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Where Did the Stars Go? An Overview of the Five-Star Quality Rating System

Webinar–October 12, 2016, 10-11:15 a.m.
Presenter: Suzy Harvey, BKD National Health Care

This webinar will review the three components of the Five-Star rating system, how they are calculated and proactive ways to improve your facility’s Five-Star Rating.   Please find registration and more information here.

Missouri Assisted Living Association Fall Conference

October 9-11, 2016 MALA Fall Conference
Location: Camden on the Lake Hotel, Lake Ozark, MO

 Please find registration and more information here

Consumer Voice – Webinar series

  • Webinar  – Obtaining Quality Care for Residents with Dementia
    September 13, 2016: Webinar 1:00 p.m.-2 p.m.
    Presenter:   Jonathan Evans, MD

This webinar presents successful person-centered strategies that lead to quality care for residents with dementia.

  • Webinar  – Piecing Together Quality Long-Term Care
    October 11, 2016: Webinar 1:00 p.m.-2 p.m.
    Presenter:   Robyn Grant, MSW               

This webinar will walk you through the different pieces you, or your client, need to consider to obtain quality long-term services and supports.

More information and registration is available here

Empira researcher Sue Ann Guildermann coming to Missouri

Empira researcher Sue Ann Guildermann coming to Missouri to share research findings that link long-term care residents’ falls with sleep interruptions and discuss interventions proven to reduce falls and improve residents’ quality of life.

Three half-day seminars will be held, times and locations are forthcoming:

  • November 29, 2016 – Louis area
  • November 30, 2016 – Lake Ozark
  • December 1, 2016 – Kansas City area

CEUs will be available for long-term care administrators, social workers, and activity professionals.

Funding for this project provided by MOLANE, Missouri Health Care Association, MC5, and Health Systems, Inc.

RAI Manual Changes

QIPMO will be presenting two different webinars on changes to the RAI Manual that are being implemented October 1st, 2016.  One webinar will cover the new MDS Section GG and Delirium and the other webinar is on General MDS Manual Updates.  Both webinars will be presented on multiple days at different times.  There is no cost for the webinars.

To sign up for these webinars:

  • Section GG and Delirium, multiple dates and times from August 26, 2016 through September 9, 2016 visit enrollment webpage here .
  • General MDS Manual Updates, multiple dates and times from September 12 through September 28, 2016 visit enrollment webpage here.


Please join us for one of the 2016 Annual Long Term Care Provide Meeting.

Region 1 –September 15, 2016-
Cox Medical Center, South Foster Auditorium
3801 South National Avenue, Springfield

Region 2 –November 4, 2016-
Southeast HEALTH, Harrison Room
1701 Lacey Street Cape Girardeau

Region 3 –September 28, 2016-
Hilton Garden Inn Independence, Independence Room
19677 E. Jackson Drive, Independence

Region 4 –September 27, 2016-
Stoney Creek Inn, Frontier Room
1201 Woodbine Road, St. Joseph

Region 5 –September 22, 2016-
Macon Comfort Inn, Trophy/Maple Room
1821 North Missouri, Macon

Region 6 –October 17, 2016-
Governor’s Office Building, Room 450
200 Madison Street, Jefferson City

Region 7 –October 6, 2016-
Embassy Suites St. Louis Airport
11237 Lone Eagle Drive, Bridgeton

The Provider Meetings will continue to be held in two sessions, the first session will be for Residential Care Facilities/ Assisted Living Facilities and the second session will be for the Skilled Nursing Facilities/Intermediate Care Facilities.  This year in order to avoid repetition in the program we will conduct a combined session for all provider types to cover topics of interest relevant to all.  The combined session will run from 10:15 until noon.  This session will include a presentation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol as well as a presentation regarding involuntary discharge.  Registration is not required.  CEU’s will be available for Nursing Home Administrators.

Presentation handouts will not be available on the day of each meeting but may be printed from the attachments.  Please see the attached 2016 Provider Meeting Agenda and Handouts.

2016 Provider Meeting Agenda
Survey Preparedness-SLO
Discharge Notice Requirements
Enforcement Updates
Reporting and Policy Requirements
Survey Preparedness-SNF
2016 Provider Meeting LSC
Active Shooter -2016 (This was the presentation from Region 1; it is not guaranteed the presentation will be the exact same for all regions.)

MLN 2016 DON/Charge Nurse/CNA Day

September 20-21, 2016:  Director of Nursing Institute
September 20, 2016:  Charge Nurse/CNA Day
Location:  Orlando’s Event and Conference Center, St. Louis, MO

Missouri League for Nursing is excited to invite Directors of Nursing, Charge Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistances attend an educational event catered to YOUR needs!  This conference will be energetic and hands-on all while being in a learning environment.  You will be given useful information to take back and implement in your home right away to better serve your residents.  We will give you the confidence, knowledge, direction, and motivation needed to help you enhance your role of caring for the elderly.

Please see the brochure on MLN’s website here for more information.