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Nursing Home Quality Improvement Webinar

September 3, 2015:  Reducing the Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotic Medications (12:00 Noon-1:00 p.m. CT)

Join this webinar to learn more about key interventions, strategies and the importance of reducing antipsychotic medications.

For more information, please visit the TMF website here and sign in.  You may also register on the event page here.

Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative Presents Disrupt Infections

October 9, 2015:  Disrupt Infections:  Creating a Community of Prevention
Location:  Meramec Bluffs, Ballwin, MO

This workshop explores how creating commUNITY immUNITY in the care setting can help break the web of infection in simple, practical ways.  It also describes a continuum of organizational infection prevention, raising awareness of how acceptance of some current practices inhibits additional practical actions that would better disrupt infections.  Attendees will have an opportunity to start developing an organizational plan for infection prevention with elevated steps to apply to their usual infection care routines.  Lynda Crandall (CEO of Pioneer Network), Carol Scott (Executive Director of Advancing Excellence), and Dr. Bill Thomas (founder of the Eden Alternative and Green Houses) will be presenting the 2-hour production.

Please see the brochure here or the link on Advancing Excellence’s website here, or the Dr. Bill Thomas’ Disrupt Infections web page here.  You may also click here to go directly to the registration page.

Advancing Excellence’s Do you…Webinar Series

September 16, 2015:  Do you…Want your Residents to Remain Mobile?
September 30, 2015:  Do you…Minimize Infections & Hospitalizations in Your Community?
October 15, 2015:  Do you…Know the Impact of Green House on Medicare Spending and Nursing Home Quality of Care?
October 28, 2015:  Do you…Know How High Tech Meets High Touch?
November 18, 2015:  Do you…Know Your Residents’ Preferences?

Sign up for the Advancing Excellence 2015 Do You Webinar Series.  Latest insights, trends and tips on hot topics in the field to be presented by AELTCC-affiliated power-house thought leaders.  Learn from top experts in areas ranging from dementia care to wellness, staff engagement and beyond.  Most webinars dig deeper into an Advancing Excellence Goal plus a couple more spotlight some of the hot topics to LTC and LTSS.

Please visit the Advancing Excellence’s at for more details including immediate registration.

Not sure you’ll be available for one or more or has the webinar already happened?  No worries.  We’ll send the link to the webinar to those who don’t get on the live event.  Note: no administrator CEUs will be given for those not watching the live event.

Learning to Use Dementia Care Mapping

November 9-12, 2015:  Basic Level – Edition 8
Location:  Primaris, Columbia, MO

Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) is a process of evaluating the delivery of person-centered care and, in general, to improve the quality of care delivered to persons with dementia.  DCM goes to the real heart of caring by striving to assess care from the viewpoint of the person with dementia and provides valuable, clear and reliable information for those concerned with quality care.  This four-day course assists participants becoming thoroughly familiar with the method and theory of DCM in order to immediately apply learning in practical ways.  The course is designed for care partners of persons with dementia and those responsible for improving care practice.

Please see the brochure here for more information including registration details.

2015 Annual Long-Term Care Provider Meetings – Save the Date Updated


Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation

Coming to the following locations:
October 2, 2015:  Region 5 – Macon, MO
October 23, 2015:  Region 1 – Springfield, MO
October 28, 2015:  Region 4 – St. Joseph, MO
October 29, 2015:  Region 3 – Kansas City, MO
November 3, 2015:  Region 2 – Cape Girardeau, MO
November 4, 2015:  Region 7 – St. Louis, MO
November 16, 2015:  Region 6 – Jefferson City, MO

As requested, SLCR will be hosting separate meetings for ICF/SNF and RCF/ALF care providers this year!  Advance registration is not required.  Times for each meeting have been set and added to the flyer.  Please see the updated flyer here for more details.

Nursing Home Quality Improvement Webinar

August 6, 2015:  Improving Immunizations in Nursing Homes (12:00 Noon-1:00 p.m. CT)

Join this webinar to learn how nursing homes can improve in immunization quality measures and processes.  You will hear nursing home leaders discuss best practices that can be implemented, as well as the Texas MDS clinical coordinator who will present additional information about MDS coding for these measures.

For more information, please visit the TMF website here and sign in.

Missouri Assisted Living Association’s 2015 Fall Conference

October 11-13, 2015:  MALA 2015 Fall Conference
Location:  Camden on the Lake, Lake Ozark, MO

This fall conference agenda includes several speakers and presentations over a three-day time frame.  The option to attend all or just one day is included on the registration form.

Please see the tentative conference agenda and attendee registration form attached or visit the Missouri Assisted Living Association’s conference web page here.