COVID-19 Coping Resources

ACHCA knows that these trying times are creating a lot of stress for Administrators.  Leaders know when to ask for help.  We have put together this list of low cost and free options that may assist you and your teams in dealing with the stress.  As always, we thank you for everything you do each day for your patients, their families and your teams.

American Counseling Association – find a confidential counselor near you
Center for Health and Wellness
Heal the Healers Now - New Initiative to Provide Meditation to US Medical Providers Battling COVID-19

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.  800-985-5990 or text: 66746

A free therapist-led Facebook support group, where anyone can seek guidance and receive tips and resources about their mental health as it relates to the coronavirus outbreak — directly from a licensed therapist.
Free & Low Fee Online Therapy Sessions. therapists in the 50 US States who have agreed to lower their fees to $50 per session or less.

In these uncertain times, a lot of information is being disseminated.  We believe that the best and most updated information comes from CMS as well as our partners at the American Health Care Association (AHCA/NCAL), The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA, and the Association for Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) — Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Page  (released on February 8, 2021)





Joint Commission -

sb2 Novel Coronavirus Webcast Series -

Stotler Hayes Group, LLC -

Functional Pathways - How Proactive Therapy Partnership drove Positive Outcomes in 2020
Short Summary:  As senior living facilities managed multiple challenges simultaneously in the midst of PDPM transition and the global pandemic, proactive therapy teams combined enhanced care, creativity, technology, and communication to optimize resident safety and well-being — while sustaining positive outcomes.