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The 2018 PHCA Assisted Living and Personal Care Summit is scheduled for Thursday, March 22 at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA. Register by January 31, 2018, and bring a colleague at no cost! Topics for the Summit include the always popular BHSL Update with BHSL director Jacci Rowe, and breakout sessions on new technologies, fall management, emergency preparedness and workforce. You can earn up to 6 CEUs. What’s Included: Each registration includes education/CEU’s, breakfast, lunch, Wednesday…Find out more »
There remains a strong focus on reducing unnecessary medication utilization in Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Personal Care settings. Facilities have implemented many programs and nonpharmacological interventions to reduce percentages of utilization of unnecessary medications. This webinar will highlight the industry’s focus and concerns. It will share with you a series of interventions and system evaluations to continue reducing these unnecessary medications. The presentation will provide you with specific talking points that are data-driven, highlighting the quality of care being…Find out more »
The updated Long-Term Care Requirements of Participation significantly change the manner in which centers must publicize and manage resident grievances. Facilities must designate a specific Grievance Official and ensure prompt action and documented follow up to each grievance. This webinar will discuss the content of CFR 483.10 (j) and the interpretive guidance for surveyors in evaluating compliance with this section; generally cited under federal tag 585. The presentation will also include discussion regarding best practices in grievance management. Learning Objectives: At…Find out more »
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is hosting a Helpful MDS Hints Teleconference on April 12, 2018, from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. Handouts: Power Point slides will be available around April 11 on the DOH Message Board at http://app2.health.state.pa.us/commonpoc/content/facilityweb/login.asp Call in number: 1-888-694-4728 or 1-973-582-2745 Conference ID Number: 4938488 Company Name: Myers and Stauffer Moderator: Cathy Petko A recording of this conference will be available; directions for requesting this will be posted on the DOH Message Board. Additional questions: email@example.comFind out more »
The most valuable resource we have in health care is our people. However, do we hire based on that premise? It is known that the greatest leaders know themselves well. They know their strengths and they know the areas that need to be shored up. They understand we all have strengths and weaknesses. The webinar takes this theory to the department heads and teams in facilities. How do we ensure that a potential candidate has the values that match our…Find out more »
The quality of care we provide to our residents today and in the future is the standard by which we are all being measured. With the challenge of continually striving to raise the quality of care we provide comes the opportunity to learn, grow and advance the quality of life and quality of care in our communities. To help providers meet those challenges, PHCA is hosting the 5th Annual Quality Symposium on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey…Find out more »