Feb
28

Taking Control of the Medicaid Eligibility Process: Strategies to Help Ensure Success - SOLD OUT

THIS SEMINAR IS SOLD OUT. PLEASE CONTACT MASS SENIOR CARE TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST. ​Wednesday, February 28, 2018 9:00 am -12 noon Mass Senior Care Association Office, Waltham (Registration begins at 8:30 am) Program Overview: With continued pressures on cash flow, nursing facilities are increasingly working with residents, their families and responsible parties to successfully navigate the Medicaid eligibility process. Chad Bogar , CEO and Managing Partner, sb2 inc, will discuss various strategies, including the strategic application
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Mar
13

MassCAP March 2018 Workshop

​MASSCAP SPRING WORKSHOP Tuesday, March 13, 2018 St. Patrick's Manor, Framingham 8:00 a.m.— 1:00 p.m. (8:00 - 8:30am: Business Meeting) Antipsychotics and Antidepressants: Uses and Side Effects in the Elderly 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Presenter: Karen Sherman RN, BC, BFA, BSN Objectives: By the of the lecture the participants will be able to; Identify typical antipsychotic and antidepressant medications used with the elderly. Identify common side effects of the medications. Differentiate between adverse side effects of the medications and agitation. Identify
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Mar
22

2018 Spring Conference & Trade Show - Out of the Box Thinking: Strategies to Strengthen Our Workforce

Out of the Box Thinking: Strategies to Strengthen Our Workforce Mass Senior Care Association 2018 Spring Conference & Trade Show Thursday, March 22, 2018 Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, Boxboro, MA 9:30 am – 3:00 pm This event is only open to Mass Senior Care members. Trade show booths are sold out. Sponsorship opportunities are exclusive to Mass Senior Care Associate Members/Preferred Vendors. 9:30 am - 11:30 am - Morning Session: Welcome and Quality Jobs Campaign Update Tara Gregorio
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Mar
29

Annual Life Safety Code Update: Focus on Compliance Risk Areas

Annual Life Safety Code Update: Focus on Compliance Risk Areas Thursday, March 29, 2018 Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, Boxboro 9:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Seminar Description: Almost two years after the CMS adoption of the 2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, several compliance challenges still remain for skilled nursing facilities. This workshop will review the top deficiencies cited by Massachusetts DPH surveyors on annual life safety code inspections as well as and a
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Apr
2

Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement Certification Program (CHHi-QAPI)*

Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement Certification Program (CHHi-QAPI) April 2nd and 3rd, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:00 am) Mass Senior Care Association office, Waltham, MA Program Description: This 2-day course offers participants a robust understanding of the QAPI methodology. Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) is a data-driven, proactive approach to improving the quality of life, care, and services in organizational settings. CMS requires that healthcare entities implement and effectively demonstrate a program that encompasses
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Apr
5

Strategies for Success: Building Nursing Leadership

Strategies for Success: Building Nursing Leadership Thursdays, April 5 – May 10, 2018 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 9:00 a.m.— 3:00 p.m. (Registration at 8:30 a.m.) Seminar Description: Nursing facilities provide quality, sophisticated medical care to diverse populations including rehab and sub-acute patients, long term care residents and those requiring specialty care. At the core of this care is the Director of Nursing Services (DNS), a job that requires dynamic leadership skills and the ability to motivate others to achieve
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Apr
6

Advance Directives in Long Term Care Practice

​Advance Directives in Long-Term Care Practice Friday, April 6, 2018 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 9:00 a.m.— 12:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Program Overview: Contemporary healthcare practice is becoming increasingly more complex. Ethical and practice dilemmas related to Advance Directives, particularly legal guardianships and health care proxies are becoming more a part of everyday practice for social workers, case managers and nursing professionals. Through a case example presentation the concepts of Do Not Resuscitate, Limited Medical Treatment Orders,
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May
7

MDS 3 Day Competency Program - May 2018

MDS 3.0 3-Day Competency Program (CHHi-MDS)* Presented in Partnership with Harmony Healthcare International May 7, 8 and 9, 2018 8:30 am – 4:30 pm each day (Registration begins at 8:00 am) Program Description: This 3-day course offers participants a more comprehensive understanding of the RAI process. Participants will spend half of the course time learning how to accurately code the MDS 3.0 Assessment Tool by navigating through each section with an expert trainer. The Care Area Assessments (CAAs) will be
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May
17

Enhancing the Skills of the Frontline Nurse in Long Term Care

Strategies for Success: Enhancing the Skills of the Frontline Nurse in Long Term Care Thursdays, May 17, 24, 31 and June 14, 2018 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 8:00 a.m.— 2:30 p.m. (Registration at 7:30 a.m.) Program Description: The Massachusetts Senior Care Association is pleased to offer this 4-week workshop that provides an opportunity to learn new skills, fine-tune existing knowledge, explore values-based leadership and operationalize the skills and competencies that nurses in long term care need. This course is
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