LATEST NEWS

We our dedicated to staying on top of the latest health care industry breakthroughs and developments. Below you will find a selection of articles related to our center, the skilled nursing care industry and other health care related news from around the world.

Health Care News

Update from Administrator – June 5, 2020

Starting June 9, 2020, we are excited to offer in-person visits between residents and their families!  In accordance with our new policy, we will be offering outdoor social distancing visit options for residents to spend time with family, friends, and loved one.  As outlined in the Department of Public Health Care Memorandum to Nursing Homes… Continue Reading Continue reading

Weekly Town Hall Conference Call – June 3, 2020

Plymouth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is inviting all Family and Responsible Parties to the facilities weekly Town Hall Conference Call. This week’s meeting is today Wednesday June 3, 2020 at 2pm. Each meeting will have a duration of 45 minutes with weekly updates and the opportunity to ask questions. You are welcomed to email… Continue Reading Continue reading

Weekly Town Hall Conference Call

Plymouth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is inviting all Family and Responsible Parties to the facilities weekly Town Hall Conference Call. This week’s meeting is Wednesday May 27, 2020 at 2pm. Each meeting will have a duration of 45 minutes with weekly updates and the opportunity to ask questions. You are welcomed to email any… Continue Reading Continue reading

A Message from our Administrator

As always, our team and I hope this email finds you safe and healthy. I would like to begin with an update to you on the facility wide testing that was conducted 5/13/2020. We were able to test all but 5 residents and 10 staff members. This was mandated by Governor Baker and the MA… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 15, 2020

Some great news to share with you all. All 311 tests for residents AND staff at Plymouth rehabilitation and Health Care Center came back NEGATIVE! We are ecstatic for everyone and hope you share in our joy! Most of you already know that we are an Athena Health Care Systems’ managed center, which means we… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 8, 2020

As you probably have heard by now, per the Commonwealth’s guidelines, we reached out to the National Guard to conduct testing of our residents and all employees for COVID-19. Typically, we would test our residents on our own and then send off to the state lab and have our employees see their own physicians for… Continue Reading Continue reading

Nursing Home Family Resource Line Announced

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the launch of the Nursing Home Family Resource Line – a dedicated phone line to connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This new phone line provides one central contact for families and… Continue Reading Continue reading

COVID-19 Letter From Our Administrator

Hello Family and Friends of Plymouth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, I would like to personally thank you for your patience during this very unusual time we are all facing. This is an unprecedented time for all of us and we appreciate the support and kind words of encouragement we have received. We continue to… Continue Reading Continue reading

Listening Tour at Massachusetts Senior Care Facilities

Last week, the Massachusetts Senate GOP Caucus held a listening tour at three Massachusetts Senior Care nursing facilities, including Athena’s very own Plymouth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. This tour opened a platform for open communication between nursing home center staff and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, Senator Dean A. Tran, State Senator Vinny deMacedo,… Continue Reading Continue reading