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Home Care Matters Provider Webinar

On May 15, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Home Care Matters, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program provider webinar, will take place on May 23 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Providers will the opportunity to: 

Assisted Living Certificate Nursing Track Highlights Important Clinical Topics

On May 9, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

In addition to building a solid foundation of knowledge on the important regulations governing home care in assisted living settings covered in the new Assisted Living Certificate program, the nursing track will continue to emphasize those essential skills required to successfully run the clinical services component in these settings. 

Is Your Assisted Living Compensation Strategy Competitive?

On May 1, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

A new report that compares marketplace data on 40+ jobs in assisted living can help you develop a competitive and comprehensive compensation strategy. 

New Assisted Living Certificate Program – Registration Open Soon

On April 25, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

Last week’s newsletter included a preview of our new Assisted Living Certificate Program, a combined series with separate tracks for Assisted Living/Housing with Services Managers and Nurse Managers. 

This program will be offered in the spring and the fall of 2018. Registration will be open very soon and is expected to fill quickly. Watch the LeadingAge Minnesota website and your email for registration announcement.

FAQ: What Duties Can an LPN Carry Out in Assisted Living Home Care?

On April 25, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Two questions that arise frequently from Assisted Living Home Care Providers relate to what an LPN can carry out when delegated to by the RN.  Both questions have been addressed by the Minnesota Department of Health in their Provider FAQ responses: 

GAO Report on Assisted Living Finds Gaps in Data Collection by CMS and States

On April 17, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

A recent report on Medicaid assisted living services by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve how it collects, reports, manages and monitors information about Medicaid assisted living services. 

Announcing Our New Assisted Living Certificate Program

On April 17, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota has combined the best of two popular and enduring certificate programs into one program that meets the current demands and expectations of the key leaders working in Minnesota assisted living programs. This new educational offering is the merger of the previous Housing-with-Services Management and Home Care Nurse Managers certificate programs. 

Bill to Revise Home Care Law Introduced

On March 6, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Legislation amending the Home Care Law has been introduced this session. The bill was developed through a working group of the Minnesota Home Care Association, Care Providers of Minnesota, and LeadingAge Minnesota, with technical assistance provided through the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). 

Hot Off the Press: New LeadingAge Minnesota Housing/Assisted Living Manual Available

On February 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The first edition of our new The Essential Guide: Senior Housing, Housing with Services and Assisted Living in Minnesota is the perfect tool that every housing manager and campus administrator needs on their desk for handy reference!  

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