Posted June 26, 2020

Dear Residents, Family and Friends:

Thank you for your continued support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Your support and cooperation are vital so our staff can focus on caring for our residents. We are providing these regular updates because we believe it is important to be open and transparent while our state deals with COVID-19.

There continues to be nothing of significance to report at this time. We have no known cases of residents or staff with COVID-19 in our facility.

Since states have begun loosening social-distancing requirements, COVID-19 cases are dramatically on this rise. Please be assured that every precaution is being taken to keep your loved ones safe. We continue to observe restricted access—meaning that only essential staff and healthcare personnel can enter our facility. In most cases, we continue to prohibit visitors.

We are committed to communicate with families of residents, and caregivers of residents (POAs), regarding anything of significance about COVID-19. Please ensure that our facility has the current contact information for families of residents and/or POAs. To update your information, you can contact us by telephone or by using the contact email address at the end of this update.

We will continue to provide the public with updates on this website when anything of significance arises.

We have regular communication with our state’s health department, and we monitor and implement guidance from the CDC on a regular basis.

Like all nursing homes across the country we are still on restricted access—meaning that only essential staff and healthcare personnel can enter our facility. In most cases, we continue to prohibit visitors.

Coupled with providing all the treatment and care our residents require, our top priority is keeping our residents and staff safe. That is why we continue to medically screen our staff each time they enter our facility and we monitor all residents closely for any signs of illness.

Our staff are fully supplied with personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, eye protection, etc., and they use that equipment as required in their respective roles.

While our facility’s restricted access status prevents our residents from visiting with their family and friends, our staff are taking extra care to help provide for our residents’ emotional needs.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at info@cascadesrehab.com if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your continued support.

Prior Updates

Dear Residents, Families, and Friends:

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing these updates because we believe that transparency is the best policy.

Yesterday, Monday, June 29, we received word that one of our part-time staff members who does not provide direct patient care has tested COVID-19 POSITIVE. The staff member will be following quarantine protocols in their own home. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.

As part of our COVID-19 strategy, we have staff members assigned to disinfect our facility throughout the day and night and we have taken special care to focus on any area used by our staff member who tested positive.

We have verbally contacted all residents, resident families, POAs, and staff to inform them of the positive test.

We also immediately contacted the Utah Department of Health about this situation and we are strictly following their guidance and recommended protocols regarding the treatment, care, and safety of all residents and staff.

Currently, we have no known cases of residents who are COVID-19 POSITIVE and we have no other known cases among our staff members.

All staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors inside the facility.

As previously shared, as of Friday, March 13, 2020, all facilities like ours, across the nation, were required to be on restricted access. Since that time, only essential staff who pass a daily medical screening—as required by the CDC—have been allowed in our facility.

We will continue to update you on this website, www.cascadesrehab.com when we have new information to share, and we encourage you to contact us via email with any questions or concerns regarding your loved ones. For specific information via email, our address is info@cascadesrehab.com.

Thank you for your continued support.

Utah's Premier Skilled Nursing and Transitional Rehab Center

Midvale, Utah

(801) 565-0800

FACILITY CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 UPDATE

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Media Inquiries: media@cascadesrehab.com

Updated: June 30, 2020

June 11, 2020


Dear Residents, Families and Friends:

Thank you for your continued support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Your support and cooperation are vital so our staff can focus on caring for our residents. We are providing these regular updates because we believe it is important to be open and transparent while our state deals with COVID-19.

Since our last update, we have had no known issues with COVID-19 in our facility.

Please ensure that our facility has the current contact information for families of residents and/or POAs. To update your information, you can contact us by telephone or by using the contact email address at the end of this update.

We will continue to provide updates on this website if anything of significance arises regarding COVID-19 in our facility.

We have regular communication with our state’s health department, and we monitor and implement guidance from the CDC on a regular basis.

Like all nursing homes across the country we are still on restricted access—meaning that only essential staff and healthcare personnel can enter our facility. In most cases, we continue to prohibit visitors.

Coupled with providing all the treatment and care our residents require, our top priority is keeping our residents and staff safe. That is why we continue to medically screen our staff each time they enter our facility and we monitor all residents closely for any signs of illness.

Our staff are fully supplied with personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, eye protection, etc., and they use that equipment as required in their respective roles.

While our facility’s restricted access status prevents our residents from visiting with their family and friends, our staff are taking extra care to help provide for our residents’ emotional needs.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at info@cascadesrehab.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.

Posted: May 28, 2020


Dear Residents, Families and Friends:

Thank you for your continued support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Your support and cooperation are vital so our staff can focus on caring for our residents. We are providing these regular updates because we believe it is important to be open and transparent while our state deals with COVID-19.


​There continues to be nothing of significance to report at this time. We have no known cases of residents or staff with COVID-19 in our facility.
           

We are committed to communicate with families of residents, and caregivers of residents (POAs), regarding anything of significance about COVID-19. Please ensure that our facility has the current contact information for families of residents and/or POAs. To update your information, you can contact us by telephone or by using the contact email address at the end of this update.
           

We will continue to provide the public with updates on this website when anything of significance arises.
           

We have regular communication with our state’s health department and we monitor and implement guidance from the CDC on a regular basis.
           

Like all nursing homes across the country we are still on restricted access—meaning that only essential staff and healthcare personnel can enter our facility. In most cases, we continue to prohibit visitors.
           

Coupled with providing all the treatment and care our residents require, our top priority is keeping our residents and staff safe. That is why we continue to medically screen our staff each time they enter our facility and we monitor all residents closely for any signs of illness.
           

Our staff are fully supplied with personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, eye protection, etc., and they use that equipment as required in their respective roles.


While our facility’s restricted access status prevents our residents from visiting with their family and friends, our staff are taking extra care to help provide for our residents’ emotional needs.


We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at info@cascadesrehab.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Posted: May 13,  2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends:


Thank you for your continued support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Your support and cooperation are vital so our staff can focus on caring for our residents. We are providing these regular updates because we believe it is important to be open and transparent while our state deals with COVID-19.


There is nothing of significance to report at this time. We have no known cases of residents with COVID-19 in our facility.

We continue to have regular communication with our state’s health department and we monitor and implement guidance from the CDC on a regular basis.

We are enrolling in the CMS/CDC reporting system known as “Interim Final Rule Updating Requirements for Notification of Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes.” According to the requirements we will be informing resident-families, residents, and powers-of-attorney (POAs) regarding any significant COVID-19-related issues with individual residents—as well as electronically filing a weekly report directly to the CDC. We will also be providing updated general information as needed on this website.

We welcome these new requirements because they are similar to what we have been voluntarily providing to our residents, resident-families, and POAs from the very beginning of this crisis.

Please ensure that our facility has the current contact information for families of residents and/or POAs. To update your information, you can contact us by telephone or by using the contact email address at the end of this update.


Like all nursing homes across the country we are still on restricted access—meaning that only essential staff and healthcare personnel can enter our facility. In most cases, we continue to prohibit visitors.

Coupled with providing all the treatment and care our residents require, our top priority is keeping our residents and staff safe. That is why we continue to medically screen our staff each time they enter our facility and we monitor all residents closely for any signs of illness.

Our staff are fully supplied with personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, eye protection, etc., and they use that equipment as required in their respective roles.

While our facility’s restricted access status prevents our residents from visiting with their family and friends, our staff are taking extra care to help provide for our residents’ emotional needs.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at info@cascadesrehab.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated May 7, 2020

Dear Residents, Families, and Friends,

Thank you for your continued support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Your support and cooperation are vital so our staff can focus on caring for our residents. We are providing these regular updates because we believe it is important to be open and transparent while our state deals with COVID-19.

We are pleased to share that currently we have no known cases of residents with COVID-19 in our facility. If or when we have known cases of COVID-19 in our facility—with either residents or staff—we will promptly inform the public through this website.

We continue to have regular contact with our state’s Department of Health, and we continue to follow and implement all their guidance and recommendations regarding infection control, monitoring, and the treatment and care of our residents. We are also closely following all recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Like all nursing homes across the country we are still on restricted access—meaning that only essential staff and healthcare personnel can enter our facility. In most cases, we continue to prohibit visitors.

Coupled with providing all the treatment and care our residents require, our top priority is keeping our residents and staff safe. That is why we continue to medically screen our staff each time they enter our facility and we monitor all residents closely for any signs of illness.

Our staff are fully supplied with personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, gowns, eye protection, etc., and they use that equipment as required in their respective roles.

While our facility’s restricted access status prevents our residents from visiting with their family and friends, our staff are taking extra care to help provide for our residents’ emotional needs.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at info@cascadesrehab.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.



Updated: Apr 25, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends:

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.
Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.
We have been informed that one of our staff members has tested COVID-19 POSITIVE. The staff member was not involved in direct patient care and has not been in the facility since Thursday, April 23, 2020. Our staff member will follow quarantine protocols in their own home, and we wish them a full and speedy recovery.
We are monitoring all residents closely. We are in regular contact with the Utah Department of Health and we are following all their recommended protocols regarding the treatment, care, and safety of all residents and staff.
Currently, we have no known cases of residents with COVID-19 in our facility.
Regarding our staff and essential medical personnel, they are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.
We wish to thank numerous individuals, groups and companies who have offered support, donated meals for residents and staff, and simply extended kindness to them.
We will continue to update you on this website, http://www.cascadesrehab.com/status.html, when we have new information to share, and we encourage you to contact us via email with any questions or concerns regarding your loved ones. Again, our email address is info@cascadesrehab.com

Thank you for your continued support.

Posted: Apr 21, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

As our nation, state and local community cope with the novel coronavirus pandemic, we want to thank you for your continued support and understanding during these challenging times for all of us.
Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority. We are working closely with state and local health departments and continue to follow their guidance, as well as guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
As is being reported by national news outlets, the CDC and CMS on Sunday, April 19, announced a new initiative to require greater transparency for the reporting of COVID-19 cases at long-term care facilities. Moving forward, nursing homes will be required to inform residents and their families about any COVID-19 cases in their facilities.
We welcome this new initiative because it mirrors our own voluntary commitment to keep our residents, families, staff and the public fully informed about any COVID-19 cases at our facility, along with our efforts to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Please be assured we will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage to you contact us directly via email at info@cascadesrehab.com if you have any questions or concerns.
Thank you for your continued support.


Posted April 16, 2020

Dear Residents, Families and Friends,
Thank you for your continued support and understanding as we respond to the challenges presented by the Coronavirus We are providing you with this update because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families and our community.
Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority. We are pleased to inform you none of our residents or staff have tested positive for COVID-19 at this time.
As previously shared, as of Friday, March 13, 2020, all facilities like ours, across the nation, were required to be on restricted access. Since that time, only essential staff who pass a daily medical screening—as required by the CDC—have been allowed in the facility.
We wish to commend our staff for their continued efforts to provide the highest quality care for our residents.
We are in regular contact with state and local health officials and will continue to operate by the highest standards of safety, and in full compliance with guidance from these health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).
We wish to thank numerous individuals, groups and companies who have offered support and extended kindness to our residents and staff.
We will update you when we have new information to share, and we encourage you to contact us directly with any questions or concerns regarding your loved ones. Our email address is: info@cascadesrehab.com.
Thank you for your continued support.
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Posted: April 8, 2020
Thank you for your continued support and understanding as we respond to the challenges presented by COVID-19. We are providing you with this update because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families and our community.
Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents is our paramount priority. We are pleased to inform you none of our residents or staff has tested positive for COVID-19 at this time.
As previously shared, the residents who have been transferred to our facility from Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing are all being cared for in a separate wing while they undergo a 14-day quarantine. Prior to their transfer to our facility, all these residents tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19. We continue to monitor these and all our residents very closely for any signs or symptoms associated with the novel coronavirus.
We remain in regular contact with the Utah Department of Health and will continue to operate by the highest standards of safety, and in full compliance with guidance from the Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).
All staff and essential medical personal continue to be clinically screened prior to entering our facility, including getting their temperature checked, and we continue to restrict visitors. We wish to commend our staff for their continued efforts to provide the highest quality care for our residents during these difficult times.
We will update you when we have new information to share, and we encourage you to contact us directly via email with any questions or concerns regarding your loved ones. Our email address is info@cascadesrehab.com.
Thank you for your continued support.


Posted: March 15, 2020
Dear Residents, Families, and Friends:
Thank you for your continued support, patience and understanding. All our management and staff have been working tirelessly to keep your loved ones safe and cared for.
We are in frequent contact with the Utah Department of Health and the Bureau of Epidemiology to ensure that we are maintaining all infectious disease control protocols that the State of Utah recommends for COVID-19.
Currently, our facility shows no signs of COVID-19. We remain on a status of “restricted access” which only allows for essential staff to enter the building—and only when they have passed a temperature and symptom screen.
A need has arisen in the community where some patients from Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing (all of whom have recently tested COVID-19-NEGATIVE) must be moved to another facility due to a COVID-19 outbreak at Pine Creek. Cascades at Riverwalk has agreed to admit the resident/patients to our facility with the requirement that they all will be strictly quarantined for 14 days and will be physically separated from all other residents on a separate wing of the facility.
The Utah Department of Health is grateful for our offer to take these patients and has been providing us with guidance regarding the transfer of the patients.
Please let us reiterate that all resident/patients coming into Cascades at Riverwalk from Pine Creek Rehabilitation have tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19.
Please be assured that our staff will take every precaution when admitting any new patient to the facility.
The transport of the new resident/patients to Cascades at Riverwalk began this afternoon and should be completed by this evening.
We will continue to follow all the guidance of the agencies involved to protect and care for your loved ones.
If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to us through email at info@cascadesrehab.com.