Nursing home residents and staff are traumatized from the pandemic - collaborative care can help with recovery
Trauma-informed care ensures that both patients and staff feel supported in their care decisions. Owen Franken/Corbis Documentary via Getty ImagesFor older adults, social isolation may have dredged up past traumas that are difficult to come back from. And for those living in nursing homes that have been the center of outbreaks throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, these new traumas can make resuming care as usual even more difficult. Older adults more vulnerable to COVID-19 stayed home out of fear.news.yahoo.com
2 puppies covered in soot following South Side apartment blaze were injured 12-year-old boy’s only concern, officials say
A 12-year-old boy who was rescued from an apartment fire Thursday afternoon in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city’s South Side was only worried about his dogs, officials said.chicagotribune.com
Frontline Heroes: How childcare workers operate amid pandemic
A child is standing with a teacher just inside the main door, waiting to be picked up by a parent. Moments later, the boys father arrives at the door, stands outside and the teacher opens the door and hands him to his father. The kids who still attend are with teachers in classrooms and, from the sounds of it, most are having fun. On many occasions, one small thing would not be quite right and make the whole routine spiral out of control. As for the kids, theyre tough.
Doctors: Emergency rooms are ready to treat you safely amid COVID-19 pandemic
DETROIT There are people with serious health issues who are avoiding emergency rooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic because they fear contracting the virus at the hospital. Doctors say this is not the right perception of emergency rooms right now, including in Metro Detroit. Were seeing people stay at home with serious issues like heart attacks, strokes, appendicitis, things like that. More people dying at homeIn April 2019, 39 people died at home due to health issues in Oakland County. In April 2020, there were 110 people who died due to health issues at home in Oakland County.