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Importance of Staying Up to Date with CDC Guidance While Navigating the COVID-19 Landscape for Home Care Agencies

Published on August 5, 2020 by Scott Zielski

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While navigating the COVID-19 landscape, it’s important every home care agency and provider to continue to review the steps they’re taking to prepare and protect themselves as the Coronavirus outbreak continues across the US.

The CDC continues to update its small business guidance regularly and frequent check-ins with their posted updates will help your business stay informed and proactive in managing the continual changes through COVID-19.

See this CDC article to see how your current protocols hold up against @CDC guidance.

Also, follow the continual updates on the CDC website, you can register to get email updates here at the bottom of their main page on COVID-19.

The Smartcare COVID-19 Toolset

To support homecare providers across the United States as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Smartcare has a full suite of functionality specifically designed to help agencies keep their caregivers and clients safe.

This functionality is available to all home care agencies and customers at no charge, as part of Smartcare’s compete digital homecare automation platform.

Smartcare is continuing to support home care’s response to the pandemic with ongoing access to its COVID-19 Toolset for ALL eligible agencies at no cost. Smartcare continues to monitor changes and recommendations by the CDC for Home care with continual updates to the Smartcare COVID-19 toolset.

The Smartcare COVID-19 Toolset is a full suite of functionality for helping homecare providers monitor, manage exposure risk, and improve safety as they provide care to seniors and individuals with special needs.  Smartcare is partnering with homecare agencies as they look to provide heroic service levels to the clients and families they serve.

To apply for Toolset access agencies should go to:  https://aaniie.com/resources/covid19toolset-apply/

Or email us at COVID19@aaniie.com or call at 1-715-227-3768.

Smartcare will continue to monitor the guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We recognize that the situation is fluid so we will continue to make enhancements as needed, in the service of supporting the homecare community and the clients and families they serve.

For more information about Smartcare Software go to aaniie.com