This 4-part webinar series introduces evidence-based framework including person-directed care principles targeting current issues for residents living with dementia.
September 23, 2014: Nursing Practice Model for Long-Term Care Settings
October 21, 2014: Preventing Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents-Focus on the role of the Nurse
November 20, 2014: Eliminating the Use of Antipsychotic Medications- It Can’t BE Done Without Professional Nurses
December 11, 2014: Teamwork: Nurses and Nursing Assistants Working Together to Provide Person-Centered Care
Please visit www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/HotTopics for more information about this webinar series.
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine presents a free 5-hour professional development course focusing on the overall quality of care given to persons with dementia. Please visit www.amda-training.com for more information and registration.
Dementia Beyond Disease
May 16, 2014: Conversations with Carmen
Guest: Al Power, MD, Board-certified Geriatrician, Eden Educator, Author of Dementia beyond Drugs and Dementia beyond Disease. To learn more and register for this web-based talk show, please visit www.actionpact.com/calendar/event_details/conversations_with_carmen_webinar.
Special Free Screening Coming to a Theatre Near You!
You are invited to attend a free screening of “Alive Inside,” a documentary about the power of music to restore some neurological function and quality of life to nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions.
June 11, 2014 – St. Louis (Des Peres 14)
June 12, 2014 – Lake Ozark (Eagles’ Landing 8)
June 13, 2014 – Bethany (BigTime Cinema)
Stay after the film for a live question & answer session with Dan Cohen, MSW, founding Executive Director of Music & Memory.
Discover the power of music. Do not miss this truly inspirational and heart-warming film!
Advanced registration is not required.
- FREE Nursing Home Administrator 2.0 Patient Care CEUs
- FREE Social Worker 2.0 CEUs
- FREE Activity Professionals 2.0 CEUs
Please view the flyer here: Alive Inside – A Story of Music and Memory June 2014
This event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter, the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation, the Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care Continuum Change (MC5), and Primaris. Read more about this event in New Generations – Volume 12, Issue 2, Spring 2014!
The Section for Long-Term Care Regulation has published New Generations – Volume 12, Issue 2, Spring 2014.
A complimentary color copy will be distributed via regular mail to each licensed home in Missouri. The spring issue is now available on the Department’s website, along with an archive of previous issues. Please visit http://health.mo.gov/seniors/nursinghomes/providerinfo.php.