Author Archives: Parents & Friends of Ludeman Center

May 1, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

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www.ludemanpflc.org

Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.
We received the following information from the Ludeman Center this evening for the May 1st COVID-19 testing results:

* Ludeman Residents:  156 tested positive.  99 tested negative. 90 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff: Unchanged – 68 tested positive. 
* 31 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that have been tested for COVID-19.

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

Ludeman Supplies in Greatest Need:
Disposable Stethoscopes
Disposable Surgical Gowns
Surgical KN95 Masks
Oral or Temporal Thermometers
Wall Mounted Hand Sanitizers – Holder and Sanitizer Supply
Sanitizer Wipes, Disinfectant Spray

If you are able to fulfill any of the above supplies to Ludeman, e-mail us at ludeman.pflc@gmail.com and we will be happy to pick up or give you instructions to ship your donation.  Thank you!

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

April 30, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

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Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.
We received the following information from the Ludeman Center this afternoon for the April 30th COVID-19 testing results:

* Ludeman Residents:  Unchanged – 155 tested positive.  99 tested negative. 91 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff: 68 tested positive. 
* 30 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that have been tested for COVID-19.

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

Ludeman Supplies in Greatest Need:
Disposable Stethoscopes
Disposable Surgical Gowns
Surgical KN95 Masks
Oral or Temporal Thermometers
Wall Mounted Hand Sanitizers – Holder and Sanitizer Supply
Sanitizer Wipes, Disinfectant Spray

If you are able to fulfill any of the above supplies to Ludeman, e-mail us at ludeman.pflc@gmail.com and we will be happy to pick up or give you instructions to ship your donation.  Thank you!

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

April 29, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

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April 29, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.
We received the following information from the Ludeman Center this afternoon for the April 29th COVID-19 testing results:

* Ludeman Residents:  155 tested positive.  99 tested negative. 91 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff: Unchanged – 65 tested positive. 
* 30 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that have been tested for COVID-19.

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

Ludeman Supplies in Greatest Need:
Disposable Stethoscopes
Disposable Surgical Gowns
Surgical KN95 Masks
Oral or Temporal Thermometers
Wall Mounted Hand Sanitizers – Holder and Sanitizer Supply
Sanitizer Wipes, Disinfectant Spray

If you are able to fulfill any of the above supplies to Ludeman, e-mail us at ludeman.pflc@gmail.com and we will be happy to pick up or give you instructions to ship your donation.  Thank you!

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

April 28, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

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Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.
We received the following information from the Ludeman Center this afternoon for the COVID-19 April 28th testing results:

* Ludeman Residents:  150 tested positive.  90 tested negative. 105 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff:  65 tested positive. 
* 29 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that have been tested and received results for COVID-19.

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

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

April 25 and 26, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status

Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.
We received the following information from the Ludeman Center this afternoon for the COVID-19 testing results.   Of note, the count remained the same for both days,  Saturday April 25th and Sunday April 26th:

* Ludeman Residents:   146 tested positive.  82 tested negative. 117 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff:  58 tested positive. 
* 28 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that have been tested and received results for COVID-19.

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

Ludeman Supplies in Greatest Need:
Disposable Stethoscopes
Disposable Surgical Gowns
Surgical KN95 Masks
Oral or Temporal Thermometers
Wall Mounted Hand Sanitizers – Holder and Sanitizer Supply
Sanitizer Wipes, Disinfectant Spray

If you are able to fulfill any of the above supplies to Ludeman, e-mail us at ludeman.pflc@gmail.com and we will be happy to pick up or give you instructions to ship your donation.  Thank you!

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

April 26, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status Update

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At this time, we have been in contact with the Ludeman Center for a current update for Saturday, April 25th and today, April 26th.  The draft of an update is being updated and under review.  We anticipate that a report will be available tomorrow. Thank you for your patience.

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

April 25, 2020 PFLC Reminder

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THERE WILL NOT BE A PARENTS AND FRIENDS OF THE LUDEMAN CENTER SPRING GENERAL MEETING TOMORROW, APRIL 26TH.

Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis we have postponed all 2020 PFLC sponsored events.  We will reschedule once “life returns to normal”.

The PFLC Board of Directors and Members wish to thank all the generous donors that have been able to provide much needed supplies and monetary donations to care for our loved ones at Ludeman. 

You are the Heroes!

At this time, we do not have an updated status of the COVID-19 at the Ludeman Center.  As soon as we are informed, we will post the update as soon as possible.

Please Stay Safe and Healthy!

PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – April 24, 2020 Legal Guardian Contact Information

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Hello PFLC Family and Friends,

If you have a loved one that resides at the Ludeman Center or any of the other 6 State Operated Development Centers, Legal Guardians are being contacted to verify your current contact information such as Phone Number, Address, and E-Mail.  The calls are incoming from the 217 Springfield area code. 

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – April 24, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status Update

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We received the following update from the Ludeman Center this morning:
Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.

* Ludeman Residents:   133 tested positive.  78 tested negative. 134 pending results.
* Ludeman Staff:  37 tested positive. 3 tested negative.
* 24 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that have been tested.

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

Ludeman Supplies in Greatest Need Order:
Disposable Surgical Gowns
Surgical KN95 Masks
Oral or Temporal Thermometers
Pulse Oximeters
Wall Mounted Hand Sanitizers – Holder and Sanitizer Supply
Sanitizer Wipes, Disinfectant Spray

If you are able to fulfill any of the above supplies to Ludeman, e-mail us at ludeman.pflc@gmail.com and we will be happy to pick up or give you instructions to ship your donation.  Thank you!

It is with great sorrow that the Ludeman Center has lost a kind, gentle, and caring staff member.  PFLC sends their condolences to Ms. Abernathy’s family and Ludeman family for their loss. 
ABC7 Chicago – Michelle Abernathy
PLFC is having a Memorial Tree planted in her honor.

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – April 21, 2020 Ludeman COVID-19 Status Update

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 Hello PFLC Parents and Friends,

We received the following update from the Ludeman Center this evening:
Ludeman is continuing to test all residents who have not been previously tested for COVID-19. The additional testing is based on recommendations from the infectious disease physician who is consulting with the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health. This will enable Ludeman to continue the best possible precautionary, clinical and medical programming and supports for the people they serve.  Ludeman will notify families of the testing process and results.

* Ludeman Residents:   101 tested positive.  14 tested negative. 
* Ludeman Staff:  35 tested positive. 3 tested negative.
* 20 of 38 occupied Ludeman Homes have individuals that tested positive.

As many of you are aware, the Illinois Governor has deployed 22 National Guard resources that are on-site at the Ludeman Center to assist with wellness checks  and other assigned duties.

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

Stay Safe and Healthy!
PFLC Board of Directors
www.ludemanpflc.org
ludeman.pflc@gmail.com