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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.  

May 17 Workshop Delivers Tools for Effective Strategic Planning

On May 1, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

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 May 17 workshop A Systematic and Effective Approach to Strategic Planning unfolds the strategic planning process from preparation and prioritization to deployment and sustaining the plan. 

An Effective & Systematic Approach to Strategic Planning

On April 10, 2018 by Julie Apold

Effective strategic planning defines where an organization is going, the actions needed to make progress and how it will know if it is successful. Join us on May 17 for a hands-on session to learn and apply strategies designed to improve your organization’s approach to strategic planning. 

2017 Quality Indicators Posted to DHS Provider Portal

On March 20, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has posted new quality indicators for care centers to the Nursing Facility Provider Portal. The indicators cover the period of Jan. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017. 

Register Now for Full-Day Leadership Session with Bryan Williams on March 29

On March 13, 2018 by Julie Apold

Anyone who saw Bryan Williams at Institute will not want to miss spending a day with him engaging in a discussion on effective leadership. The Thursday, March 29 session is the first in a four-part leadership series focused on the essential components of achieving a high performing organization. 

Three Members Receive Award of Merit for Performance Excellence in Aging Services

On February 14, 2018 by Julie Apold

Benedictine Living Community of Duluth, Knute Nelson and Walker Methodist were recently recognized for their demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and advancing performance excellence. The Awards of Merit for Performance Excellence in Aging Services were presented during last week’s Institute & Expo. 

Registration Opens for Leadership for High Performing Organizations: 2018 Executive Series

On February 14, 2018 by Julie Apold

In partnership with the Performance Excellence Network (PEN), LeadingAge Minnesota is pleased to offer a four-part leadership series focused on the essential components of achieving a high performing organization.

Take the First Step to Continuous Quality

On January 23, 2018 by Julie Apold

The first step to quality improvement begins with recognizing that an opportunity for improvement exists. Do you know how to recognize opportunity? Watch our new Performance Excellence in Aging Services webinar to learn how to get started on a guided path to continuous quality. 

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