March 1-2, 2016: Mid-Year Conference
Location: Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, MO
MHCA hosts a Mid-Year Conference in March which features educational sessions along with our annual Legislative Reception.
Please visit the Missouri Health Care Association’s event page here for the full brochure and registration info.
February 16, 2016: Work Opportunity Tax Credit
Presenter: Jennifer Rohen, CliftonLarsonAllen
In this session you will learn about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). This tax credit allows employers to reduce their federal tax liability. Join us to learn about the impacts of tax liability, the qualifying groups, eligibility, and the process for computing and reporting the tax credit.
Please visit MHCA’s event here to register.
February 4, 2016: Conducting a Standardized Nursing Home Resident Assessment of Activities of Daily Living and Bowel/Bladder Continence Using the Minimum Data Set
Please join this webinar for a dynamic discussion about Minimum Data Set (MDS) requirements for clinical assessment to improve activities of daily living (ADLs) and bowel/bladder continence for nursing home residents. Attendees will hear an experienced MDS clinical coordinator describe the process to evaluate each aspect of ADLs and bowel/urinary continence to include MDS coding.
Please visit the event page here to register.
NHC Healthcare, Maryland Heights
In early August 2015, I attended the national culture change conference hosted by the Pioneer Network in Chicago, Illinois. During one of the training sessions, someone asked if nursing homes could keep live chickens…to read more and view photos, click here: NHC Healthcare, Maryland Heights
April 20-22, 2016: Gateway to Empowered Service
Location: Sheraton Plaza Westport, St. Louis, MO
The MLN conference theme this year is “Gateway to Empowered Service!” MLN strives to provide educational opportunities to help you and your organization design and deliver evidence based person centered care in all settings. MLN believes that through commitment to the organizational values of caring, integrity, diversity and excellence, they are able to empower you to provide extraordinary service to your communities, residents, and their family members who deserve no less.
Please see the brochure including registration information on MLN’s Conferences web page here.
February 11, 2016: Building Community Through Meaningful Engagement
Presenters: Angie McAlister, Director of Cultural Transformation-Hometown, Signature HealthCARE and Linda McDaniel, Director of Clinical Care-Hometown, Signature HealthCARE
How can you build true community by engaging elders and the care team in new and innovative ways? Join us for this webinar as we discuss concepts that have worked in our homes to build vibrant communities that promote growth for all. We will discuss new ways to strengthen individualized approaches to protect and honor personal preferences through innovative programming methods. We will also define intentional spontaneity and outline the benefits and discuss how to build flexibility into the day.
Please visit the Hot Topics event registration page here for more details.
February 2, 2016: Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Nursing Homes: Findings from the First Prevalence Study
Join us for a webinar hosted by Consumer Voice in collaboration with the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) to discuss the prevalence of resident-to-resident mistreatment and learn how to identify, prevent, and respond to these incidents
Click here to register.