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Mandatory testing for LTC

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anangelsmommy has 13 years experience as a ADN, BSN, RN and specializes in Home Care, Peds, Public Health, DD Health.

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Delaware has mandated WEEKLY testing for all staff in LTC facilities that have personal contact with patients/clients.  I work for a home care company that send caregivers into facilities.  Procedures and policies have not been developed and the HHC providing care have to develop their own.  I believe NY has already implemented this but could not find any other state that is having weekly testing mandated by the state.  If you live in NY or another state and have experience, I would love to hear experiences, any information that may be helpful in developing these policies and any tips for things we may overlook etc.  Stay safe out there!

 

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