The CMS’s Long-Term Care Facility Resident Assessment Instrument 3.0 User’s Manual, Version 1.14, is available for download.
“The Medicaid rules for individuals and unmarried same sex couples who are treated by a state as ‘unrelated’ are quite different from those that apply to married couples.” http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=820
“CMS proposed regulations are calling for dementia management training as well as additional topics for nursing home staff (nurses and nurse’s aides). For 13 years, NCCDP has pushed for the health care industry to offer…
“Considering that the senior population is expected to double by 2030, the need for memory care is significant, and demand will only grow. Luckily, the industry has responded.” http://seniorhousingnews.com/2016/08/23/memory-care-must-senior-housing-development/
According to studies published by the Alzheimer’s Association, “a majority of patients want to know if they have Alzheimer’s disease.” http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/inbrief_disclosure.pdf
Dial in 15 minutes before the start time. https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/ODF_SNFLTC.html
Learn more about the recommended immunizations for elders and people with disabilities. Download their communications toolkit: https://www.nphic.org/niam
One of the symposium’s main objectives is to discuss “how interdisciplinary, skill-based dementia communication coaching can be used to decrease dementia-related behaviors without antipsychotic medications.” Register today: http://www.cvent.com/events/quality-symposium-and-outcomes-congress-pomona/event-summary-c0930810fe2245d88a15c4654fbe3534.aspx