This page serves to report positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as well as clusters of respiratory symptom in regards to the Tabitha Residents/Clients and TEAMembers. It is updated by end of business every Monday for the explicit use of Residents, Clients and their family members and/or responsible parties at Tabitha's Long-Term Care Communities.

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Preventative Measures in Place

  • No Resident Visitors allowed
  • Vitals are taken of each Resident daily (or more often as needed/care plan requires)
  • Meals served in Resident rooms
  • Cloth masks provided to each Resident
  • Clinical staff wears necessary PPE which includes masks and safety glasses when with 6-foot distance of Residents/Clients
  • Administrative staff required to wear cloth masks (but may remove when in office with closed door, alone)
  • Screening (including the recording of body temperature) prior to start of work is mandatory, failure to do so will result in disciplinary action
  • Practice social distancing rule of at least 6 feet—only 2 on elevators at a time
  • Do not congregate in groups of 10 or more
  • Remote conference meetings only, via phone or video
  • Remember your hands cannot be clean enough—practice good hand hygiene
  • Wipe Down Wednesdays—in addition to constantly wiping down, dedicate this day to deep clean area
  • Only essential clinical and approved administrative and Connectors, Volunteer staff on clinical floors/houses
  • Continue to follow Tabitha’s Employee Illness Protocol policy
  • Vendors have designated drop sites or at TNRC enter South/Main Entrance for deliveries—they are not to travel throughout the building
  • Collaborating with national, state and local health departments and organizations to stay abreast of best practices and updates
  • Request all employees to put these preventative measures in place not only at work but at home and when in public

By following all instructions properly, we have the potential to slow down the infection rate and ultimately save lives.

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We are finding creative ways to keep Tabitha Residents/Clients engaged and comfortable, while working with their families and friends to stay connected.

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Tabitha offers online and in-person community support groups.

Jennifer Zierott, RN-BC, Director of Resident Services at GracePointe by Tabitha Assisted Living & Memory Care Suites, earned her board certification in Gerontological Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Read more.

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Tabitha Residences—Douglas and Residence 2, located in Crete, Neb., have received the American Health Care Association (AHCA) Bronze Award—Commitment to Quality distinction. Read more.

Tabitha was voted Grand Island Independent’s annual best In-Home Care and runner up for Hospice Care by area residents. Read more.

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Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of online and in-person support groups. Learn more.

Tabitha offers a wide variety of Senior Care options including assisted living. With so many choices popping up in the area, it is important to note not all communities are created equal. Learn more about what sets Tabitha apart.

Lincoln’s Gateway Sertoma Club and nonprofit Tabitha welcomed golfers to play for a cause at NuMark Golf Course, raising $65,000 to support Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Read more.

Tabitha has promoted Felicia Rasmussen, RN, BSN, to director of nursing at Tabitha in Crete—The Gardens Assisted Living. Learn more.

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Nonprofit Tabitha is honored to be nominated for Best of Lincoln in Home Care, Retirement Community, Physical Therapy and Large Company to Work. Please vote for Tabitha through August 31 at www.BestofLincoln.net.

Tabitha, Grand Island’s trusted local nonprofit provider for 20+ years, is up for best hospice and in-home care company in the 2020 Best of Grand Island contest. Vote today.

As we age, we may experience an overall decline in the health of our teeth and gums. Here are a few helpful tips to protect your teeth and gums as you age.

Tabitha is proud to recognize TEAMembers who have been accepted into the all-new Nursing Student Program for the July-December 2020 session. Read their stories here.