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Category Archives: Nursing Home Administrators

New Resource on Resident to Resident Mistreatment

Aggression between residents of long-term care facilities is a serious, yet often hidden, problem.  All residents have the right to be free from all forms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and have rights if they have been subject to mistreatment.  Newly released from the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care and the National Center on Elder Abuse, this brochure identifies types of mistreatment, shares information about an individual’s rights, and offers resources on where they can go for help.

Please visit the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center for more information and to view the brochure.

BNHA Survey

The Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators (MBNHA) requests your input regarding changing the criteria to be qualified to take the nursing home administrator (NHA) exams.  This does not impact the current licensed NHAs.

Anyone in the long-term care industry is welcome to complete the following short survey regarding nursing home administrator criteria: www.surveymonkey.com/s/JQZ9VNN.  MBNHA values your time and input!

MDS Training Announced for 2015

RAI Process from Start to Finish

  • February 18-19:  Columbia
  • June 17-18:  St. Louis
  • October 6-7:  Columbia

Medicare from Start to Finish

  • April 23:  Columbia
  • August 11:  St. Louis
  • November 11:  Columbia

Please see the brochure here or visit www.mlnmonursing.org/MDS  for more details and registration information.

Alive Inside Movie is Now Available to Purchase

Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory is now available on Netflix, DVD and Blu-ray!  Click here for more information.

Care and Conquer Education Series

The Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter announces the fourth annual Care & Conquer Education Series.  This is the region’s premier resource for the latest information on research and early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.
November 6, 2014: Cape Girardeau, Mo.
November 8, 2014: St. Charles, Mo.
November 11, 2014: Fairview Heights, Mo.
November 13, 2014: St. Louis, Mo.
November 15, 2014: North St. Louis
November 18, 2014: Rolla, Mo.
Please visit www.alz.org/stl/in_my_community_56765.asp for more information and registration.

Antipsychotic Drug use in Nursing Homes Trend Update

On October 22, 2014, CMS released recent data related to the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes.  Please see the State-specific data here for more information.

Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Report – Third Quarter 2014

Please view the quarterly report from the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation here.