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Date
2019-03-12
Event
Dementia Care & Psychotropic Medication Tracking Tool Call
Topic
Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

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Event Materials:

  • Presentation: Available prior to the event
  • Audio recording and transcript: Available approximately 2 weeks after the event

Description:

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

During this call, gain insight on the Dementia Care & Psychotropic Medication Tracking Tool, a free, publicly available electronic tool that facilitates a structured approach to tracking preference-based care and psychotropic medication use among residents living with dementia. Also, learn about a recently released Nursing Home Staff Competency Assessment toolkit. Additionally, CMS provides updates on the Phase 3 Requirements for Participation from the Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities final rule and the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. A question and answer session follows the presentations.

Speakers:

  • Adrienne Mihelic, National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign
  • David Reynolds, National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign
  • Jay Weinstein, CMS
  • Debra Lyons, CMS
  • Michele Laughman, CMS 

Target Audience: Consumer and advocacy groups; nursing home providers; surveyor community; prescribers; professional associations; and other interested stakeholders.

For More Information: Visit the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes and QAPI webpages.

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