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The Joint Commission – Do’s and Don’ts on Masks

Who is the Joint Commission? They are an Enterprise that accredits over 20,000 United States Healthcare Organizations and Programs. They are a non-profit who pushes Regent to improve the safety and quality of care we provide to our clients. They hold us accountable for what we do and say through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement. We have been Joint Commission Accredited for years now and appreciate their knowledge and guidance through, thus

Regent’s Senior Community Card Campaign – Take Two

Regent has pledged to spread cheer to our partnering senior communities during this trying time. With that said, we started a CARD CAMPAIGN and it was a HUGE SUCCESS! So, WE WANT TO TO IT AGAIN! With the COVID-19 pandemic, our communities are on lockdown and unable to receive visitors (even family members!). Yes, phone calls are allowed, but depending on their diagnosis, even phone calls can be challenging. WHAT TO DO? Grab a box of greeting cards and you and your

Masks

Essential or not, President Trump has urged Americans to wear masks while out in public. With the shortage of masks worldwide, the CDC has recognized this idea of, “Homemade mask is better than no mask.” and have offered guidance on properly placing and removing. Below you will see a video with our Surgeon General demonstrating how easy it is to make a mask without taking the PPE from hospitals and healthcare workers. As a Healthcare worker, properly

Regents Stance on Supplies

With Hospitals being the first to receive PPE, Regent Healthcare, Inc. has been working effortlessly in requesting assistance through any outlet available. Thus far, we have: Coordinated with state and local emergency management agencies to get on the list for PPEs Made Daily supply runs to numerous stores surrounding each of our 4 locations (Central, Chestertown, Eastern Shore, Southern Maryland) Submitted orders through Amazon and Staples weeks ago   Our efforts are to rebuild our Emergency Supply Locker. At this time, we have very limited quantities of: Latex

Regent Spreading Cheer to Senior Communities. Join the Cause!

  Regent is pledging to spread cheer to our partnering senior communities. With that said, we have started a CARD CAMPAIGN to bring the outside world in during these hard times. With the COVID-19 pandemic, our communities are on lock down and unable to receive visitors (even family members!). Yes, phone calls are allowed, but depending on their diagnosis, even phone calls can be challenging. WHAT TO DO? Grab a box cards, or make your own and you and your family can

Regent Healthcare is Essential

https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidance-essential-critical-infrastructure-workforce https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-business “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule.” – Director of Cyber-security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)    

Governor Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Release – March 19, 2020

Governor Hogan gave a riveting update this morning in response to both, Maryland’s first death by COVID-19, as well as, first confirmed case in a child (5 yr old). His, “All hands on deck” approach will soon prove its impact in the days to come. With the number of cases growing 88% in 48 hours, his approach is nothing short of necessary. On behalf of the Nations Governors Association, Gov. Hogan will be submitting 5 requests to the president, vice president,

What is Social Distancing?

In the Grand Scheme of things, we know COVID-19 is rapidly spreading (it is now a pandemic) with no slowing down. It is up to us to flatten the curb and limit person-to-person contact as much as possible. As of today, 3/16/2020, Governor Hogan has put in place an Executive Order to shut down businesses such as restaurants, movie theaters, bars and gyms in order to minimize opportunity in spreading the virus. Visit the CDC for