52nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow


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ANY and all CHANGES/ADDITIONS/DELETIONS to your Convention registration must be in writing – please e-mail to: monica@idhca.org


  • Agenda

    Schedule-at-a-Glance – revised 7.6.18

    Boise Centre MAP

    Mark Parkinson, President & CEO, AHCA-NCAL

    Keynote Speaker & breakout session: Craig Zablocki

    Craig Zablocki has encouraged and inspired thousands of people with his unique blend of humor and authenticity. Described as a compelling combination of actor Robin Williams and PBS host Wayne Dyer, Craig is in the top two percent of America’s most recognized speakers. A nationally known speaker and consultant, Craig has spoken to more than 900,000 people internationally and in all 50 states.

    Closing Keynote & breakout sessions speaker: Clint Maun     SPONSOR:  Love Funding

    Clint has the proven ability to motivate individuals to positive action and implement results-oriented change. Using his vast experience and knowledge of the healthcare profession, Clint also provides free proven and practical best practice stories, tips and anecdotes daily on Clintcast.com.


  • Tradeshow & Sponsorships

    Tradeshow Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Boise Centre
    850 W. Front Street
    Boise ID 83702


    Tuesday, July 17

    >11:45 am – 12:45 pm:  VIP Tradeshow for decision-makers “by invitation-only” Buffet Lunch in Tradeshow
    >12:45 pm –  1:45 pm:  General Tradeshow open to all

    Exhibitor Fees:

    Associate Member, $700 if received by 6/15/18
    Non-Member, $1300 if received by 6/15/18

    2018 TRADESHOW APPLICATION – Now Available

    Exhibitor FAQs CLICK HERE

    Exhibit materials may be shipped to:

    Boise Centre ~ 850 W. Front Street ~ Boise, ID 83702

    addressed to yourself no more than 72 hours prior.

    *IHCA will not be responsible for tracking or finding your deliveries. The link on the Boise Centre website with shipping instructions is located here: https://boisecentre.com/exhibit/shipping-and-receiving/

    Tradeshow Questions: Monica Perry-Tradeshow Coordinator, monica@idhca.org


    Sponsorship Questions: Monica Perry, Education Coordinator, monica@idhca.org


  • Fees

    Click HERE for Convention pricing – revised 3.26.18

    Pre-Registration CLOSES Midnight Saturday, June 30th!

  • Parking

    Parking for the Boise Centre is available at primary parking facilities through an agreement with the Downtown Public Parking System. IHCA does NOT validate/pay any parking fees.

    PARKING RATES (subject to change):

    Hourly $ 3.00
    All Day $15.00


    Corner of 9th and Front Streets
    Entrance on Ninth Street
    HOURS: 6:30 AM – 11:00 PM DAILY


    770 W. Main Street
    Entrances on Main and Idaho
    Monday – Friday 6:30 AM – 9:00 PM
    Saturday 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM
    Sunday Closed

    230 S. 10th Street
    Entrance on S. 10th Street
    HOURS: Open 24 hours / 7 days a week

  • 2018 Handouts

    – IF the speaker provided handouts, they are posted and appear in blue.  Please click on the title of the program to open the pdf file & print.


    Desai – Bright Light Therapy
    CMAI Scale
    Reducing Antipsychotics in LTC ppt
    Relationship Building Communication

    Hillier – Patient Driven Payment Model ppt

    Holyoak – Self-evaluation of Drug Controls

    Malkin – Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Investigations

    Marler – Caring from the Heart

    Marney | Banta | Nathan – Resident Rights Intimacy

    Parkinson-VandeMerwe – Handout

    Sanderson-Scott – Managing Re-certification Survey

    White – Fall Risks & Preventions


    Butler-Shepard – QAPI

    Curran-Leaf – IDDSI handout

    Goodman – If You Had Limited Time

    Hillier – Person-centered Care Planning
    MDS Roundtable
    Common MDS Coding Mistakes
    MDS, CAAs, Care Planning for Activity Directors
    Activities Case Study

    Holloway-ChildersScott – Quality Measures & the UPL

    Kramer – Smart Tools

    Idaho Medicaid Dual Eligible Programs

    Rathey – Making a Business Case for a Healthy AL Facility

    Scollard – Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Part 1
    Parameters Useful in the Assessment of Nutritional Status
    Handgrip Strength Assessment
    Grip Strength in Patient Functional Assessment
    Grip Resource List
    Clinical Characteristics for Defining Malnutrition

    Stoltz – Behavior Plans & Monitoring ppt
    Critical Pathway

    VandeMerwe – Accreditation vs Survey for ALs

    Zamzow – Communication ppt
    Vital Talks Conversation Guide


    Colby – Employee Benefits, Wage Survey, & Costs of Turnover

    Dudley – Tabletop Exercise How to

    Maun – 7 Keys to Personal Success & Happiness
    Advancing Superior Staff Retention

    Stiles – Medicaid Program Integrity Unit Audits

    VandeMerwe | Perry – Idaho Caregiver Grant Project
    Idaho Caregiver Grant application submitted

  • Hotels

    NOTE: Group Sales Agreements with local hotels are limited due to high-profile events occurring around the time of our Convention. Make your hotel room reservations as soon as possible.

    Individuals making reservations are responsible to know cancellation & other policies of the hotel where they choose to stay.

    SpringHill Suites Boise ParkCenter
    424 East ParkCenter Blvd
    Boise, ID 83706

    • Complimentary airport shuttle on request: Shuttle Phone: +1 208 342-1044
    • Complimentary on-site parking
    • Smoke-free facility
    • Free breakfast buffet
    • Free high-speed internet
    • Kitchen/kitchenette
    • Pet-friendly ($10/night fee)

    Start date: 7/15/18
    End date: 7/20/18
    Last day to book: 6/25/18

    Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
    • SpringHill Suites Boise ParkCenter for 110.00 USD per night

    Book your group rate for IHCA Conference 2018


    Residence Inn Boise Downtown/University
    1401 South Lusk Place
    Boise, ID 83706-2863

    • Complimentary airport shuttle on request: Shuttle Phone: +1 208 344 1200
    • Complimentary on-site parking
    • Free High Speed Internet
    • Free breakfast
    • Fitness Center

    Start date: 7/15/18
    End date: 7/20/18
    Last day to book: 6/25/18

    Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
    • Residence Inn Boise Downtown/University for 120.00 USD – 159.00 USD per night

    Book your group rate for IHCA Conference 2018


    Inn at 500 Capitol
    500 S. Capitol Blvd
    Boise, ID 83702

    • 100% Non-Smoking facility
    • Wine & snacks: Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on arrival, and snacks throughout your stay. Available at the Front Desk.
    • Wi-Fi: Unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi and hard wired internet available in all guestrooms and throughout the hotel.
    • Shuttle: Complimentary luxury shuttle service to and from the Boise Airport and within a four-mile radius of the hotel. This service is based on availability – contact the hotel directly to make arrangements.
    • In-room: Caffé D’arte coffee, Beekman 1802 hair and skin care products, iron, ironing board, personal safe, mini fridge.
    • Parking: Valet Parking only. $18 daily with unlimited in and out privileges.
    • Fitness: Our on-site fitness center is available 24/7, with floor to ceiling views of downtown Boise.
    • Pets: Furry friends welcome. A pet fee of $75 per pet, per stay will be applied. *additional fees may apply with Spa Suites and Penthouses.
    • Room Service: Enjoy Richard’s in-room dining from 6am – 10pm, delivered via private butler pantry.
    • Bikes: Explore the town on our complimentary cruiser bike

    Start date: 7/15/18
    End date: 7/20/18
    Last day to book: 6/25/18

    • Inn at 500 Capitol for 179.00 USD per night


    Hyatt Place Boise Downtown
    1024 West Bannock Street
    Boise, Idaho, USA, 83702
    208 991 5275

    • 100% Non-smoking guestrooms and suites featuring a Cozy Corner with sofa-sleeper
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Free a.m. Kitchen Skillet™ breakfast buffet
    • $12 / night parking
    • All-day dining from our 24/7 Gallery Menu and 24/7 Gallery Market
    • Coffee to Cocktails Bar
    • Outdoor pool
    • 24/7 Gym
    • 24/7 e-room business center
    • Shuttle service taking guests to destinations throughout Boise
    • Dry cleaning services

    Start date: 7/15/18
    End date: 7/20/18
    Last day to book: 6/25/18

    • Hyatt Place for 159.00 USD King/Double Queen / night ($10 per person for Triple or Quad)

    Holiday Inn Express Boise – University Area

    475 W Parkcenter Blvd
    Boise, ID 83706

    • 100% Non-smoking facility
    • Complimentary high-speed Internet
    • Full American Breakfast at no charge to guests
    • Fitness Center and Spa
    • Complimentary Airport Shuttle based upon availability
    • Guest rooms with refrigerators & microwaves
    • Coffeemaker

    Start date: 7/15/18
    End date: 7/19/18
    Last day to book: 6/30/18 at Guest Room Rate 124.99 USD

    Idaho Health Care Association Courtesy Block Booking Link


    Hotel 43
    981 W. Grove Street
    Boise, ID 83702

    • 100% Smoke-free facility
    • Free Airport Shuttle
    • Covered garage parking $15 nightly, includes complimentary upgrade to valet service
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Free Daily Newspaper
    • In-room Keurig coffee maker
    • On-site exercise room & access to downtown YMCA
    • Complimentary shoe shine
    • Arts Passport – free admission to Boise Art Museum

    Courtesy Rate offered until June 26th, no rooms held.

    • Courtesy Rate 169.00 USD standard single/double (standard rate 249.00)
    Rate 189.00 USD PURE single/double (standard rate 269.00)

    ID Health Care Association 52nd Annual Convention

    Courtyard Marriott – Boise Downtown
    222 South Broadway
    Boise, ID 83702

    • Complimentary parking
    • Complimentary airport shuttle
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Exercise room
    • 100% Non-smoking facility
    • 24 Market for late night snacks
    • In room coffee & refrigerator

    Courtesy Rate offered until June 26th, no rooms held.

    • Courtesy Rate 159.00 USD (standard rate 269.00)

    Book your group rate for Idaho Health Care Association


  • Awards

    The Idaho Health Care Association Foundation (IHCAF) earned 501(c)(3) nonprofit status as recognized by the IRS in June, 2008.
    Mission: The Idaho Health Care Association Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for individuals aspiring to work or currently working in Idaho care facilities.

    One of the priority objectives includes:
    Promote careers in long term care by awarding scholarships to those seeking employment in Assisted Living, Intermediate Care Facilities, and Skilled Nursing Facilities.

    2018 Scholarship Application (only one application needed):

    Award Delta Holloway Scholarship (up to $1,500)
    • Award Dorothy Witmer Scholarship (up to $1,500)
    • Award Sheri Rogers Scholarship (up to $1,500)

    IHCA Award Winners – hold drawing among Employee of the Year winners to select the recipient of $500 cash award

  • Golf Classic

    The Idaho Health Care Association Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for individuals aspiring to work or are currently working in Idaho care facilities.

    This is a day of fun and recognition of one of Idaho’s leaders in the Health Care industry, Keith Holloway.  Come help us raise funds to move the Foundation mission forward.  Call the IHCA Office for more information (208-343-9735).   Hope to see you there!


    Pricing (fees include: Full Round of Golf, Motorized Cart, and Lunch):

        • $85.00 Individuals
        • $300.00 Foursome
        • $575.00 Foursome + Hole Sponsorship

    Dress Code: Shirts with collar, tailored mid-length shorts, denim or jean material of any type is not permitted. Soft spikes only.

    Not a Golfer? Become a Sponsor!

    Single-hole sponsor: $300

    Hole sponsors are provided a professional sign at their hole and are also given the option to set up a display at their hole. This is a great chance to network with golfers between drives.


  • Board Meeting

    DATE: Monday, July 16, 2018
    TIME: 4 pm – 7pm
    PLACE: IHCA Training Center