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Utilizing Process Improvement (QAPI) to Avoid a Missouri Top Ten Deficiency Part 2

This seminar puts the process improvement portion to work utilizing case studies based on MO 2013 top 10 deficiencies.
October 3, 2014: Macon, Mo.
October 7, 2014: Springfield, Mo.
October 8, 2014: Blue Springs, Mo.
October 14, 2014: St. Charles, Mo.

Please view the flyer here: MANHA – Utilizing Process Improvement QAPI Part 2
Visit the Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators at www.mlnha.org.

October is National Residents’ Rights Month

The theme for Residents’ Rights Month 2014 is, “Better Staffing: The Key to Better Care” with the goal of encouraging residents and others to be educated about staffing and long-term care.  Each year, the Consumer Voice develops a packet to help you plan your Residents’ Rights events.  The packet is completely downloadable and features ready-to-use items, including promotional materials, activities to celebrate Residents’ Rights Month, training tools and resources.  Visit www.theconsumervoice.org/events/residents-rights-month-2014.

66th Annual MHCA Convention

August 24 – 27, 2014:  Branson Convention Center, Branson, Mo.

Visit the Missouri Health Care Association (MHCA) at www.mohealthcare.com/convention.

Highest Practicable Level of Well-Being Applied to Dining

August 15, 2014:  Conversations with Carmen

Guest:  Linda Bump, RD, LNHA, Action Pact Consultant, first administrator of the Household Model.  To learn more and register for this web-based talk show, please visit www.actionpact.com/calendar/event_details/conversations_with_carmen_webinar.

QIPMO Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 4

The Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO) has published MDS Tips and Clinical Pearls – Volume 1, Issue 4.  Topics include Little Known Facts about the MDS, Interesting Websites, and features Dave Walker’s Questions from the Field.  Please visit www.nursinghomehelp.org/qipmo.html.

Long-Term Care National Collaborative – Opportunity to Reduce Infections

Missouri nursing homes are invited to join a national collaborative to improve safety culture and reduce infections in long-term care, including Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs).  This collaborative is being led through a partnership between the Center for Patient Safety and the Missouri Hospital Association.  Please view the flyer here: Long-Term Care Opportunity Reduce Infections or visit www.centerforpatientsafety.org/ltc-cauti.

Alive Inside – A Story of Music & Memory: Now in Theaters Nationwide

August 15, 2014: Tivoli Cinemas, Kansas City, Mo. – Visit http://www.aliveinside.us/#see-the-film.

Music & Memory website:  http://musicandmemory.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeAliveInside