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Dynamics Incorporated Discusses New Nano Wave Air Device

December 7, 2020

As seen and heard on KDKA, Dynamics Incorporated CEO and founder, Jell Mullen, discusses their new Nano Wave Air Device which Presbyterian SeniorCare Network has recently deployed to fight COVID-19. Learn more by clicking here to watching the full interview.

Senior Communities’ Wish Lists Available on Amazon.com

December 4, 2020

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Announces Holiday Gift-giving Opportunity

Pittsburgh, PA, December 4, 2020 – There’s no place like home for the holidays, and Presbyterian SeniorCare Network is appealing to the public to make this holiday even more special for hundreds of residents in their care.

The Lifestyle Engagement Teams from four Presbyterian SeniorCare Network campuses collaborated to create an Amazon Registry of personally selected gifts for each of the residents in their communities.

According to Brittney Sarnese, the Lifestyle Engagement champion for this new gift-giving campaign, the Presbyterian Senior Care Network teams are getting very creative about making the 2020 holiday safe and joyful despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.

“We’re excited about going beyond the traditional celebrations and gift exchanges that we normally would do, which we have already reimagined to meet social distancing and other COVID-19 precautionary measures this year. This Amazon gift registry idea is meant as an extra, added surprise for our residents, especially when they find out that their personally selected gift is from a thoughtful donor.”

The public is encouraged to participate by placing a registry order on Amazon.com prior to December 16th, which will allow for the campus “elves” to wrap and include a personalized note of cheer for delivery to each resident on Christmas Day. The links for the participating Presbyterian SeniorCare Network campuses are noted below:

(Benefits residents from Longwood Hanna HealthCare Center and Personal Care communities)

(Benefits residents from Skilled Nursing and Personal Care communities)

(Benefits residents of Westminster Place, the Willows, and Woodside Place of Oakmont)

(Benefits residents of Southminster Place, Southmont, and Woodside Place of Washington)

Like many other non-profit organizations, Presbyterian SeniorCare Network relies on donations to help fund the innovative programs and services provided to the older adults in their care. For questions about placing an order on the Amazon Registry sites for each of the campuses’ holiday wish lists for residents, please contact Brittney Sarnese via email at bsarnese@srcare.org. For other donation opportunities, visit www.GivetoSrCare.org.

Long-term Care Organization Deploys New Technology to Fight COVID-19

December 3, 2020

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Announces Utilization of Dynamics Nanowave Technology Device

Pittsburgh, PA, December 3, 2020 –  Today Presbyterian SeniorCare Network® announced it is the first aging services provider to deploy a new Nanowave technology device made by Dynamics that will help in the fight to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The Network’s COVID-19 Task Force Leader, Susan Dachille, RN, MBA VP, of Quality and Risk Management, noted, “We’re pleased to have been able to collaborate early with Dynamics in our ongoing pursuit of new technologies and evidence-based practices that can heighten our precautionary and infection control measures, especially during this pandemic.”

In November, Dynamics released Nanowave Air™, the first publicly available product to incorporate the Nanowave technology. The Dynamics proprietary Nanowave technology is the first technology to inactivate SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  Today, Dynamics separately announced that its Nanowave technology also has successfully inactivated the deadly Staphylococcus bacteria in fast moving air and inactivation rates have been developed for the pathogens that cause the common cold, staph infection, influenza, and tuberculosis, among others. 

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network received its first two Nanowave Air devices on November 25th. These were deployed immediately in two employee breakrooms at the Willows skilled nursing center on the Oakmont campus, which also is where Presbyterian SeniorCare Network is headquartered. According to Dachille, breakrooms are areas that get used throughout the day by a variety of staff members at appropriate intervals to limit group size and with appropriate social distancing. However, despite staff being screened each day before going to their shifts, as well as social distancing and other precautions, employees need to take off their mask when eating or drinking.

Dachille remarked, “We know that masking is one of the primary precautions in terms of helping to deter the spread of the virus by asymptomatic persons. So in an abundance of caution, we decided to use the Nanowave devices in the breakrooms, since it’s the one area where masking cannot be 100% of the time.”

Despite the limited supply, Presbyterian SeniorCare Network has secured an additional nine Nanowave Air devices. Once received, the plan is to initially deploy them in additional breakrooms across its communities in the Oakmont and Verona area since this geography represents the Network’s greatest concentration of employees. “The portability of these devices also is an attractive feature for us since we can move these to other geographies in our Network or different areas within a community based on changing needs and priorities,” added Dachille.

For more information about the Network’s commitment to protecting its residents and team members from COVID-19, visit www.srcare.org/coronavirus-update. For more information on Nanowave AirTM and Dynamics Nanowave technology, visit https://www.nanowaveair.com.

 
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