Tip # 1: Where’s the Focus
Just as a “selfie” is all about YOUR SELF, Person-Centered Care is all about the PERSON! So why are we looking at Person-Centered Care? Please see the flyer here for more information.
CMS Memorandum S&C 14-42-NH: Release of Learning Tool on Building Respect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults
- Release of Training Materials: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announce the release of a free learning tool on Building Respect for LGBT Older Adults.
- Program Content and Design: The learning tool addresses the needs and rights of older LGBT adults in long-term care (LTC) and is presented in six online training modules.
- Target Audience: The learning tool is intended for LTC providers.
View the memo S&C 14-42-NH or visit www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Policy-and-Memos-to-States-and-Regions-Items/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-14-42.html.
October 21, 2014: The New Face of Leadership in the Household Model presented by LaVrene Norton, MSW
Location: Cider Hill Family Orchard’s Event Barn, Kansas City, KS
Please visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9tfvfiy809044a6&llr=aievf5bab for more information or to register for this one-day workshop.
October 17, 2014: Understanding the Culture Change: Why organizational design is important
Guest: LaVrene Norton, MSW, Founder and Executive Leader, Action Pact
To learn more and register for this web-based talk show, please visit www.actionpact.com/calendar/event_details/conversations_with_carmen_webinar.
This program has been approved by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators for 3.0 (A) administrative hours!
Dates and locations:
September 17, 2014: Region 7 – St. Louis
September 19, 2014: Region 1 – Springfield
September 22, 2014: Region 5 – Hannibal
September 26, 2014: Region 2 – Cape Girardeau
September 29, 2014: Region 3 – Kansas City
September 30, 2014: Region 4 – St. Joseph
October 2, 2014: Region 6 – Jefferson City
To view the updated flyer click here. All other handouts are below.
ELDA Region 1
ELDA Region 2 and 7
ELDA Region 3
ELDA Region 5
ELDA Region 6
Improving Dementia Care – Antipsychotic Reduction
PCC Tip #1
Medical evidence from recent research studies has demonstrated that restrictive diets for elder individuals in long-term care are of little benefit, and in fact can be detrimental. Please visit http://www.pioneernetwork.net/Store.
August 15, 2014: Conversations with Carmen
Guest: Linda Bump, RD, LNHA, Action Pact Consultant, first administrator of the Household Model. To learn more and register for this web-based talk show, please visit www.actionpact.com/calendar/event_details/conversations_with_carmen_webinar.