Date: 11/01/17 - 12/31/25
Who should be interested?
These resources & the annual workshop is designed for the new social service designee in skilled nursing facilities, but is also an excellent refresher/reference for experienced Social Service personnel.
If you have questions about this content, contact Monica Perry @ 208.343.9735 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- The content presented is not meant to be all-inclusive.
• Expectations of the job
o Listed for LSW
• Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, Misappropriation
o Signs and Symptoms
(Caution- This is written for ALFs and references ALF laws and rules.. NOT SNF rules, but it has some excellent resources)
o “TO DO”– Review your facility’s policies and practices regarding abuse, neglect, exploitation and misappropriation.
• Dementia management, reducing antipsychotic medications and abuse prevention
o Find the “Hand-in Training” produced by CMS. Watch it and be prepared to teach it to facility staff. You can find it at: https://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/HandinHand.aspx
• Effective Communication
o Helpful training for the Ombudsman about communicating with families:
• Resident rights
o Get to know the Ombudsman for the elderly in your region. Review resident rights with them.
• Rules, regulations and ethics programs
o Regulations effective Nov 28, 2017.
o Watch for updated regulations effective Nov. 28, 2018. Here is a summary of the proposed regs in each phase.
• Ensure you receive safety training from your facility including policies related to:
o “TO DO” – Train on evacuations, fire safety, missing resident, active shooter, oxygen safety, etc.
• Person centered care and culture change
• Cultural sensitivity training
• Trauma informed care
• Substance abuse
• Death, Funeral Planning, Grief, Loss and Bereavement
• Medicare and Medicaid
• Discharge Planning
• Advanced Care Planning
• Comprehensive care planning
Sample Workshop Agenda – HERE.
March 6 & 7th Workshop Fee
Listed rates include lunch and snack breaks each day of the training and handouts.
$249/person after February 26th
$299/person after February 26th
Cancellations & No-Shows
Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 fee if made more than seven (7) business days prior to the event. There will be no refund or credit granted for “no-shows” and cancelled registration within seven (7) business days of the event. Training dates are subject to change. Additional dates may be added due to demand. Please note — IHCA reserves the right to re-schedule any training that does not meet minimum registration requirements.