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Category Archives: Culture Change

Person Centered Care Tips

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

CMS Memorandum S&C 14-42-NH: Release of Learning Tool on Building Respect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults

Summary:

  • 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.

The New Face of Leadership in the Household Model

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.

Understanding the Culture Change: Why organizational design is important – Conversations with Carmen

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.

2014 Annual Long-Term Care Provider Meetings

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.

Culture Change
ELDA ALL
ELDA Region 1
ELDA Region 2 and 7
ELDA Region 3
ELDA Region 5
ELDA Region 6
Improving Dementia Care – Antipsychotic Reduction
Medicare
Root Cause
PCC Tip #1

New Dining Standards Toolkit Available Now from Pioneer Network

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.

Highest Practicable Level of Well-Being Applied to Dining

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.