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Evidence-based Dementia Strategies to Assure SNF Compliance with the New Regulations

The new and revised Long Term Care (LTC) Requirements for Participation were released in 2016 with subsequent phase-in dates of November 2017 and November 2019. Changes included many new and revised codes of federal regulation with key principals being person centered care, resident preferences and staff training. Of the 23 revised or new codes, 11 of them relate either directly or indirectly to care of residents with dementia, thus they are having significant impact on how dementia care is now being provided in LTC. Given these updated requirements, team members will have the opportunity to play a critical role in compliance of the requirements. This session will focus on research-based strategies to assure compliance with each regulation, to include assuring person-centered care and preferences despite the complexities of residents with dementia. This will include the focus on individualized care, therapeutic approaches, root cause analysis of behaviors, and staff training to ensure requirements are met.

Learning Objectives

By the completion of the presentation, attendees will:

  • Identify how the revised CMS codes of regulation affect the required care for the resident with dementia in long term care.
  • Describe the evidence-based strategies to assure a resident’s quality of life when they are living with dementia.
  • Discuss how the roles of each team member can assist the senior care community and/or memory care home with survey compliance.
Who Should Attend
Administrators, Nursing Staff, Unit Managers, Staff Educators, Activities and Social Workers.

Continuing Education Credit
Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #67 – 1 contact hour. Providership regulations do not allow for partial credit to be given for any portion of this program.Retain certificate for four years.

Nursing Home Administrators – This session is intended to meet the criteria established by the Iowa Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators for 1 contact hour. No partial credit allowed.Retain certificate for four years.

Social Workers – 1 contact hour.This program is intended to meet the criteria established by the Iowa Board of Social Work Examiners. If audited, you will be asked to provide your certificate of attendance and program material.Retain certificate for four years.

Registration Information
This program recording is approximately 60 minutes in length. Registration fees include access to the recording and handouts for this program, as well as a CEU/attendance certificate for one user. Once you purchase the program, unlimited viewing of the recording content will be available using the registrant login information for 30 days.

Registration Fees

Members $40
Non-Members $60