Ariana Schwartzberg, a student intern working at The New Jewish Home’s COVID-19 Recovery Unit in Manhattan, serves as a critical link between patients and their families in this facility, which is one of the few to receive this designation by the New York State Department of Health to exclusively care for patients with COVID-19. She is “a breath of fresh air,” says Manhattan Administrator Sandra Mundy, because she cares so deeply and is so helpful to staff and patients alike.Read More
Learn more about The New Jewish Home’s COVID-19 Recovery Unit, selected by the NY State Department of Health as a COVID-19 designated nursing home. Manhattan Administrator Sandra Mundy shares with Skilled Nursing News how the dedicated unit is helping patients recover from COVID-19. https://skillednursingnews.com/2021/03/inside-a-new-covid-only-nursing-home-and-why-theyre-still-necessary-a-year-into-covid-19/
The New Jewish Home is advocating to restore visitation for residents and families — these visits mean so much for families who long to see and hug their loved ones. Hear what Dr. Jeff Farber, The New Jewish Home’s President & CEO, has to say in these two news stories.
Jeff Farber interview on WINS:
In normal times, nursing home residents enjoy a wide range of social activities and companionship, in addition to visits from friends and family. But this pandemic year has been far from normal, with restricted visitation and limited group activities. A pilot program offered in conjunction with DOROT enabled some residents at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman campus in Westchester to take part in a series of friendly phone calls — while getting some much-needed relief from the isolation of the pandemic to boot.Read More
Roger Apperio was one of the first residents at The New Jewish Home to receive a promising new medication for COVID-19. Called monoclonal antibody treatment, it was authorized by the FDA just a few months ago and is already benefitting people who have been diagnosed with COVID and who are at high risk for progressing to severe disease.Read More
On Sunday morning, Darlene Corporan, a licensed practical nurse, arrived at The New Jewish Home in Manhattan for work. It was her scheduled day to be tested for COVID-19, so she did a quick nasal swab before going up to the floors to care for patients and residents. Had Darlene tested positive for COVID-19, she would have been notified just 15 minutes after starting her work day.Read More