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March 27, 2020
Why Ignoring Nursing Home Residents During The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Reckless
Dr. Miriam A Knoll, M.D.
There is widespread support to increasing telehealth capabilities in nursing homes, because residents’ health and psychological needs are higher than ever. "The anxiety level among nursing homes residents is extremely high right now," says Nathan Treitel, COO of CHE Services, a behavior health company that services long term care facilities across the U.S. "We were recently called to help counsel an elderly man who attempted suicide because he was so worried he would get COVID-19 and die."