07:44 PM PDT · by Theoria · 31 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 19 April 2020 | Tracey Tully, Brian M. Rosenthal, Matthew Goldstein and Robert Gebeloff
    When the coronavirus outbreak hit one of the largest and most troubled nursing homes in the Northeast, coughing and feverish residents were segregated into a wing known as South 2. The sick quickly filled the beds there, so another wing, West 3, was also turned into a quarantine ward.But the virus kept finding frail and older residents, and one culprit became clear: The workers themselves were likely spreading it as they moved between rooms and floors, outfitted with little or no protective equipment.The nursing home, Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center II in Andover, N.J., which has 543 beds, was chronically...