Posted on September 25, 2020 by iwano@_84
After months of families unable to meet with loved ones inside Massachusetts nursing homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Baker administration said it will now allow people to enter nursing homes for indoor visits.
The Baker administration on Thursday announced new indoor visit guidance for nursing homes and rest homes, along with expanding indoor visit options in assisted living residences. The guidance goes into effect on Friday.
“The guidance from the Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) balances the important role visitation plays in supporting resident emotional health and quality of life, while ensuring necessary infection control measures are in