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Last Call: Register for October ALNET Meetings

On October 8, 2019 by Sue Boyd

Nurse Leaders -- Don’t let the month of October slip by and miss your chance to attend the final 2019 Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) meetings.  

Assisted Living is Changing: What Nurse Leaders Need to Know

On September 24, 2019 by Sue Boyd

Assisted Living regulations are changing and there are heightened expectations of state surveys as a result of legislation passed in 2019. How can nurse leaders in Assisted Living keep up with all the changes? Attend one of the four Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) meetings in October. 

Abuse Reporting, Terminations/Discharge & Handling Difficult Situations Featured at Upcoming ALNET Meetings

On July 30, 2019 by Sue Boyd

The word is out! Attendees at our Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) meetings are finding answers to many questions and evidence-based practices to implement in their organization. During the August and October meetings, ALNET will have various guest speakers to address the questions nurse leaders have. Guest speakers will include: 

ALNET Guest Speakers to Focus on Abuse Reporting, Compliance and Most Frequently Cited Survey Tags in Assisted Living

On July 24, 2019 by Sue Boyd

Mark your calendars in August and October for the LeadingAge Minnesota Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) meetings! We have scheduled guest speakers from the regulatory and legal world to network with Assisted Living Nurse Leaders. Do you have questions about abuse reporting, discharges/terminations, or handling difficult situations? Come to the August and October ALNET meetings to learn more about these topics and others.   

Be Prepared: MDH Releases New Assisted Living Survey Forms

On June 4, 2019 by Sue Boyd

As we have been anticipating, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program has released the new and updated survey forms for the Comprehensive and Temporary license. The forms are available on the MDH web site, and members will have a great opportunity to learn more about them and how surveyors will use them to determine your compliance at the June ALNET meetings.  

Registration Open: ALNET Meetings in June

On May 14, 2019 by Sue Boyd

The next meeting of the Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) will take place in June at four locations around Minnesota. The agenda, which still being finalized, will feature a legislative update, survey readiness, new MDH survey tools and time for deep dive questions.  

Assisted Living Nurses Invited to ALNET!

On March 26, 2019 by Sue Boyd

Don’t miss the deep-dive discussions at our April ALNET meetings. The agenda topics help the Assisted Living nurse answer these questions and more:  

Calling All Assisted Living Home Care Nurse Leaders! Join Us in April for ALNET

On March 6, 2019 by Sue Boyd

This special invitation goes out to all nurse leaders of assisted living home care. You are invited and encouraged to join an Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) meeting near you in April. 

MDH Survey Trends in Assisted Living Home Care

On December 12, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

A recent analysis of Comprehensive Home Care licensed provider surveys revealed several trends. Of the top 10 correction orders written over the past four quarters, the top two -- Contents of Service Plan and TB Prevention and Control -- have remained constant, eight tags are consistently cited, and only two have entered or dropped out over the last four quarters. Also, there are now only three Tags cited in 50 percent of the surveys currently being conducted.   

ALNET to Address One of the Most Frequent Survey Tags: Medication Management

On September 18, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

Medication management continues to be a frequently cited tag for Comprehensive Home Care surveys. Four of the 19 medication tags are in the top 10 most frequently cited almost 50 percent of the time. The October Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) meetings will focus on medication management and provide information and resources to help you remain in compliance. 

ALNET Meetings Will Address Content of Service Plan and Halt Related MDH Survey Correction

On August 1, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

RSVP now to attend the ALNET meetings in August as we focus on stopping the trend we are seeing in survey citations related to Tag #870 - Contents of the Service Plan. Today more than 60 percent of the time this tag will be cited when surveyed.  

ALNET June Meetings and Survey Opportunities

On May 29, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

This special invitation goes out to all nurse leaders of assisted living home care. You are invited and encouraged to join an Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) June meeting nearest you and to participate in a brief survey to provide feedback regarding these meetings.  

ALNET June Meetings and Survey Opportunities

On May 29, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

This special invitation goes out to all nurse leaders of assisted living home care. You are invited and encouraged to join an Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) June meeting nearest you and to participate in a brief survey to provide feedback regarding these meetings.  

Mark Your Calendars: April ALNET Regional Meetings

On March 27, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

The benefits of attending our Assisted Living Nurse Leader (ALNET) regional meetings are priceless. Mark your calendars in April because we are bringing together this collegial network of nurse leaders to learn about practices that enrich lives and advance regulatory and professional standards. 

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