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  Network Meetings: Spring 2014

Make plans to attend your network's spring 2014 meeting! These meetings are a free member benefit and a great opportunity to network with your peers, tour a community, and "learn at lunch". Lunch and CEUs will be provided.

 

 Index

  Schedule
       Southeast Texas Network: February 28
       Panhandle Network: March 5
       West Texas Network: March 25
       Central Texas Network: April 11
       Heart of Texas Network: April 30
       North Texas Network: April 30
       TBD:
            Valley Network: TBD
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Interested in presenting?
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Interested in hosting?
Contact Crystal or your network representative to discuss.


Attention Associate Business Members, sponsorships are available!
 
Contact Crystal Laza for details at
 
crystal@leadingagetexas.org or (512) 467-2242.

Spring 2014 Network Meetings Schedule

Southeast Texas Network

Date: February 28
Time:  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: The Hallmark—4718 Hallmark Drive, Houston TX 77056
CEU Sponsor:

Lunch Sponsor:

Presentation: A Winning Culture
The culture of an organization is often under-estimated in its influence over the success of an organization. Understanding the types of cultures that exist, the one that you want for your organization, and how to achieve such is key to long-term organizational success. Join Ron Jennette, President and CEO of Methodist Retirement Communities, as he shares his experiences in reaching for a winning culture. Learn how you can develop or improve a winning culture in your organization.
Speaker: Ron Jennette, President and CEO, Methodist Retirement Communities, Board Chair, LeadingAge Texas
CEU: 1 CE hour being offered for Administrators and Assisted Living Managers

Southeast Texas Network Representative:
Jimmy Johnson, Parkway Place in Houston
(281) 556-9200; jjohnson@buckner.org 

Panhandle Network

Date: March 5
Time:  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Childers Place—6600 Kilgore, Amarillo, TX 79106
Lunch Sponsor:

Presentation: A Winning Culture
The culture of an organization is often under-estimated in its influence over the success of an organization. Understanding the types of cultures that exist, the one that you want for your organization, and how to achieve such is key to long-term organizational success. Join Ron Jennette, President and CEO of Methodist Retirement Communities, as he shares his experiences in reaching for a winning culture. Learn how you can develop or improve a winning culture in your organization.
Speaker: Ron Jennette, President and CEO, Methodist Retirement Communities, Board Chair, LeadingAge Texas
CEU: 1 CE hour being offered for Administrators and Assisted Living Managers

Panhandle Network Representative:
Tyler Kendall, Childers Place in Amarillo
(806) 350-2200; tyler.kendall@bivinshomes.org 

West Texas Network

Date: March 25
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: Wesley Court Methodist Retirement Community - 2617 Antilley Rd, Abilene, TX 79606

Presentation: Effectively Integrating a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program (QAPI) into your Community
This presentation will focus on the components of an effective QAPI program and provide participants with the tools necessary to develop and implement a successful program into your community.
Objectives:
     -
Participants will be given the components of an effective QAPI program.
     - Participants will understand the analytical reporting changes from QA to QAPI.
     - Participants will be given the tools necessary to implement the Advancing Excellence program in their community.
Speaker: Lisa McCormick, RN – Nurse Consultant, Life Care Services
CEU: 1 CE hour being offered for Administrators and Assisted Living Managers

West Texas Network Representative:
Pam McGrew, Mesa Springs Retirement Village in Abilene
(325) 692-8080; pkmcgrew@sears-methodist.com

Central Texas Network

Date: April 11
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs—1100 Grand Blvd, Boerne, TX 78006
CEU Sponsor:

Lunch sponsor:

Presentation: A Winning Culture
The culture of an organization is often under-estimated in its influence over the success of an organization. Understanding the types of cultures that exist, the one that you want for your organization, and how to achieve such is key to long-term organizational success. Join Ron Jennette, President and CEO of Methodist Retirement Communities, as he shares his experiences in reaching for a winning culture. Learn how you can develop or improve a winning culture in your organization.
Speaker: Ron Jennette, President and CEO, Methodist Retirement Communities, Board Chair, LeadingAge Texas
CEU: 1 CE hour being offered for Administrators and Assisted Living Managers

Central Texas Network Representative:
Becky Folta-May, The Wesleyan at Estrella Assisted Living
(512) 863-2528; foltamay@wesleyanhomes.org

Heart of Texas Network

Date: April 30
Time: 11:30 – 1:30 PM
Location: Providence Park, 300 W State Hwy 6, Waco TX
RSVP: Click here to RSVP!

Speaker: Frank Barber, MBA, MHA, RHIA, Quality Improvement Consultant, TMF Health Quality Institute
CEU: 1 hour credit being offered for ALM, Administrators, and Social Workers
Presentation: Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement, Root Cause Analysis and the Model for Improvement

  • Objectives:
    • Describe quality assurance & performance improvement (QAPI)
    • Explain root causes
    • Understand rapid cycle quality improvement methodology
  • Summary: The presentation will be a review of QAPI and the QI tools: PDSA, RCA and Brainstorming.

Sponsors: Lunch and CEU sponsors needed, contact Crystal for details.

Heart of Texas Network Representative:
Michael Olmstead, Providence Park in Waco
(254) 761-8038; molmstea@phn-waco.org

North Texas Network

Date: April 30
Time: 11:30 – 1:30 PM
Location: C. C. Young, The Point, Center for Arts & Education, 4847 W Lawther Dr, Dallas TX 75214 (view the map or call (214) 841-2822 for help with directions)
RSVP: Click here to RSVP!

Presentation: QAPI’s Role in Corporate Compliance – How to Kill Two Birds with One Stone!
Speaker: Teresa Whittington, Consultant
CEU: 1 hour credit being offered for ALM, Administrators, and Social Workers

Objectives:

  • Review the OIG’s role in corporate compliance
  • Review the changes in the Affordable Care Act as it pertains to Corporate Compliance
  • Outline the requirements the facility must put in place to maintain a valid Corporate Compliance
  • See how QAPI can integrate improvement initiatives to enhance Corporate Compliance
  • Understand how Corporate Compliance and QAPI systems work together to create positive outcomes

Sponsors: Lunch and CEU sponsors needed, contact Crystal for details.

North Texas Network Representative:
Russell Crews, C.C. Young
(214) 827-8080; rcrews@ccyoung.org

Valley Network

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Speaker: Click here to submit a proposal for consideration!
Sponsors:
Lunch and CEU sponsors needed, contact Crystal for details.

Valley Network Representative:
Diana Zarate, Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home
(956) 682-4224; dlzarate@sears-methodist.com

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