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Capitol Hill among few to finish nationwide COVID-19 training program
Capitol Hill among few to finish nationwide COVID-19 training program

Capitol Hill Healthcare is one of a small number of long-term healthcare facilities to have completed a federal training program on COVID-19. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) program is for clinical staff and management and part of a nationwide effort to combat the spread of the disease in nursing homes. According to

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Capitol Hill Healthcare welcomes back visitors
Capitol Hill Healthcare welcomes back visitors

Capitol Hill Healthcare is excited to announce the return of in-person visitation for residents and their loved ones. Montgomery County and our facility have met the criteria recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Alabama for re-opening long-term healthcare facilities to visitors. As of Oct. 13, outdoor visits with residents are allowed

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What to expect when visits resume at Capitol Hill Healthcare
What to expect when visits resume at Capitol Hill Healthcare

Governor Kay Ivey announced the extension of the Safer at Home order for Alabama in late September. That order includes new provisions that will impact nursing home residents and their loved ones. Subject to reasonable restrictions, each nursing home resident may now receive visits from one caregiver or visitor at a time. So, what does

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Capitol Hill Healthcare adds extra measures to protect residents and staff
Capitol Hill Healthcare adds extra measures to protect residents and staff

Capitol Hill Healthcare is making every effort to eradicate the threat of COVID-19. To supplement our daily hygiene efforts, we are working with an external sanitation company. This decision is a proactive measure to protect the well-being of our residents and staff. Our team of dedicated health care professionals continues to work closely with local

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An update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
An update on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Since news of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak became known in January, like other healthcare providers, we began monitoring this situation and educating ourselves about this new virus. We feel it is important to share reliable information with our community about this global public health challenge. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person

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Statement from Capitol Hill Healthcare on confirmed COVID-19 cases
Statement from Capitol Hill Healthcare on confirmed COVID-19 cases

Montgomery, Ala. — In late March, Capitol Hill Healthcare learned that one of our residents tested positive for COVID-19 while at a local hospital. After learning of this diagnosis, we implemented additional safety precautions for our residents and staff. Out of caution for our other residents and staff, we sought testing for residents that may

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Statement from Capitol Hill Healthcare on confirmed COVID-19 case
Statement from Capitol Hill Healthcare on confirmed COVID-19 case

Montgomery, Ala. — Capitol Hill Healthcare has learned that one of our residents tested positive for COVID-19. The resident went to a local hospital on March 26 and was tested there. The resident is still in the hospital’s care and has been receiving excellent medical treatment. At this time, our heartfelt thoughts are with this

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Statement from Capitol Hill Healthcare on COVID-19 case
Statement from Capitol Hill Healthcare on COVID-19 case

Montgomery, Ala. — On March 23, 2020, Capitol Hill Healthcare learned that one of our employees may have symptoms related to COVID-19. The employee was last at work on March 16 and did not have any symptoms until March 17. On March 18, the employee received a COVID-19 test at an emergency testing site in

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Capitol Hill Healthcare wins second statewide excellence award
Capitol Hill Healthcare wins second statewide excellence award

Capitol Hill Healthcare has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Commitment to Performance Excellence Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first tier of three progressive award levels through the Alabama Performance Excellence Award Program (ALPEX). The program promotes quality and high performance

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Capitol Hill recognized nationally for improving quality of long-term care
Capitol Hill recognized nationally for improving quality of long-term care

Capitol Hill Healthcare has been recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its achievements in the quality of care they provide. The 284-bed center accomplished three out of four national goals including improved customer satisfaction, functional outcomes (mobility) for residents and safe reduction of off-label use of

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