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CAADS COVID-19 Participant Wellness Checklist & Risk Assessment

May 8, 2020 | California Association for Adult Day Services (CAADS)
Revised Checklist as of May 8,2020


WEDNESDAY, AUG 5, 2020 | 10:30 - 12 PM PDT
ALEwebtalk Part 7: Details available soon!

WHAT WE WILL COVER
Details available soon!

PRESENTERS:
Lydia Missaelides, MHA , Executive Director, Alliance for Leadership and Education
and special guests

CAADS Members: No Charge (A benefit of membership)
Non-member: $129 per registration ($199 if you pre-register for Parts 7 & 8 in advance)
REGISTRATION FORM: FILL-IN :: WRITE-ON

Registration Questions: Contact Pamela Amundsen, Manager of Education & Events pam@caads.org



The COVID-19 Pandemic and Californiaís Budget Outlook
Released May 7, 2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER - N-55-20 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES FLEXIBILITY FOR MEDI-CAL PROVIDERS, CALIFORNIA CHILDRENS' SERVICES AND VARIOUS FACILITIES AND PROGRAMS
Released April 23, 2020

Executive Order N-52-20 - SPEEDS UP CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS; ADMISSIONS CRITERIA FOR THE CSU SYSTEM AND OTHER COVID-19 RELATED ACTIONS

Governor Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying the Stay-at-Home Order and Other COVID-19 Interventions
Released April 14, 2020

Executive Order N-47-20 - EXPANDS SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Expand Telehealth Services

Please see the Governorís press release that impacts Adult Day Health Care Centers and hospice providers.
https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/03/21/governor-newsom-issues-executive-order-to-fight-the-covid-19-surge/


CORONAVIRUS HEALTHCARE LINKS Coronavirus Disease 2019
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Cal/OSHA, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have established sites and issued coronavirus guidance for health care providers. Resources include:


COVID-19 MEDIA CORNER




Friendship Line California

California Testing Site Near You

California Coronavirus Testing Task Force
Find a Testing Site Near You


Great Plates Delivered: Home meals for seniors
Last updated May 6, 2020 at 6:56 PM


Helpline, in over 90 languages, created for families affected by Alzheimer's
National Toll-Free Helpline:
866-232-8484


HIGHLIGHTED
RECORDED WEBINARS & VIDEOS

How What You Need to Know About Handwashing
MAY 15, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

How COVID-19 Can Spread in a Community
MAY 6, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

YouTube Series - COVID-19 Resources in American Sign Language (ASL) 
APRIL 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CARES Act - Hot Topics for Health Care Providers 
APR 2, 2020
HOOPER, LUNDY & BOOKMAN, P.C.

What Can Employers Ask and Disclose About COVID-19? EEOC Has Answers
MAR 27, 2020
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
MAR 27, 2020
CDC - COCA Call


HIGHLIGHTED
MEDIA COVERAGE

ALE Supports Adult Day Services During COVID-19 Pandemic
JULY 21, 2020
Archstone Foundation
By Melissa Devaney


Keeping a Crucial Lifeline for Seniors Operational During the Covid-19 Shutdown
- How Self-Help for the Elderly kept their doors open for low-income seniors with a PPP Loan

JULY 17, 2020
East West Bank
By Melody Yuan


Five Reason The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Caused a Surge in Alzheimerís Deaths
JULY 14, 2020
Being Patient
By Alexandra Marvar


Centers Without Walls: Innovative Strategies to Engage Vulnerable Older Adults during Covid-19
JULY 14, 2020
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
By Tina Sadarangani, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, Assistant Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing


COVID-19 Sheds Light on Hospice, Palliative Patients Non-medical Health Needs
JULY 7, 2020
Hospice News
By Holly Vossel


Immune Health and Aging in the Age of the Coronavirus
JULY 6, 2020
Next Avenue
By Steven N. Austad, AFAR Scientific Director


COVID is Delaying Private Equity Hospice Transactions
JUNE 24, 2020
Hospice News
By Jim Parker


6,000-plus: California shatters its single-day record for most new coronavirus cases
JUNE 22, 2020
San Francisco Chronicle
By Matt Kawahara


People With Developmental Disabilities More Likely To Die From COVID-19
JUNE 8, 2020
Disability Scoop
By Shaun Heasley

CDC director 'concerned that our public health message isnít resonating' on masks, social distancing
JUNE 5, 2020
Fierce Healthcare
By Tina Reed


Coronavirus: California approaches 125,000 COVID-19 cases, new case average at record high
JUNE 5, 2020
The Mercury News
By Kerry Crowley


Why COVID-19 hit our vulnerable older population hardest
JUNE 3, 2020
Stanford Scope Blog - Stanford Medicine
By Paul Costello


CMS Administrator Seema Vermaís Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: Updates on Healthcare Facility Inspections in light of COVID-19
MAY 23, 2020
Press Release from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)


Another Coronavirus Casualty: Californiaís Budget
MAY 14, 2020
California Healthline
By Angela Hart and Samantha Young and Rachel Bluth


Seniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms, Doctors Say
APR 24, 2020
Kaiser Health News
By Judith Graham


How to help seniors now: Coronavirus social distancing only exacerbates some of their pressing needs
APR 21, 2020
New York Daily News
By Dr. Tina Sadarangani


HHS Further Relaxes HIPAA Regulations Governing Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
APR 16, 2020
JDSupra
Written By: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP


Top 10 COVID-19 Tips And Questions For Employers
APR 9, 2020
JDSupra

Stemming the Risk of Disability Bias During the COVID-19 Pandemic
APR 8, 2020
Centers for Health Care Strategies, Inc.
By Allison Hamblin, MSPH

FBI Releases Guidance on Defending Against VTC Hijacking and Zoom-bombing
APR 2, 2020
CISA

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources for Older Adults, Family Caregivers and Health Care Providers
(Updated 4/2)

Posted APR 2, 2020
The John A. Hartford Foundation

Coronavirus Scams Fraud Alert:
CALIFORNIA SENIOR MEDICARE PATROL WARNING!

APR 1, 2020
California Senior Medicare Patrol

CMS sets up accelerated and advanced Medicare payments due to coronavirus
MAR 28, 2020
Modern Healthcare

CMS sets up accelerated and advanced Medicare payments due to coronavirus
MAR 28, 2020
Modern Healthcare

As COVID-19 isolates patients, telehealth becomes lifeline for behavioral health
MAR 30, 2020
Fierce Healthcare
By Paige Minemyer

Severe Illness Associated with Using Non-Pharmaceutical Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent and Treat Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
MAR 28, 2020
CDC

UC Davis launches two clinical studies to treat COVID-19!
MAR 26, 2020
U.C. Davis Health

1135 Waivers: HHS Authority to Alleviate Healthcare Regulatory Requirements During the COVID-19 National Emergency
MAR 23, 2020
JDSupra
Written by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Beware of COVID-19 Scams & Learn About Medicare Coronavirus Coverage & Guidance from Government Agencies
California Health Advocates
MAR 11, 2020
Posted by Karen Fletcher