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  • Care Plans: Is your facility going in the right direction?

    Wednesday March 21, 2018
    It seems that long-term care providers are struggling to stay the course in developing thorough, comprehensive, “Person-Centered Care” plans. Amid all the numerous regulatory changes, nursing and rehabilitation facilities are attempting to find a balance between shifting the care model while also maintaining regulatory compliance.
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  • ALF and SCALF Residents: Appropriate vs. Inappropriate?

    Wednesday March 21, 2018
    Assisted Living, Specialty Care Assisted Living, Memory Care Facility, Resident Care Homes – whatever title they go by, each state has its own set of rules and regulations for these care facilities. The criteria for admission and retention for any of these centers will vary depending on the state in which you live.
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  • Facility Requirements to Prevent Legionella Infections

    Wednesday February 14, 2018
    Facility Requirements to Prevent Legionella Infections: Facilities must develop and adhere to policies and procedures that inhibit microbial growth in building water systems that reduce the risk of growth and spread of legionella and other opportunistic pathogens in water.
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  • Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Seminar

    Tuesday January 23, 2018
    Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
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  • Survey and Certification Group at CMS issues Two Memos November 2017

    Monday December 4, 2017
    On November 24, 2017, the Survey and Certification Group (S&C) at CMS issued two memos that further delay enforcement of provisions of the new requirements but falls short of a complete delay. These memos indicate that CMS is delaying some enforcement provisions of the Phase 2 requirements, but CMS will proceed with implementing the new survey process beginning on November 28.
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