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COVID-19, July 29 2021 Update

July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021 The heat of summer can be inviting, however the recent COVID-19 forecast is rather dismal. The positivity rate has tripled in Milwaukee County since the beginning of the month. This increase has impacted our community as well. Today we had a Maplewood employee test positive.  We have begun contact tracing and any […]

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COVID-19, July 20 2021 Update

July 20, 2021

July 20, 2021 Summer has brought renewed optimism around COVID-19, however we continue to watch and follow guidelines established by CMS and CDC.  While our county rate has been below 5%, we are seeing a slight uptick recently so our Covid-19 Committee will continue to monitor this and provide updates to residents, families and employees […]

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Popcorn for a Purpose

July 15, 2021

VMP Healthcare & Community Living held its first fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association — Popcorn for a Purpose. Our generous community donated over $400 for the association. We are very thankful for everyone that participated in this purposeful (and delicious) event. VMP would also like to extend a huge thank you to Tri City National […]

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COVID-19, June 28 2021 Update

June 28, 2021

June 28, 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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