On September 21, 2023 by Anna Mowry
September is Workforce Development Month, an excellent time for employers to explore the resources and expert support from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
On September 21, 2023 by Erin Huppert
The Nursing Home Workforce Standards Board, created during the past legislative session, met for the first time last Thursday.
On September 21, 2023 by Mark Schulz
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the nursing home minimum staffing standards proposed rule in the Federal Register on Sept. 6 and proposes standards that include minimum staffing for Registered Nurses (RNs) and nurse aides (NAs).
On September 21, 2023 by Kayla Khang
During the 2023 legislative session, policymakers recognized a need to establish the Legislative Task Force on Aging to address Minnesota’s growing elderly population, elders with disabilities, and a rapidly declining workforce. This task force met for the second time on Sept. 12, 2023.
On September 14, 2023 by Bobbie Guidry
Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) will launch Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) phase four for Medicare-certified home health providers on Oct. 16.
On September 7, 2023 by Jeff Bostic
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has decided to extend the application deadline for the Nursing Facility Workforce Incentive Grant Program to Friday, Sept. 15. DHS has posted a revised version of the RFP and application form for Workforce Incentive Grants on the Nursing Facility Provider Portal.
On September 21, 2023 by Mark Schulz
CMS published the nursing home minimum staffing standards proposed rule in the Federal Register on Sept. 6, 2023, and proposes standards that include minimum staffing for Registered Nurses (RNs) and nurse aides.
On September 14, 2023 by LeadingAge
In a Sept. 12 letter to leadership at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), LeadingAge requested “urgent action” on HOTMA implementation.
On September 7, 2023 by Mark Schulz
The US Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division provides notice it will issue a notice of proposed rulemaking to restore and extend overtime protections. In its news release, the DOL stated the proposed federal rule would guarantee overtime pay for most salaried workers earning less than $1,059 per week, about $55,000 per year.
On September 21, 2023 by LeadingAge
Registration is open for the Adult Day Services Workshop scheduled for Oct. 18! The day is packed with speakers on a variety of topics requested by LeadingAge Minnesota members and more.
On September 21, 2023 by Julie Apold
Staff in nursing homes and assisted living, new to or with experience in quality, will benefit from attending the new Quality Specialist Certificate Program from Oct. 24, 2023, to Feb. 21, 2024.
On September 14, 2023 by Julie Apold
Prevention of abuse and neglect is everyone’s job. A new four-part training program, Safe Care Abuse Prevention, will be delivered in 30-minute segments to fit your internal training schedules.
On September 21, 2023 by Barbara Landeen
Registration is open for October District Meetings, featuring a deep dive into workforce, demographics, and recruitment strategies.
On September 14, 2023 by Libbie Chapuran
American Baptist Homes of the Midwest (ABHM), an Eden Prairie-based not-for-profit provider of senior living and health care, is pleased to announce the appointment of Austin Blilie as the new Chief Operating Officer.
On September 7, 2023 by Kari Everson
LeadingAge Minnesota’s Nurse Leadership Certificate Program supports new and emerging nurse leaders. Nurse leaders in skilled nursing care centers, assisted living, or home care settings, new to or moving into leadership positions, came together for five months of networking, learning, and support.