LATEST NEWS

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Health Care News

Update from Administrator – May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021 Dear Family Member, By now, you should have received my May 7t h email letter informing you that resident outings are now permitted. We had problems this weekend where family members just showed up here expecting to take the resident for an outing without advance notice.  I know that the pandemic has… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 Dear Families, This week, we celebrate National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6th each year since 1974 and ends on May 12th, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Next week, we begin celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). This year’s theme is “Together Through the Seasons.… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 16, 2021

April 15, 2021 Dear Families, We hope this email finds you healthy and as optimistic as we are about the continuing decline in COVID cases in our surrounding community. Considering these encouraging numbers, we will begin to take a slightly different approach with these frequent email updates to you, focusing more on recreation activities taking… Continue Reading Continue reading

Administrator Message: 3/18/21

March 18, 2021 Dear Family members, Unfortunately, I must inform you that we are suspending indoor visitation until further notice.  A second patient has tested positive for COVID-19. We now positive test results for a unit 3 and a unit 4 resident. Per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) facilities must suspend indoor… Continue Reading Continue reading

RI Nursing Home Visitation – February 19, 2021

Rhode Island Guidance-for-Nursing-Home-and-Assisted-Living-Visitation Please see the link for the February 19, 2021 Rhode Island Guidance on Nursing Home Visitation https://athenahealthcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Rhode-Island-Guidance-for-Nursing-Home-and-Assisted-Living-Visitation.pdf… Continue reading

Update from Administrator – June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020 Dear Family Member/ Guardian, I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying this beautiful weather.  We are pleased to tell you that the number of positive cases at Waterview Villa has significantly dropped, as residents recover and improve from this insidious virus.  I would like to take this time to thank our… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 29, 2020

I hope everyone is doing well and still following the guidance from the Governor and that you all had a reasonable Memorial Day weekend.  As mentioned in last week, in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Health, all residents and staff have been tested for COVID-19.  I realize that a lot of you are… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 22, 2020

As in the past, our team and I hope this communication finds you safe and healthy.  With our economy slowly opening again, I hope that you are still taking precaution and adhering to the guidance that has been recommended by our government officials.  Here at Waterview Villa, we are continuing to battle this pandemic the… Continue Reading Continue reading

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