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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.

Adult Day Care Program Manual

The Adult Day Care Program Manual was developed for our Adult Day Care providers to meet statutory requirements.  The purpose of this manual is designed to provide guidance and establish uniformity across the state in meeting the requirements of sections 192.2200, RSMo to 192.2260, RSMo and 19 CSR 30-90 Adult Day Care Program Licensure related to the provision of adult day care.  The Adult Day Care Program Manual was developed in partnership with DHSS, DSDS, ADC associations, MO HealthNet, Missouri Medicaid Audit & Compliance, and DMH.

The Adult Day Care Manual can be found on our website here under “Manuals.”

Goals of Care Webinar with Dr. Chuck Crecelius

January 30, 2015: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

This webinar is first in a series of three lunchtime webinars co-sponsored by the MU CMS MOQI Project, St. Louis University Aging Successfully Project, VOYCE, and Primaris.

Please see the brochure attached for registration.

Conversations with Carmen

January 16, 2015:  The Deep Seated Issue of Choice: Practical Steps to Transform Dining

Guest Linda Bump, RD, LNHA will focus on practical ways to maximize the dining experience while honoring individual preferences and understand the importance of personal choices.

Please visit for more information and to register.

Moving Past the 3 B’s of a Traditional Activities Calendar

January 15, 2015:  Moving Past the 3 B’s of a Traditional Activities Calendar Webinar presented by Kate Waldo

This webinar will explore more than the staples activities many long-term care settings currently focus on such as Bible, Birthday and Bingo, along with the daily group activities at 10 and 2.

Please visit for more information and to register for this webinar.

Honoring Parenthood

January 15, 2015:  Honoring Personhood presented by Megan Hannan
Location:  Cider Hill Family Orchard’s Event Barn, Kansas City, KS

This workshop will explore the way staff and residents work together currently and study whether they honor or deny personhood.

Please visit for more information and to register for this workshop.

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:  MBNHA values your time and input!