MC5 Regional Meetings – January 2013

  • January 11, 2013:  East Region

8 a.m. Networking & light breakfast; 8:15 a.m. News and updates

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Easing Transitions Between Long Term Care and Hospital & Psychiatric Unit Care

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Our Stories of Culture Change

NEW Location for 2013:  Brentwood Community Center, Rm. 103, 2505 S. Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood

Based on expected attendance, special seating arrangements may be necessary, so please RSVP to Ruthie at or (314) 801-0446.


  • January 16, 2013:  Northwest Region

Jamie Dixon, Facility Surveyor Region 4, will discuss dining practices within regulation.  Kelly Vaughn, Dietary Manager from Oakridge and Jody Danley, Dietary Manager from Pleasantview will be sharing their dining practices, which include ala carte, open and menu dining.

Sign in 9:15 a.m.; Program 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Location:  East Hills Library, 502 North Woodbine Rd., St. Joseph

RSVP to, 660-564-3304; or, 660-822-6209.


  • January 18, 2013:  Route 71

Carol Scott, Field Operations Manager, will be speaking on ways to improve the “moving-in” experience of residents (formerly known as “the admission process”) and the new goals and tools available on the Advancing Excellence website.

10 a.m. – Noon.  Location:  Nevada Community Center, 200 North Ash, Nevada

RSVP to Susan Houser at 417-667-5064 or


  • January 22, 2013:  West Region

MDS and QAPI:  A High Involvement Approach

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Location:  St. Mary’s Manor, 111 Mock Ave., Blue Springs

RSVP to Kathy Vogt or Leslie Carter at 816-228-5655


  • January 22, 2013: Southwest Region

Video: A Way Back Home – Three Components of Culture Change in LTC

10 a.m. – Noon.  Location:  Council of Churches, 627 North Glenstone, Springfield



  • January 23, 2013:  Northeast Region

Creating a Culture of Person Directed Care – Culture Change 101

Presented by State Culture Change Coordinator, Sam Plaster

10 a.m. – Noon.  Location:  Loch Haven, 701 Sunset Hills Dr., Macon

RSVP to Dawn St. Clair-Davis at 573-221-6000 or


For more details, please visit the Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care Continuum Change (MC5) website.