Johns Hopkins University
Strategies for Senior Housing Communities during COVID-19
Johns Hopkins University

Strategies for Senior Housing Communities during COVID-19

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Juliana Bilowich
Alice Bonner
Molly Nace

Instructors: Juliana Bilowich

4.8

(151 reviews)

Beginner level

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10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Develop emergency preparedness plans related to COVID-19 policies, practices and procedures

  • Employ effective COVID-related infection prevention strategies and communication methods

  • Understand regulations around managing occupancy, community access, and behavior

  • Identify methods for promoting staff and resident well-being during COVID-19

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There are 6 modules in this course

This module provides a foundational understanding of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), challenges specific to Senior Housing communities, and how to structure your pandemic emergency preparedness response strategies.

What's included

5 videos4 readings1 quiz

This module covers several infection prevention topics to help you develop and implement practices to reduce COVID-19 transmission. First, it distinguishes how policies, procedures and practices each play a role in preventing and responding to COVID-19. Then it describes factors that contribute to COVID-19 outbreaks and how to prevent them, mask usage, cleaning and disinfection, staffing considerations, and communication strategies for different stakeholders.

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8 videos1 reading3 quizzes

This module covers how senior housing operations are impacted by the pandemic and suggests adaptations to occupancy procedures, community access, and behavior management to lower the risk of COVID-19 transmission on site.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz

This module discusses reasons for increased stress, anxiety, and feelings of isolation among staff and residents during this time and what types of programs and policies can be implemented to promote well-being.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz

This module discusses how to create partnerships with local and state health agencies to support your community’s response to COVID-19. It also provides resources about the COVID-19 vaccinations, distribution, and messaging.

What's included

1 video4 readings2 quizzes

The Final Assessment asks about changes you've made to your community's emergency response strategies while taking this course. Prior to starting the Quiz, read the Overarching Resources section and revisit any uncompleted assignments or items that may have required follow up with others in your community.

What's included

1 reading1 quiz1 plugin

Instructors

Instructor ratings
4.8 (51 ratings)
Juliana Bilowich
Johns Hopkins University
2 Courses11,717 learners
Alice Bonner
Johns Hopkins University
2 Courses11,717 learners
Molly Nace
Johns Hopkins University
2 Courses11,717 learners

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