2020-03-03

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Submitted by J3SJ on Thu, 12/19/2019 - 08:19
Date
2020-03-03
Event
Dementia Care: CMS Toolkits Call
Topic
Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

Registration:  Register for Medicare Learning Network events.

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Description:

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement

During this call, learn about new CMS toolkits for nursing homes:

  • Head-to-Toe Infection Prevention: Easy to access best practices for direct care staff to prevent infections before they occur
  • Developing a Restful Environment Action Manual: Non-pharmacological approach to improve the quality of life and quality of care for residents living with dementia
  • Staffing Toolkits: Staff Competency Assessment, Employee Satisfaction Survey, and Guide to Improving Employee Satisfaction

Additionally, CMS provides updates on the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. A question and answer session follows the presentations.

Speakers:

  • Cathleen Lawrence, CMS
  • Michele Laughman, CMS
  • Sheila Hanns, CMS
  • Dara Graham, CMS

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

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