Tag: Elm Manor

Lawmakers voice concerns at hearing on nursing home policy amid COVID-19 pandemic

Lawmakers voice concerns at hearing on nursing home policy amid COVID-19 pandemic

This first part of the joint Senate-Assembly public hearings on the state’s COVID-19 response inside nursing homes concluded on Monday, revealing lessons for upstate New York representatives ahead of the next hearing slated for August 10th. State assembly members and senators were ... MORE
Family in search of answers, as life comes to an end at Elm Manor

Family in search of answers, as life comes to an end at Elm Manor

William “Bill” Vishneski Sr. had always been a comedian, bringing laughter and smiles to the faces of almost anyone he encountered. Serving as a paratrooper during the Korea War, he had always been proud – like his Polish roots. Even at the ... MORE
Previewing major public hearings in Albany over COVID-19 response in nursing homes

Previewing major public hearings in Albany over COVID-19 response in nursing homes

A few days from now the highly-anticipated two-part public hearing on the response of nursing homes amid the Coronavirus Pandemic will take place. Ahead of that, which kicks off on Monday, New York State Sen. Pam Helming (R-54) says she will be ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Sen. Ortt talks nursing homes, impact executive orders had on health and safety of residents (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Sen. Ortt talks nursing homes, impact executive orders had on health and safety of residents (podcast)

While Gov. Andrew Coumo is content with his track record and efforts to contain the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 in nursing homes across New York State, lawmakers are not sold on those policies. This includes Sen. Minority Leader Robert Ortt (R-62), who ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Daughter of resident speaks out ab

DAILY DEBRIEF: Another family member speaks out about Elm Manor (podcast)

From asymptomatic to dead. As our investigation into Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing continues, another personal story from a former resident’s daughter. Officials at the nursing home told Christina Miller than her father Ralph had contracted COVID-19, but was asymptomatic. She called ... MORE
‘You didn’t know he passed away?’: Daughter describes feeling

‘You didn’t know he passed away?’: Daughter talks about learning her father died of COVID-19 at Elm Manor, hours after being told he was ‘asymptomatic’

It was noon on Memorial Day when Patricia Miller just found-out that her father Ralph Miller Sr. contracted COVID-19 while residing at Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Canandaigua. “I had someone call me who said she worked at Elm Manor ... MORE
Disability rights advocate reflects on time at Elm Manor Rehabilitation in Canandaigua

Disability rights advocate reflects on time at Elm Manor Rehabilitation in Canandaigua

In the aftermath of Harold Perryman speaking-out about the recent death of his wife, Beatrice, who contracted the novel coronavirus and the abuses that she endured while at the Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Jen Sims, a disability rights advocate reflected ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Harold Perryman talks about wife's death at Elm Manor Rehab (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Harold Perryman talks about wife’s death at Elm Manor Rehab (podcast)

It was 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 21st when Harold Perryman of Shortsville called Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Canandaigua. Each morning he would call-in to wish his wife Beatrice, “Bea” good morning as she would start her own day ... MORE
Tragedy at Elm Manor amid pandemic: “If I didn’t call my wife every day, I wouldn’t have known”

Husband speaks about wife’s death at Elm Manor: “If I didn’t call every day, I wouldn’t have known”

It was 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 21st when Harold Perryman of Shortsville called Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Canandaigua. Each morning he would call-in to wish his wife Beatrice, “Bea” good morning as she would start her own day ... MORE