Registration Open for Dementia Care Call: CMS Toolkits – March 2020

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CMS’ Medicare Learning Network (MLN) is hosting a National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement call.  Register here.

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Time: 1:30 – 3:00PM Eastern Time

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.

Event Materials

Visit the CMS MLN Events website, and select your event from the list:

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

Continuing Education Credit Information

Some organizations award continuing education credits for MLN events. For more information, visit the Associations Offering Credit for MLN Events webpage.