April 22, 2020

daily communications

April 22, 2020
6:15PM

Waveny LifeCare Network COVID-19 Daily Update
for Residents, Patients, and Families

With so much being reported about COVID 19, we feel it is important to provide you with ongoing updates on the current situation at Waveny LifeCare Network. Many of our families are understandably anxious about the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and our team continues to apply incredible focus and determination to protect the health, safety and peace of mind of our residents, patients and families. Thank you for your ongoing support, feedback and engagement with us.

Aggregate data can be found at: www.waveny.org/daily-statistics

The Village
There were no changes among Village residents’ status or conditions.

Care Center
Two patients tested positive, one Care Center patient currently at the hospital who is resting comfortably there, and one patient currently in the Care Center who is in recovery.   We also received results on two other tests which came back negative.

The Inn
The Inn continues to have no positive cases of COVID-19.

Waveny Home Care

No changes to report for our Waveny Home Care division. They continue to provide support to our community residents in their homes in a safe, preventive manner including their use of PPE.

Below is Today’s Daily Update, which reflects only the changes from yesterday’s information as it relates to the COVID-19 virus and Waveny’s patients, residents, and caregiver status.

Data:

Changes in the Number of Confirmed and Presumed Positive COVID-19 Cases of Residents/Patients Currently Residing within Waveny: 1
Village (Memory Care): 0  
Care Center (Full Skilled Nursing): 1            

Changes in the Number of Confirmed and Presumed Positive COVID-19 Cases of Residents/Patients Currently Hospitalized: 1

Changes in the Number of COVID-related Deaths (confirmed and presumed): 0
Village: 0
Care Center: 0                            

Changes in the Number of Employees who are COVID-19 Positive or Presumed Positive: 0
Employees with Direct Care: 0            
Employees with Non-Direct Care: 0

Changes in the Total of ALL Confirmed and Presumed COVID-19 Cases of Residents, Patients, and Employees: 2                                                                
Village: 0  
Care Center: 2  One new positive test at hospital, one in the Care Center
Home Care: 0
Employees: 0  

Comments:  

The impact of the coronavirus is nothing like our organization and community has experienced before.   Please know that each day we are making our absolute best efforts to take the utmost precautionary care and safety measures to return us to normalcy. We are both deeply saddened by the burden this places on our families, and take solace in the fact that as a community with your support, we remain interconnected and interdependent to overcome this challenge.

Our clinical, operational and executive teams will continue to collaborate closely with local hospitals, public health authorities, clinicians and other key stakeholders, and continues to enforce maximum vigilance and preventive measures.

Your nursing supervisor will have specific medical details on your family member. Please continue to reach out to them on clinical issues and to me on non-clinical issues. We will continue to provide consistent written communications during this pandemic, and we greatly appreciate your ongoing support and understanding.

#WavenyStrong

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