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COVID-19 Resources

LeadingAge Maryland has compiled this list of COVID-19 tools and resources from LeadingAge national and state affiliates, state and federal government and our business members and sponsors.

Please let us know if we've missed a resource that we should be sharing with our members. Contact Communications Manager, Deanne Bellin.

Re-opening Guidance and Information

Insurance, Legal, Regulatory & Financial Resources 

Advanced Care Planning 

Workforce  Communications & Marketing Infection Prevention

Mental Health, Activities, Wellness and Engaged Living

Maryland Testing & Registry

 

Re-Opening Guidance and Information


Insurance, Legal, Regulatory & Financial Resources

Telehealth: Privacy, Security and Compliance Around COVID-19 (Sample telehealth and telework policies that you can adapt) - Recorded LeadingAge Maryland webinar with Bronze Sponsor, BlueOrange Compliance

Expense Tracking Tool to Help Economic Relief Fund Recipients Stay Compliance - *CLA, a LeadingAge Maryland Silver Sponsor*

Overview of the Main Street Lending Program - **HJ Sims, a LeadingAge Maryland Gold Sponsor**

Disclosure amidst COVID-19: Overview of SEC disclosure statement, best practices and guidance - **HJ Sims, a LeadingAge Maryland Gold Sponsor**

Reimbursement Strategies to Optimize Revenue and Assure Cash Flow - 3 part recorded webinar series by **HealthPRO-Heritage, a LeadingAge Maryland Gold Sponsor** 

New Resources Help Make Decisions About Provider Relief & Other Funds (4/23/20)

Stimulus Packages, Paycheck Protection Program Qualification and Spending Compliance, and More - Webinar recorded April 23 from ***Ziegler, a LeadingAge Maryland Platinum Sponsor***

Current Market Conditions, Considerations, and Effective Communication with Lenders - Webinar Recorded April 17 from ***Ziegler, a LeadingAge Maryland Platinum Sponsor***

COVID-19 Grants, Loans & Advance Funding Opportunities for Not-for-Profit Providers - collated by LeadingAge New York

Staff Compensation & Benefits During COVID-19 - ***Ziegler, a LeadingAge Maryland Platinum Sponsor***

CDC released Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator

Hospice Visitor Flow Chart  to depict visitation and hospice

Stimulus Check Calculator

Thanks to LeadingAge Wisconsin for these tools:

Breaking Down the CARES Act for Not-for-Profit Senior Living Providers - ***Ziegler, a LeadingAge Maryland Platinum Sponsor***

Resources from Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute - Learn about information, resources, and potential funding sources for organizations in Baltimore and the state of Maryland.  

Legal and Regulatory Implications: Presentations and Publications - **Whiteford Taylor Preston, a LeadingAge Maryland Gold Sponsor**

Risk Management and Insurance - **Johnson Kendall & Johnson, a LeadingAge Maryland Gold Sponsor**

Relief Options for Senior Living Organizations that Don't Qualify for Relief Under SBA - ***Ziegler, a LeadingAge Maryland Platinum Sponsor***

Publications from the Miles & Stockbridge Coronavirus Task Force - a LeadingAge Maryland Business Member

 


Advanced Care Planning


Workforce

Grow Your Team - Reach local workers in your community

For Your Staff


Communications & Marketing

More Communication Templates & Media Tools by LeadingAge 

 


Infection Prevention

 


Mental Health, Activities, Wellness and Engaged Living

Get Help Now - Free Mental Health for Frontline Workers

The Maryland COVID-19 Crisis Support Program is a new program that provides free, confidential mental health support to employees of Maryland's long-term health care facilities impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Free services include: counseling, self-care and stress management education, management consultation focused on building employee morale, group support for teams/shifts, group critical incident debriefings on specific traumatic events, bereavement coaching.  Click here to receive support for yourself or your organization > 

Managing the Emotional Ups and Downs of COVID-19 | Article by Next Avenue on August 17

The Silver Linings Approach to COVID: Growing Through the Experience of Social Isolation, Anxiety and Fear - Recorded LeadingAge Maryland webinar

It's Ok to Be Human - Recorded LeadingAge Maryland webinar

Helping Staff Cope with Traumatic and Chronic Stress Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic - Recorded LeadingAge Maryland webinar

It's Ok to Be Human - Recorded LeadingAge Maryland webinar

Mental Health Awareness Resources:

Managing Mental Health: Considerations in COVID-19 - 13min QuickCast

Mental Wellbeing: Regaining Confidence and Control - Recorded Virtual Session

Organizing and Downsizing: Available Resources During COVID-19 (Abilities Network)

Boosting Your Resilience During Adversity - 12min QuickCast

Creating Calm: Simple Activities for Stressful Times - 12min QuickCast

Travel a Virtual Highway: States at a Glance - K2M Design, a LeadingAge Maryland Business Member

3 Ways Voice-First Technology Can Help Older Adults in the Era of Social Distancing - Petalo, a LeadingAge Maryland Business Member

Purposeful Reflection: Leading Through Uncertainty - 30min QuickCast

Resources to Promote Engagement and Social Connection - collated by LeadingAge NY

More Mental Health Resources from LeadingAge


 

Maryland - Testing, Staffing, Reporting

Testing Offer from LifeSpan, LeadingAge Maryland and HFAM - View the full memo here

The Associations will continue to advocate for increased funding for organizations for testing and for a more appropriate testing plan. In the meantime, after you consider the options in the memo, please make sure that you submit your plans for either conducting weekly testing or adhering to an alternative testing plan by August 14 to mdh.covidlabresults@maryland.gov

Reporting Reminder

Reports must be submitted by 11am, 7 days a week through CRISP. Failure to comply constitutes a deficient practice and could impose a CMP.    If you do not have access to the CRISP Unified Landing Page  , please contact the CRISP Customer Care Team and request access to "Post Acute Capacity" at 1.877.952.7477 or email  support@crisphealth.org .  If you have questions, please contact William Hokemeyer at 410-596-8205 or at   William.hokemeyer@crisphealth.org .  

  • Facilities must enroll in NHSN - View the instructions for enrollment here
  • Facilities may enter their own data if they choose
  • MDH is also uploading data from CRISP into NHSN for facilities who choose to use this option
  • 1st data set was submitted on May 16th 

***Reminder - How to allow MDH to upload  your data*** 

Grant access to the MDH group

  1. Group Number: 44030
  2. Password: DHMH
  3. Make sure you enter your CCN ID number correctly into CRISP and NHSN
  4. Check your data the first couple of days - There are still some glitches in the process

Questions? Let MDH know if your data is wrong, or did not upload, email mdh.ipcovid@maryland.gov. If you have an NHSN question, email  nhsn@cdc.gov for assistance.

Staffing - Reminder to register with the Chesapeake Registry

Nursing home facilities in Maryland are required by the state to register with the Chesapeake Registry Program. A signed contract is not required to register; it's necessary only to request staff. Email COVIDStaffing@mhaonline.org and request to be registered per the governor's executive order. The facility will need to provide the name, address and point of contact.

 


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