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Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources 




CMS, the CDC, KDHE, KDADS, OSFM, and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman's Office are providing updates and resources regarding action being taken to address the spread of COVID-19. Below are links to resources that address regulatory changes and best practices that can help adult care home providers keep their residents and staff safe during this public health emergency. Please confirm that you are operating under the most recent guidance from all regulatory and healthcare organizations that govern and support the long-term care industry. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact the KACE office. 




KACE, Kansas Health Care Association and LeadingAge Kansas Collaborative Efforts 



Beginning in March KACE, Kansas Health Care Association, and LeadingAge Kansas began meeting frequently to discuss federal and state agency updates that impact long-term care providers in Kansas. The three long-term care associations share information and coordinate advocacy efforts to ensure that long-term care providers stay informed and heard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are resources developed from the collaboration. 




KACE, Kansas Health Care Association and LeadingAge Kansas Letter of Support



KACE, KHCA, LeadingAge Kansas Develop Admission Tool 



KACE, KHCA, LeadingAge Kansas Release Op-Ed to all Kansas Newspapers 



Temporary Nurse Aide Flyer Here 



KACE, KHCA, LeadingAge Kansas Create Temporary Nurse Aide Job Description Template Here


Post Open Job Positions to KANSASWORKS How To Here
Additional Information about KANSASWORKS Here



KACE, KHCA, and LeadingAge Kansas
Letter to Governor Regarding Hospital Discharges Here



KACE, KHCA, and LeadingAge Kansas - Kansas 1135 Waiver Request 



KACE, KHCA, LeadingAge Kansas, and KHA - CMS 1135 Waiver Request 




KACE, KHCA, and LeadingAge Kansas Joint Press Release in Support Of Nursing Homes, Residents, and Staff Here 








Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services COVID-19 Resources





CMS- The Nursing Home Resource Center



CMS COVID-19 Website



Long term care facility – Infection control self-assessment worksheet

 

Infection control toolkit for bedside licensed nurses and nurse aides (“Head to Toe Infection Prevention (H2T) Toolkit”)



CMS Frequently Asked Questions on Essential Health Benefit Coverage here. 


CMS Frequently Asked Questions on Catastrophic Plan Coverage here. 



You can find previous updates from CMS on the KACE CMS COVID-19 Resource page found here. 







Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Resources 





CDC Long-Term Care Website


CDC - NHSN - LTC COVID-19 Module Website


CDC - Clinical Questions about COVID-19: Questions and Answers 


Infection Preventionist Training


CDC FAQ for COVID-19


CDC What's New with COVID-19 Page 




You can find previous updates from the CDC on the KACE CDC COVID-19 Resource page fou nd here







Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services & Kansas Department of Health & Environment

COVID-19 Resources 





KDADS COVID-19 Website


KDHE COVID-19 Website 


KDHE Long-Term Care Website





You can find previous updates from Kansas state agencies on the KACE COVID-19 State Resources page found here. 











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