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Updates and Information During the Coronavirus

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – August 7th

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – August 7th

August 7, 2020   Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers, On behalf of the staff at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, I hope you are well. The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania is making great progress to serve our residents, their families and our staff. We are keeping our residents safe as we continue the transition to the new normal. …

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 31th

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 31th

July 31, 2020   Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers,   The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania thanks you for entrusting us with caring for your loved ones. We strive daily to provide the very best in care. We are keeping our residents safe as we continue the transition to the new normal.   WE CARE   The WE CARE form…

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 17th

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 17th

July 17, 2020 Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers,   We at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania thank you for entrusting us with caring for your loved ones. We strive daily to provide the very best in care. That is why we have introduced WE CARE, our commitment to reach for continuous improvement with a goal of open and respectful…

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

July 10, 2020   Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers,   This week brought with it a lot of activity and some long awaited visits with loved ones at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania.  Please see our Facebook page where we were able to capture some touching and delightful moments from the window visits.  These visits brought joy to staff…

Family Window Visits – Starting July 6th!

Family Window Visits – Starting July 6th!

Window Visits!   We are overjoyed to tell you we’ve been given the green light for window visits for our residents with their families!   Starting July 6, 2020. Where:   Residents will be brought to the first floor Life Enrichment Center in front of the full length window.    Family/Friend visitors will be located outside on our Vine Street…

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

May 15, 2020   The Jewish Home Leadership team strives to keep you informed during this pandemic.  We are listing our mitigation strategies for you here, previously listed in our May 9, 2020 communication. We have taken the following steps to mitigate, prevent or reduce the risk of transmission, including altering normal operations. We have restricted visitation by prohibiting all…

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Letter from Leadership

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Letter from Leadership

May 8, 2020   Dear Families and Caregivers, As we close out another week during this very uncharted time, we wanted to provide a few updates. New guidance has been issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding how nursing homes are to make notifications to residents and families about COVID-19. We will be complying with the…

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Letter from Leadership

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Letter from Leadership

You are all so amazing! The outpouring of cards and notes we’ve received through our “Love Letter Link” program has been heart-warming, and the response to the “Rainbow Hunt” has been really overwhelming! We receive dozens of rainbows every day in every form and we’re hanging them in hallways, windows, and residents’ rooms. They have brightened all our days. Thank you and keep ‘em coming!

Jewish Home of Eastern PA Leadership Team Letter

Jewish Home of Eastern PA Leadership Team Letter

As our separation from one another continues, we know how much you yearn to interact with your loved ones here at the Jewish Home.

Letter from The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Leadership Team

Letter from The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Leadership Team

As we begin another week, and in an effort to keep you close during these times during which we’re separated, we wanted to provide some updates.

Letter from Mark and Mary Rose to Family Members/Caregivers

Letter from Mark and Mary Rose to Family Members/Caregivers

As I said in my note earlier this week, this continues to be a most difficult time, certainly for all of you on the outside and for our team on the inside. We know that families who are separated from loved ones are struggling with that distance, and we’re doing all we can to keep you connected. 

FAQs for Families and Caregivers

FAQs for Families and Caregivers

In an effort to keep families and loved ones updated as to our protocols related to the health and safety of our residents and staff, we are sharing a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section, which will be updated regularly. Should you have any questions, please let us know.  Thank you for understanding as we maneuver through these very difficult times. …

Letter from Mark Weiner to Family Members/Caregivers

Letter from Mark Weiner to Family Members/Caregivers

These have been particularly difficult weeks, even excruciating for many of us, as we’ve lost precious residents to COVID-19 and other end of life issues while others are fighting this insidious virus, all while our devoted staff is working round the clock to maintain the health of our residents, themselves and their families. To the families who have lost loved…