COVID-19: Troubleshooting issues with room isolation and restriction of visitors (part 2)

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CDC recommended that the residents eat in their rooms. This was a problem for one of my units with a large dementia population. One resident was so distraught that she couldn't go out of her room that she threw her food on the floor and also did end … Continue reading COVID-19: Troubleshooting issues with room isolation and restriction of visitors (part 2)

COVID-19: Troubleshooting issues with room isolation and restriction of visitors (part 1)

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, the CDC recommended that residents at nursing facilities have meals in their rooms and that they do not have visitors. This also included having family members and friends bring in food. This had been going on since mid-march 2020. What I didn't realize was that there were some residents … Continue reading COVID-19: Troubleshooting issues with room isolation and restriction of visitors (part 1)