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#COVID19, fraud, murder, operator changes, awards ... the @_McKnightsSL #seniorliving #yearinreview has it all! #YIR Image
#YearInReview: 2021 began with the hope that the new #COVID19 vaccine would help control a pandemic that had caused so much illness, death, loneliness, isolation and worker fatigue in long-term care in 2020. #seniorliving #YIR
#YearInReview: #COVID19 vaccines, boosters and corporate and federal mandates still dominate life for #seniorliving workers and operators.… #YIR
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Around 80% of people who become infected with COVID-19 only develop mild symptoms & recover w/o any special medical treatment.

Self-isolating, at home or in a facility, is recommended for young people with no comorbidities & have mild symptoms.

Here's our #homecare guide 👇
Be aware of the symptoms of #COVID19. If you show the common symptoms, consult a healthcare provider and get tested.

If you show ANY of the severe symptoms, seek immediate medical care.

#BAHAYnihan #homecare #COVID19PH
You're eligible for home isolation if you're a mild or asymptomatic case, & has a separate room & toilet at home with good ventilation.

If you're NOT eligible & experiencing ANY severe symptoms, seek medical care immediately.

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⁦.@UniforTheUnion⁩, which represents 450 workers at #Northwood, says #PPE was withheld in early stages of the outbreak because the nursing home, like many others in Cda., was concerned about its supply running out.

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2)@JanetHazey, Pres. @NS_nurses, said staffing levels at #Northwood have long been a major concern of hers.

She said the union has been calling for a staff review at Northwood for years and published a report called Broken Homes in late 2015. @MulliganCBC…
3) @LindaMacNeil3 of #Uniforsaid there will be a meeting of the health-care unions on Thurs. She said the call for a public inquiry will likely be a topic of discussion.

Janet Simm said Northwood welcomes the scrutiny.

(@StephenMcNeil has consistently dodged the question.)
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#BREAKING #News #Importantread


Alfred Landecker #foundation gives 5 milliom euros to the claims Conference to support #Holocaust surrivors. Th #German Foundation #grants #emergency #support for #Holocaust survivors to the #ClaimsConference.
#Funds will be #allocated to the Claims Conference over a three-year period, starting at $ 2.2 million in 2020, another $ 2.2 million in 2021, and a final installment of $ 1.1 million (EUR 1 million) in 2022.
The Claims Conference will provide approximately $ 610 million in 2020 for social care, with a #focus on #homecare and around $ 10.2 million for #emergency #assistance; this represents an increase of 25% compared to the previous year.
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The Trump administration just released a rule that will affect roughly 800,000 #homecare workers, telling them what they can and cannot do with their own wages. Please follow along as I explain why this outrageous rule will hurt all of us. 1/
9 of every 10 #homecare workers is a woman and more than half are Black or brown. Women who have been fighting together in their union for decades to come out of the shadows and to win living wages, training & basic benefits like paid sick time. 2/…
The rule is a transparent, political attempt to make it harder for #homecare workers to speak up together and as a result, for seniors and people with disabilities to find and keep consistent quality home care. And this demand is growing every day! 3/…
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