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DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

August 3, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Various Emergency Regulations Republished with Some Notable Changes and Clarifications

LeadingAge NY has been advocating for changes to make requirements more feasible and reasonable.

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August 3, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Regulations Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations of Nursing Home and ACF Residents and Personnel

DOH finally provides important clarification regarding recording of declinations.

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August 1, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

COVID-19 Vaccinations of Nursing Home and ACF Residents and Personnel, July 30, 2021

Re-publication of emergency regulation requiring facilities to offer COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff.

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July 12, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

DOH Issues Revised ACF Visitation Guidance

The guidance continues to stress the provider’s responsibility to adhere to and ensure compliance with the core principles of infection control.

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Tags: COVID-19
July 8, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Updated ACF Visitation, Communal Dining and Activities, and Construction Projects
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Tags: COVID-19
July 2, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Hospital Discharge Guidance for Nursing Homes and ACFs
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July 1, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Updated ACF COVID-19 Testing Requirements
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June 29, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Status of Visitation, Communal Dining, and Activities in Question with End of Public Health Emergency

Many questions remain; however, aspects of personal caregiving regulations are no longer in effect.

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Tags: COVID-19
June 29, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Staff Testing Requirements in Question with End of State Emergency

Executive orders related to staff testing in nursing homes and ACFs have been rescinded. However, the State has indicated that new guidance will be coming soon, and the DOH COVID-19 mailbox has instructed facilities that the State testing guidance is in effect. CMS guidance for nursing homes remains in effect.

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June 29, 2021

DOH Guidance for Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living

Surge and Flex Health Coordination Regs Reissued

Provisions streamline the temporary suspension or modification of regulations in the event of a future disaster emergency.

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