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These interventions include, but are not limited to: Screening all individuals who enter the community Ongoing education for team members and residents regarding infection control practices Appropriate cleaning and disinfecting, particularly for common areas, shared spaces and high-touch surfaces Wearing facemasks for everyone, except during dining Residents, team members and visitors are encouraged to maintain …

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Benefits of Senior Rehabilitation Services

Do You Need Rehabilitation Services? Following an illness, injury or surgery, you want to get back to your independent lifestyle as soon as possible. As you heal, you may find that you not only need to take part in senior rehabilitation services, but you also need some assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) like …

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January 18: COVID-19 Update

On January 18, The Chesapeake’s management team learned five team members tested positive for COVID-19 during state-mandated baseline testing conducted late last week. Two of the positive team members work in healthcare, one works on the environmental services team, the fourth is a maintenance technician and the fifth works in resident services. All these team …

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January 11: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team learned on January 10 that a healthcare resident and an independent living resident tested positive for COVID-19. These positive cases were identified as part of state-mandated baseline testing.   All other health care residents tested negative. On a separate note, three positive cases were identified on January 5: one healthcare team member, …

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January 4: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s leadership team learned on January 3 that three assisted living residents and three team members tested positive for COVID-19. These positive results were identified while performing state-mandated baseline testing of residents and team members due to recent positive cases of COVID-19. Family members of these residents have been contacted. Contact tracing has been …

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December 29: COVID-19 Update

While performing state-mandated baseline testing of residents and team members due to recent positive cases, one team member in assisted living (AL) tested positive for COVID-19. Five residents, two who exhibited symptoms and three who were asymptomatic, also tested positive. Family members of these residents have been contacted. Contact tracing has been completed. Anyone who …

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December 23: COVID-19 Update

While performing state-mandated baseline testing of residents and team members due to recent positive cases, four assisted living residents tested positive for COVID-19.     Family members of these residents have been contacted. Contact tracing has been completed. Anyone who was identified as having close contact with any of the positive residents or team members has …

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December 21: COVID-19 Update

While performing state-mandated baseline testing of residents and team members due to recent positive cases, three team members—two from healthcare and one from assisted living—and assisted living two residents tested positive for COVID-19.     Family members of these residents have been contacted. Contact tracing has been completed. Anyone who was identified as having close contact …

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Turkey Time: LifeSpire Team Members Hand Out Turkeys at The Chesapeake

On December 16, members of the LifeSpire team braved the cold temperatures and took to the front entrance parking lot to distribute turkeys to every team member at The Cheasapeake. In total, 288 gobblers were given to each and every member of the team. Vice President of Information Technology Robert Wilbanks said the experience was …

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Top Things You Should Know about Memory Care

Home isn’t always the best choice for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. As their illness progresses, they may need round-the-clock care or have advanced needs that a family caregiver isn’t always able to provide. In these instances, it may be time to consider memory care, a type of specialized care …

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