Dementia Care: CMS Toolkits Call March 3rd – National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care

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

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement is hosting a Medicare Learning Network national call on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 1:30 to 3 pm (ET).

Register here and select the March 3rd event.

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, Michele Laughman, Sheila Hanns, and Dara Graham from CMS.

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