Throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency, visitation to NJ long-term care facilities has been severely restricted. The NJ Department of Health has issued guidance that allows LTC residents to have limited visitation in very specific circumstances. In addition, the NJ DOH has issued visitation guidance for the holiday season. General visitation and testing guidance was issued on October 20, 2020. (See page 22.) Holiday visitation guidance was issued on November 16, 2020. If If you have questions or concerns about visiting long-term care facilities, contact the NJ LTCO.
NJ Agency that combats nursing home elder abuse urgently needs volunteers in Passaic, Bergen and Hudson counties. Training classes forming now!
The New Jersey Long Term Care Ombudsman (NJLTCO) has identified an urgent need for volunteer nursing home advocates in the northern part of the state.