Emergency Preparedness

Alternative Living Solutions believes in full transparency and will provide Covid-19 updates for each nursing home location.

These numbers are updated by 5:00 PM to reflect any changes during the previous day. Numbers are calculated to cover the entire Covid-19 pandemic.

ALS Facilities by the number

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The Acres of Wapakoneta

Auglaize County, Ohio. 

Total Staff Cases:

12

 Total Resident Cases:

21

Total Positive Covid-19:

33

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Hamden Nursing and Rehabilitation

Vinton County Ohio

Total Staff Cases:

15

Total Resident Cases:

37

Total Positive Covid-19:

52

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Mount Vernon Health and Rehabilitation

Knox County Ohio

Total Staff Cases:

10

Total Resident Cases:

11

Total Positive Covid-19:

21

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Spring Meadows Care Center

Champaign County Ohio

Total Staff Cases:

8

Total Resident Cases:

29

Total Positive Covid-19:

37

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Stellar Care Center

Monroe County Ohio

Total Staff Cases:

-

Total Resident Cases:

-

Total Positive Covid-19:

57

Reporting Definition:

New Positive Covid-19 Cases: This number includes any residents or staff who tested positive the previous day.

New Onset Cluster: A Cluster is defined as three or more residents or staff with new-onset of respiratory symptoms occurring within 72 hours of each other.

Total Positive Covid-19: This number includes all resident and staff positive tests since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Total Onset Cluster: This number includes all customers experienced by the facility since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Our Response to Covid-19

What You Can Do to Help

Emergency Readiness

  • Secured necessary PPE and frequently monitor supply and burn rate.

  • Covid-19 action plans are in place should there be a positive Covid-19 case.

  • Identified dedicated staff for a dedicated Covid-19 unit, if needed.

  • Increased frequency of sanitizing commonly touched surfaces.

TRAINING

  • Multiple and ongoing in-services for facility staff regarding Covid-19, symptom screening, and infection control.

  • Ongoing audits and in time training for appropriately following infection control policies, including hand washing and proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE)

MoNITORING

  • Restricted Visitation - Only required staff and healthcare providers allowed.

  • Symptom Screening of Staff and Partners. Takes place prior to shift start and again mid shift.

  • Increased Symptom Screening of Residents. Multiple daily screenings for temperature and Covid symptoms. 

Social Distancing

  • Reduced communal dinning, and ensure 6' distancing.

  • Creative hallway activities, and increased 1:1 activity time.

  • Telehealth with Physicians when possible.

  • Video Chats with family encouraged.

Stay Connected

  • Send encouraging letters or pictures to residents and staff.

  • Make phone calls or schedule Video chats with your loved ones.

  • Follow us on Social Media, and get daily updates regarding numbers here.

  • Lift up the residents and staff with words of encouragement and prayer.

CREATE

  • Fabric face masks are appreciated.

  • Ear Savers help make the wearing of PPE all day a little more bearable.

  • Bird feeders to place outside resident rooms always brings smiles.

  • Signs of encouragement, or social media posts/videos of support go a long way.

Donate

  • Have unused PPE you would like to donate. Contact us.

  • Lift our spirits with snacks/baked goods.

  • Buy a meal for the staff and residents.

  • Have something else in mind, reach out to us, we appreciate your support.

Contact us with Additional Covid-19 questions

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