54th Annual IHCA Virtual Convention


  • Agenda


    10 am – 10:30 am

    Welcome & Opening Remarks

    Governor Brad Little

    Registrations received by Tuesday September 8th will receive a $5 Starbuck’s gift card for break!  Sponsored by:  Blue Cross of Idaho & Molina Healthcare

    10:30 am – 11:30 am Adaptability is the New Change

    George Carroll

    Sponsored by:  Buckner Insurance
    11:30 am – noon General Membership Meeting & Elections Voting closes at Noon MT
    Noon – 1 pm Lunch Break – register for convention by midnight Tuesday, September 8th to receive a Subway Gift Card Sponsored by:  Buckner Insurance
    1 pm – 2 pm Secondary Trauma & Critical Thinking

    Randy Moss – HANDOUT

    Sponsored by: Idaho Estate Planning
    2:15 pm – 3:15 pm The Companionship Culture:  Resident/Caregiver Engagement Through Life Stories

    Jerald Cosey – HANDOUT

    Sponsored by: Heartland Pharmacy
    3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Maintaining Social Connectedness in the Era of Physical Distancing

    Eric Collett – HANDOUT

    Sponsored by: A Mind For All Seasons

    Convention Program Detail – HERE!

  • Fees

    $49 / per PERSON

    PLEASE NOTE: CEUs are awarded only to those individuals:

    > Who are “registered” for the LIVE ZOOM webinar (no substitutions are accepted).

    > Registered attendees receive a log-in link unique to the registrant and with a note that the link is “unique” and not to be shared, and IF you share your unique registration link or the phone number, you risk losing CEUs for this program!”

    > In actual attendance of the presentation (ZOOM “Attendance Report” documents actual time logged-in and logged-out.) During the housekeeping comments, registered attendees are reminded “to receive CEUs you must attend the entire presentation and complete the polling question at the end of the presentation certifying they attended the entire presentation.”

  • LIVE Webinars

    Topics under construction!

    September 9th

    10 am – 11:30 am MT
    (1.5 CEUs)

    COVID-19 in Assisted Living:  Our Story, Our Challenges, and Lessons Learned Robert Vande Merwe
    September 16th

    10 am – 11:30 am MT
    (1.5 CEUs)

    Telehealth:  Increasing Optimization & Utilization Jenni Gudapati, MBA, RN
    October 1st

    2 pm – 5 pm
    (3 CEUs)

    Idaho IDDSI Implementation Project Sue Linja, RDN, LD
    S & S Nutrition Network
    October 7th

    10 am – 11:30 am
    (1.5 CEUs)

    PDPM and the Nutrition Professional Robin Hillier, CPA,
    RLH Consulting
    October 21st

    10 am – 11:30 am
    (1.5 CEUs)

    COVID-19 and Employment Rights – What Every Employer Needs to Know Carsten Peterson, Attorney

    Sponsored by:  Hawley-Troxell

    October 28th

    10 am – 11:30 am
    (1.5 CEUs)

    Telehealth & Technology for Today’s Rehab and Recovery Staci Freudiger, RPT

    Sponsored by:  RehabCare

    November 11th

    10 am – 11:30 am
    (1.5 CEUs)

    MDS Hot Topics: What’s New with Survey, Reimbursement and QMs Robin Hillier, CPA,
    RLH Consulting
    November 18th

    10 am – 11:30 am
    (1.5 CEUs)

    Handling Stress in the Workplace:
    Self-care or Self-loathing? 
    Barry Surratt

    Sponsored by:  PayneWest Insurance

    December 16th

    10 am – 11:30 am
    (1.5 CEUs)

    Promoting Individual Choices through Person Centered Planning Lydia Dawson, Esq.,
    Executive Director
    Idaho Association of Community Providers


  • Member Meeting

  • Elections

    Voting will be conducted in Survey Monkey.

    Friday, September 18
    – IHCA Member Facilities & Agencies in good standing (dues are current) will receive an e-mail reminder of the election.  No one individual may represent more than one member at the same time or cast more than one vote on any issue.

    Monday evening, September 21
    – A Survey Monkey link will be sent to all member facility/agency administrators with a deadline date/time to complete their voting.

    Tuesday, September 22
    NOON Mountain Time,  voting will close.

    Sample Ballot:

    (All vote- only vote for one)
    Paul Arnell – Profile Cascadia Healthcare
    President Elect
    (All vote- only vote for one)
    Brian Bagley – Profile

    Landon Taylor – Profile

    Lakeside Assisted Living

    Madison Carriage Cove

    SNF Representative

    (Only SNFs – only vote for one)

    Brandi Jeffries – Profile

    Bonnie Sorensen – Profile

    Melissa Truesdell

    Prestige Care & Rehab the Orchards

    Countryside Care & Rehab

    Owyhee Health & Rehab

    ALF Representative

    (Only ALFs – only vote for one)

    Joyce Foster – Profile Edgewood Spring Creel – American Falls
    MI/DD Representative

    (Only MI/DD facilities vote)

    Graham Christensen Harmony House
    ICF Representative

    (Only ICFs vote- only vote for one)

    Tamara Malone Independent Living Services
    H, HH & HC Representative

    (Only H, HH or HC agencies vote- only vote for one)

    Honey Goodman-VIDEO Treasure Valley Hospice
    North Idaho (Regions 1, 2)

    (Only regions 1 & 2- Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone, Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis and Nez Perce – only vote for one)

    Eric Miller

    Cecilia Owsley

    Coeur d’Alene Health of Cascadia

    Guardian Angel Homes

    SW Idaho (Regions 3, 4)

    (Only regions 3 & 4- Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Washington, Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley – only vote for one)

    Gerald Bosen –Profile

    Dennis Carlson

    Life Care Center of Treasure Valley

    Terraces of Boise

    SE Idaho (Regions 5, 6, 7)

    (Only regions 5, 6, & 7- Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Twin Falls, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, Power, Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton – only vote for one)

    Shon Shuldberg Ashton Memorial Living Center
    Approve Bylaws change (in red) to allow for an election process that can be conducted by electronic means.    YES _____   NO _____

  • Board Meeting

    DATE: Monday, September 21, 2020
    TIME:  1 pm – 4 pm
    PLACE: ZOOM Meeting

  • Foundation

    We need your help to keep the Foundation Fundraising alive! We would like to continue to provide scholarships next year but many of our fundraising activities had to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus. If you can donate, please click HERE!

    We thank you for supporting the Foundation.

Registration Open!