October 2, 2014: Noon – 1:00 p.m. CT
This is a FREE webinar, presented by Dan Cohen, MSW, Executive Director, Music & Memory, to learn how music benefits and reduces the need for antipsychotic medications for those with dementia. For more information, please visit www.tmfqin.org/Networks/Nursing-Home-Quality-Improvement and to register.
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.
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.
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.