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Oct. 13-14 - Quality & Patient Safety Conference and Workshop

On September 23, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The Quality and Patient Safety Conference on Oct. 14 in Bloomington and the pre-conference workshop, Foundations of Quality Improvement, on Oct. 13 focus on building and improving quality programs in all aging services settings.

Attend Pre-Conference Workshop to Strengthen Your Quality Improvement Program

On September 8, 2021 by Julie Apold

Join colleagues on Oct. 13 to learn and practice approaches to enhance your quality improvement program, use data and information to drive decision-making and develop and implement solutions to address priority issues.

Quality & Patient Safety Conference and Workshop October 13-14

On September 1, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

Registration is open for this year’s Quality and Patient Safety Conference on Oct. 14 in Bloomington, and the pre-conference workshop, Foundations of Quality Improvement, on Oct. 13.

Calling All Stars – 2022 Stars Among Us Award Nomination Deadline is Sept. 13

On September 1, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

Nominations are being accepted for your amazing staff, residents and volunteers in preparation for the 2022 Stars Among Us Awards. Nominations are due for individual and organizational awards on Sept. 13 in multiple categories, including the Caregiver of the Year, Outstanding Leadership, and the new Rising Star Award.

Who are Your Nominees? Stars Among Us Award Nominations Open for 2022 Institute

On August 4, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

Start thinking about your incredible staff, residents and volunteers in preparation for the 2022 Stars Among Us Awards. Nominations are open for individual and organizational awards through Sept. 13 in multiple categories, including the Caregiver of the Year, Outstanding Leadership, and the new Rising Star Award.

Stars Among Us Award Nominations Open for 2022 Institute

On July 14, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

The 2022 Stars Among Us Awards are open for nominating individuals and organizations through Sept. 12 in multiple categories, including the Caregiver of the Year, Outstanding Leadership, and the new Rising Star Award.

St. Francis Health Services Recognized for Achievement in Quality and Performance Excellence

On May 19, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran

St. Francis Health Services received the Award of Honor for Performance Excellence in Aging Services from LeadingAge Minnesota. The award recognizes an advanced level of continuous quality improvement and outstanding achievements in 24 management practices focused on leadership, strategy, customers, measurement, workforce and operations.

LeadingAge MN Postpones Education Events

On March 17, 2020 by Barbara Landeen

In response to guidance to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the 2020 Sales & Marketing in Senior Living certificate program has been postponed until later this year. In addition, we have postponed the Performance Excellence in Aging Services workshop.

Employee Engagement & Customer Experience with Align – Early Adopter Deadline Extended

On April 9, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Become an Early Adopter of Align’s Employee Engagement Solution (manager/supervisor evaluation and training!), and/or two Customer Experience Solutions and receive special pricing! The Early Adopter deadline has been extended to Monday, May 13

HSS Fall Learning Lab Showcases Quality Improvement

On November 7, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Health Support Specialists (HSS) at the Fall Learning Lab presented quality improvement projects that they designed, launched, tracked and refined over the past year. The quality improvement projects, completed through the ICan initiative with Performance Excellence in Aging Services, were designed to transform care at the bedside. After an incredibly difficult round of judging, three groups were recognized for their quality improvement programs:  

$50 on Dec. 6 Quality Conference – Super Saver Registration Ends Oct. 25

On October 23, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The Dec. 6 Quality Conference features a full day of sessions devoted to helping organizations improve quality. Performance Excellence Network’s Brian Lassiter will lead a session on creating a culture of excellence throughout your organization from the board room to the front lines of care.   

Care Centers: Improve Your 5-Star Rating and Sustain Your Outcomes

On July 24, 2018 by Julie Apold

As part of our ongoing commitment to help you improve performance and measure and report outcomes in your organization, LeadingAge Minnesota is proud to provide you with access to a new tool that will help translate your current MDS 3.0 data into actionable information. 

Earn CEUs: Learn Strategies for Effective, Systematic Approach to Strategic Planning

On July 10, 2018 by Julie Apold

Register your team by July 16 for a workshop where you will discover new tools and approaches to your strategic planning process. As part of LeadingAge Minnesota’s Performance Excellence in Aging Services platform, the July 19 workshop A Systematic and Effective Approach to Strategic Planning unfolds the strategic planning process from preparation and prioritization to deployment and sustaining the plan.  

Care Centers: Improve Your 5-Star Rating with Quality Apex

On July 10, 2018 by Julie Apold

Are you looking for ways to boost your organization’s performance or 5-Star rating? Quality Apex is an affordable, secure, web-based analytics tool that translates your most current MDS 3.0 data into actionable information to improve quality and outcomes. 

A Focus on Falls Prevention: Join the New Assisted Living Learning & Improvement Collaborative

On June 19, 2018 by Julie Apold

Falls are one of the top categories of substantiated OHFC reports in Home Care/Assisted Living settings in Minnesota. Members should be taking the necessary steps to prevent falls in their community. Our new Assisted Living Fall Prevention Learning & Improvement Collaborative will give you the tools you need to implement an effective falls prevention program and reduce costs for your organization.  

Looking for an Effective and Systematic Approach to Strategic Planning?

On June 19, 2018 by Julie Apold

Bring your team to discover new tools and approaches to your strategic planning process. As part of LeadingAge Minnesota’s Performance Excellence in Aging Services platform, the July 19 workshop A Systematic and Effective Approach to Strategic Planning unfolds the strategic planning process from preparation and prioritization to deployment and sustaining the plan.  

Care Centers: QIIP Goal Due June 30

On June 19, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

This is a final reminder for care centers that your QIIP goal for the rate year beginning Jan. 1, 2020 is due June 30. 

Inaugural Long-Term Care Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll Honorees Announced

On June 4, 2018 by Julie Apold

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently announced the inaugural list of organizations honored for their demonstrated commitment to antibiotic stewardship. Congratulations to the following LeadingAge Minnesota members who were recognized for their efforts on this important topic: 

Assisted Living Learning & Improvement Collaborative on Fall Prevention - Register Today!

On June 4, 2018 by Julie Apold

It is estimated that up to 50 percent of individuals residing in assisted living experience one or more falls annually, and between 10 percent – 25 percent of these falls result in serious injuries requiring medical attention. In addition, falls is one of the top categories of substantiated OHFC reports in Home Care/Assisted Living settings in Minnesota. Implementing an effective falls prevention program in the assisted living setting has the potential to reduce falls, improve quality of life and reduce costs for your organization. 

LeadingAge Minnesota Members Share Outcomes at Performance Excellence Panel Presentation

On May 15, 2018 by Julie Apold

Three LeadingAge Minnesota members represented the Performance Excellence in Aging Services program and shared how they are driving continuous quality improvement in their organizations during a panel presentation at the 2018 PENWorks Conference on May 3.  

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