You likely already know that NH RSA 151:50 for Continuing Education requires at least 6 hours of initial continuing education for all covered administrative staff and direct service staff, but maybe you didn’t know that our member agencies complied with this regulation by training over 13,000 staff members with the Alliance’s online Dementia Training programContinue reading “Looking Ahead: Year Two”
As mentioned in the New Hampshire Dementia Training Module Six, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plan to incorporate the Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS test) to assess for patients’ cognitive impairments as part of OASIS E. Due to the pandemic, a Medicare and Medicaid interim final rule issued last May delayedContinue reading “BIMS Assessment Required (soon, but not now)”
During the holidays families want to connect with their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, but being in the midst of a global pandemic has not made that easy! In this quick video below, Polly and Rachel, of Positive Approach to Care explore ways to connect with someone by phone who is inContinue reading “Holiday Connections with Dementia”
Continued dementia care training is important for employees and for the clients they serve, nevertheless, meeting the requirements of the 2020 NH law could have been financially and operationally challenging for our member agencies. The Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance, with partner affiliate member C&V Senior Care, developed dementia education as a freeContinue reading “Dementia Training Year One in Review”
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