As COVID-19 accelerates, nursing home visiting restrictions have isolated residents from their loved ones and increased pressures on facility operators and health care practitioners.  While the coronavirus is a physical health illness, it has significant mental health implications. The uncertainty posed by a public health emergency can cause stress and anxiety among many individuals.

Treating elderly residents “in-place” has never been more relevant to all than right now!  To meet patient demands and facility compliance, Thrive Behavioral Sciences implemented COVID-19 infection control protocols that exceed CDC recommendations. Read more here.

During these extraordinary times, it is imperative that implement CDC directed infection control protocols.  It is also imperative that we, DO NOT TAKE THE CARE OUT OF THE CAREGIVER!