A committee has formed to revise and improve the manual titled “Guidelines for End-of-Life Care in Long-Term Care Facilities.” The current manual is available at http://health.mo.gov/seniors/nursinghomes/lawsregs.php.
The committee values your input! Would you help to improve this manual by taking a minute to complete a short online questionnaire? Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MOEOLC.
If you have any questions, please contact Rita Summers, Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, at email@example.com or 573-751-6335.
The Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4) has issued a Call for Presentations for the Annual Show Me Summit on Aging and Health, August 26 – 28, 2014. The theme for this year’s summit is It’s All About Aging. MA4 invites you to submit a proposal to speak at the Summit. Submissions are due by February 28, 2014. Please visit the website at www.ma4web.org/announcements/spnsor-and-exhibotr-information-for-summit-on-aging-and-health-2014.
March 5, 2014: Tips and Tools for Preventing and Responding to Financial Exploitation in Long-Term Care Facilities
Register here or visit the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care at www.theconsumervoice.org/.
A Certificate Program offered by the University of Missouri to strengthen the RN-NHA Leadership Connection for Better Outcomes in Long-Term Care
April 2014 – October 2014: Kansas City and Springfield
The next MU Leadership Development Academy for Nurse Leaders and Nursing Home Administrators in Long Term Care starts in April. Long-term care can be challenging, but the Academy will help you better manage daily crises and get the most out of your employees, all while earning over 40 hours of CE credit. The Academy has been proven to increase leadership skills and improve confidence, which will help to create a working environment that encourages teamwork and quality improvement. Registration is open – please visit http://nursingoutreach.missouri.edu.
April 13 – 15, 2014: Ever Upward with MALA
Please visit the Missouri Assisted Living Association (MALA) at www.malarcf.org.