Sep
17

12th Annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day Event

SAVE THE DATE Monday, September 17, 2018 The Massachusetts Falls Prevention Coalition with co-sponsors the American Physical Therapy Association of MA and Benchmark Senior Living welcome you to join us for the 12th Annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day Event
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Sep
25

MDS 3.0 Updates Effective October 1, 2018

MDS 3.0 Updates Effective October 1, 2018 Presented in Partnership with Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) Tuesday, September 25, 2018 8:30 am – 11:45 am (Registration begins at 8:00 am) Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, Boxboro, MA Program Description: Reimbursement has dramatically changed and will continue to evolve for skilled nursing homes over the next two years. Resource Utilization Groups, or RUGs, flow from the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and drive Medicare reimbursement to nursing homes under the Prospective Payment
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Sep
27

OSHA Blood-Borne Pathogen Train-the-Trainer Program

OSHA Blood-Borne Pathogen Train-the-Trainer Program Thursday, September 27, 2018 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 9:00 a.m.— 3:00 p.m. (Registration at 8:30 a.m.) Program Overview: This seminar will thoroughly cover the OSHA blood-borne pathogen standard. It is intended to dispel myths and clarify the standard under OSHA federal law and will explore the law and the minimum requirements. During this seminar topics to be addressed include: documentation requirements, vaccines, injury logs, requirements for an effective exposure control plan, prevention and elimination
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Oct
23

AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Bronze Workshop

​AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Bronze Workshop Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Registration begins at 8:00 am) Mass Senior Care Association office, Waltham Bring Your QUALITY IMPROVEMENT Team! The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long term care services to journey towards performance excellence. The program is based on core values and criteria of the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program. The Quality Award program has three progressive step levels. This seminar will cover
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Oct
25

Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program REPEAT October 2018

Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program REPEAT PROGRAM Thursday, October 25, 2018 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. Behavior problems with geriatric residents can result in injuries to residents and staff, neglect, mistreatment and even abuse, potentially resulting in low
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Nov
8

Save the Date - 2018 Annual Meeting & Trade Show

SAVE THE DATE Mass Senior Care's 2018 Annual Meeting & Trade Show Featured Speakers U.S. Congressman Richard Neal , Massachusetts First Congressional District Governor Mark Parkinson , President & CEO of American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)
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Nov
14

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

Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement Certification Program (CHHi-QAPI) November 14 & 15, 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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Nov
27

MDS 3 Day Competency Program

MDS 3.0 3-Day Competency Program (CHHi-MDS)* Presented in Partnership with Harmony Healthcare International November 27, 28 & 29 , 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
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