Waveny LifeCare Network COVID-19 Daily Update for Residents, Patients, and Families
Taking strong clinical countermeasures against COVID-19 has enhanced our Patients’ and Residents’ care and recovery, and minimize future COVID-19 risk in our community. To that end, the individualized Care Plans implemented by Waveny LifeCare Network’s direct-care professionals are a critical function that have allowed us to:
1. Improve Patient and Resident well-being and potential for recovery; and, 2. Increase the number of Patient conversions from positive to negative COVID-19 test results.
The Village There are no status changes to report for our Residents, they continue to rest comfortably under continued close observation.
Care Center One Patient re-admitted from the hospital, and another patient presented with high Immunoglobulin G serum antibody (IgG) levels.
The Inn The Inn continues to have no positive cases of COVID-19. Waveny Home Care No changes to report related to Home Care division clients. The Home Care Division will continue to assist local hospitals and healthcare providers in the home recuperation of their patients and residents.
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.
Changes in the Number of Confirmed and Presumed Positive COVID-19 Cases of Residents/Patients Currently Residing within Waveny: 0 Village (Memory Care): 0 Care Center (Full Skilled Nursing): 0 (Net 0 - one Patient re-admission and one and one high IgG antibody test result)
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: -1 Village: 0 Care Center: -1 (net of hospital re-admission and higher IgG result) Home Care: 0 Employees: 0
Each day the Waveny team continues to strictly enforce the clinical, operational, and regulatory measures that protect our Residents’ and Patients’ well-being and recovery through stringent prevention, testing and care.
We greatly appreciate our families’ need to be in close communication and engagement with us. Please continue to keep each other in your thoughts and prayers, and we will continue to honor our commitment to do our very best to earn your support and understanding.
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 or questions.
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