Apr
22

SOLD OUT - Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program REPEAT PROGRAM

THIS SEMINAR IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. PLEASE CONTACT MASS SENIOR CARE AT 617.558.0202 OR E-MAIL LNGUYEN@MASENIORCARE.ORG TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST. Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program REPEAT PROGRAM Monday, April 22, 2019 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 8:30 a.m.— 4:30 p.m. (Registration at 8:00 a.m.) Seminar Description: One of the most formidable challenges when working with the geriatric population is safely preventing and managing difficult behaviors, including resistance to care, verbal abuse, agitation and combativeness.
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Apr
23

MDS 3.0 3-Day Competency Program (CHHi-MDS)*

MDS 3.0 3-Day Competency Program (CHHi-MDS)* Presented in Partnership with Harmony Healthcare International April 23, 24 & 25, 2019 8:30 am – 4:30 pm each day Registration begins at 8:00 am) Mass Senior Care Association office, Waltham 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
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May
15

Annual Life Safety Code Update

Annual Life Safety Code Update Workshop Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Program Summary: To improve your facility's life safety program, you need the knowledge and resources for a seamless implementation. Understanding the various requirements of the Life Safety Code® and other standards is an intricate process and skilled nursing facilities continue to encounter challenges. This workshop will review the top deficiencies cited by Massachusetts DPH surveyors on annual life safety
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May
21

State House Advocacy Day

Please join us for Mass Senior Care’s Advocacy Day on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10:00 at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Grand Staircase (2nd Floor.) We need the full support of the long term care community to rally for critically needed state funding for long term care and to put our dedicated frontline caregivers on a path to a living wage. Please invite your community of staff, residents and family members to attend this important event. In addition,
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May
30

Pharmacy Waste Management:Principles and Best Practices for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pharmacy Waste Management: Principles and Best Practices for Skilled Nursing Facilities Thursday, May 30, 2019 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Registration begins at 8:30 am) Program Description: On December 11, 2018, the Acting Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a final rule establishing special management standards for pharmaceutical wastes that are classified as hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Final Rule culminates a decade-long effort to tailor
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Jun
25

ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding Training for Skilled Nursing Facilities

ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding Training for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Know the Code for Reimbursement Success Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Registration begins at 8:30 am) Mass Senior Care Association Office, Waltham Seminar Description: With the implementation of PDPM slated for October 1, 2019, ICD-10 coding will be of paramount importance. Reimbursement will depend on diagnosis and conditions reported in the MDS. Take action now to avoid unrealized revenue due to ineffective coding. Diagnoses, specifically ICD-10 codes, will
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