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Join Us in Celebrating Our New Brand

Cornerstone Healthcare Solutions is proud to announce and celebrate our transition to a new corporate name and brand identity as Advena Living, representing a system of six beautiful continuing-care and community living facilities located across Kansas.

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Latest Guidance for Visitors During COVID-19

Our federal governing body, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has issued the following guidelines regarding visitation in nursing homes. These guidelines are in effect for all visitors, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Outdoor visits are preferred as much as possible, as they generally pose a lower risk of virus transmission because of the increased space and airflow. We do understand outdoor visits may not always be possible in the case of bad weather and other factors.
  • Visitors are still required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times and encouraged to maintain social distancing. 
  • Indoor visits are allowed for all residents.

For all visits, we ask that visitors abide by the following CMS-issued guidelines:

  • Completion of Covid-19 symptom screening immediately upon entry to the building
  • Wearing a well-fitting mask over the mouth and nose at all times
  • Please go straight to the designated visitation area and then to the exit when your visit has ended
  • Maintain social distance of at least 6 feet between your loved one as well as all other residents
    • Fully vaccinated residents may choose to have close contact, including touch, with their loved one
  • Perform hand hygiene when entering and exiting the building

To maintain social distancing and infection protocols, we are limiting the number of people visiting a resident to two at a time for indoor visits, and four at a time for outdoor visits. Additionally, we request that you make appointments with facility staff before your visit.

These visitation guidelines will change if a staff member or facility resident tests positive for COVID-19. In that case, visits will be limited to the unaffected area of the building. In any case that multiple areas of the building are affected, indoor visits will be suspended until the facility meets the requirements to come out of quarantine.

We appreciate everyone’s support, understanding and patience!

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A Week to Honor our Caregivers: May 9-15

We are proud to recognize our skilled nurses and caregivers during May 9-15 for National Skilled Nursing Care Week. Because we have leaned on our nurses so much during the pandemic in the past year, it’s even more important now to show our sincere appreciation for the selfless work they do.

The theme of National Skilled Nursing Care Week is “Together Through the Seasons,” honoring the tireless dedication of skilled nurses and support staff in providing compassionate care to facility residents through good times and bad. While facing the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, our nurses have always stayed committed to providing the best care possible, keeping residents safe, and giving them the personal attention they need and deserve in a time of stress and isolation.

As we focus on our reasons for hope regarding COVID-19, our skilled nurses have led the way toward getting us through. We invite everyone to join us in saying “thank you” to a skilled nurse today, and in celebrating them during their dedicated week!