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The Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center mission is to advocate for the rights of all the residents of Elisabeth Ludeman Center, to work with the Center towards quality of life enhancement, and to act as an all-volunteer support organization for the family members and friends of the residents.

IMPORTANT!  
LATEST LUDEMAN CENTER UPDATES ON COVID-19

All Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center sponsored events and general meetings are cancelled until further notice.  When we can resume the events and general meetings, an update will be posted on this website.

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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!  The Chicago Major League Baseball Organizations and their business partners generously donated 2,200 Rain Ponchos to the Ludeman Center.  They will be used as an alternative covering until disposable gowns are available for our healthcare resources. 

The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox heard our cry for supplies, and they DELIVERED FASTER THAN A GRAND SLAM.  Kudos to you, and you have our heartfelt thanks.  We will be cheering you on when the BASEBALL SEASON IS ON!

PFLC extends a special THANK YOU to all the PFLC Parents and Friends that have reached out and networked to get Face Shields and Masks for Ludeman.  We are so grateful for all you are doing to keep the Ludeman Staff and Residents protected from this horrific virus.

May 26, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

Ludeman has tested all residents at the Ludeman Center for COVID-19.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.

IDHS COVID-19 Data & Frequently Asked Questions

* Ludeman Residents:  204 tested positive.  196 tested negative. 0 pending results.       
* Ludeman Staff: 118 tested positive. Aware of 98 employees have tested negative.
* 18 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes are being supported in droplet isolation.

Staff Wellness checks are being conducted before reporting to their assignment.

May 23, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

* Ludeman Residents:  204 tested positive.  111 have recovered. 196 tested negative. 0 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff: 119 tested positive. 80 Recovered and Returned to Work, and are also aware 98 employees have tested negative.
* 24 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes are being supported in droplet isolation.

May 22, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status and Chicago Tribune Article

* Ludeman Residents:  204 tested positive.  111 have recovered. 196 tested negative. 0 pending results.                     NOTE: Some individuals have been tested more than once.                                         
* Ludeman Staff: 119 tested positive. 80 Recovered and Returned to Work, and are also aware 98 employees have tested negative.
* 24 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes are being supported in droplet isolation.

Chicago Tribune Article – 5.22.2020

The Chicago Tribune published an article about the COVID-19 impacts in State Operated Development Centers and Developmentally Disabled privately managed congregate care facilities. Our PFLC Board Member was interviewed for the article as well as the MPA Board Member.  Click on the link below to read the full article. 

5.22.2020 Chicago Tribune – ‘Our residents are in crisis’

May 15, 2020 – Support Persons In Health Care Facilities (Including Hospitals)

Allison Stark, Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Illinois Department of Human Services, has collaborated with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to issue guidelines regarding support persons in Health Care Facilities (Including Hospitals).

This is a significant step in making sure our loved ones are supported by a guardian, family member, caregiver, or paid support worker if they are transported or admitted from a facility to a health care facility.

Please read the attached letter from Dr. Ngozi O. Ezike, MD, Director, Illinois Department of Public Health.

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PFLC – ARCHIVED COVID-19 STATUS UPDATES AND REFERENCE MATERIAL

5.16.2020 – 5.21.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
5.11.2020 – 5.15.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
5.6.2020 – 5.10.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
5.5.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Update
5.5.2020 Giving Tuesday Now
5.2.2020 Chicago Sun-Times Article
5.1.2020 – 5.4.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
4.28.2020 – 4.30.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
4.24.2020 Legal Guardian Contact Information
4.24.2020 – 4.26.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
4.21.2020 PFLC Ludeman COVID-19 Update
4.20.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Update #1, #2
4.16.2020 – 4.19.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Updates
4.10.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status Update
4.9.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status Update
4.7.2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status Update
4.6.2020 Update for PLFC
4.5.2020 State-Wide Update
4.5.2020 Grace Hou, Secretary, IDHS
4.3.2020 PFLC – Ludeman Update
4.3.2020 Grace Hou,Secretary, IDHS
4.1.2020 Ludeman Family – Guardian Letter
3.31.2020 PFLC – Ludeman Update
03.30.2020 LUDEMAN COVID-19 NOTIFICATION
3-20-2020 Letter to Family Guardians
3.19.2020 Letter to Family Guardians
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3.4.2020 IDPH COVID-19 Guidance LTC

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