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COVID-19, June 4 2021 Update

June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021   While the mask mandate may have expired across the state, at VMP we are continuing to follow the CMS and CDC recommendations which includes residents, employees and visitors wearing masks when out of their room or apartment.  Our Covid-19 Committee is reviews these guidelines weekly and will provide updates to residents, […]

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June 23: VITAS and VMP Present: Overcoming the Emotional Barriers of COVID-19

May 27, 2021

We miss you! Join us for an in-person educational program Wednesday, June 23rd from 2:00-3:00pm. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people feeling isolated, bereaved, and overwhelmed — all potential risk factors for depression. Thankfully these risk factors can be mitigated with the right resources and appropriate support. Please join VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading […]

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COVID-19, May 21 2021 Update

May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021 We continue to monitor the updates from CMS and CDC.  Our Covid-19 Committee is thoroughly reviewing these and will provide updates to residents, families and employees as appropriate. Visitation continues under the following Core Principles of Covid-19 Infection Prevention: Each visitor must sign into the kiosks in Maplewood or Palmer House lobby, […]

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Now Accepting Applications for CPE Program Fall Semester

May 18, 2021

Dear Faith Community: Grace and peace to you this Easter Season! I write this with the hope of connecting with you and the people of your congregation more intentionally around Clinic Pastoral Education (CPE). CPE is an educational program and internship for ministry, in which students gain valuable experiences serving in pastoral care. Students learn […]

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National Nursing Home Week 2021

May 11, 2021

Held annually since 1967 National Nursing Home Week is one of the largest events in the skilled nursing communities. Starting on the second Sunday of May, National Nursing Home Week celebrates skilled nursing communities across the country and the hard work and dedication of staff. This year VMP is honoring the commitment and enthusiasm of […]

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COVID-19, April 28 2021 Update

April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021 We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and patience with our visitation policy. CMS and CDC released some modifications to the Covid-19 dining and visitation guidelines this week. Our Covid-19 Committee is thoroughly reviewing these and will provide updates as soon as we have them. Until then our process remains the same: Outside visitors will […]

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COVID-19, April 16 2021 Update

April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021 Spring has sprung throughout the VMP campus! We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and patience with our new visitation policy. CMS and CDC Covid-19 guidelines remain the same as the last few weeks therefore our policy remains as follows: Outside visitors will be allowed into resident rooms or apartment and/or a designated area under […]

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COVID-19, April 1 2021 Update

April 1, 2021

Happy Easter Week! We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and patience with our new visitation policy.  The CMS and CDC Covid-19 guidelines remain the same as the last few weeks therefore our policy remains as follows: Outside visitors will be allowed into resident rooms or apartment and/or a designated area under the following Core Principles of Covid-19 […]

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COVID-19 March 22, 2021 Update

March 22, 2021

After review of the CMS and CDC Covid-19 guidelines, we are happy to announce changes to our current visitation policy. We will be implementing the following updates that will allow for increased visitation while continuing to provide a safe environment for everyone. Outside visitors will be allowed into resident rooms or apartment and/or a designated […]

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VMP: A Year in the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 19, 2021

March 12th, 2021 marks one full year since VMP has been in shutdown due to COVID-19. It’s difficult to put into words what has taken place over the last 365 days. These photos speak volumes to the dedication, fearlessness, and sacrifice our team has demonstrated and the unity, support, and gratitude from our residents and […]

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