MC5 Regional Meetings – May 2013

May 17, 2013 – Poplar Bluff Group

Topic:  A Tale of Transformation video and New Dining Practice Standards discussion.

Time:  Registration at 12:30 p.m., Program 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:  DHSS Large Conference Room, 2875 James Blvd., Poplar Bluff.

RSVP to Carrie Drake at

May 21, 2013 – East Central Group

Validation Therapy-Caring for the Confused Resident with guest speaker Liz Barton from Heartland Hospice.

Time:  Coffee and Networking 9:45 a.m. – 10 a.m., Program 10:00 a.m. – Noon

Location:  Rolla Presbyterian Manor, 1200 Homelife Plaza, Rolla.

RSVP to Patty King at 573-437-4101 ext. 316 or send an email:

May 22, 2013 – Northeast Group

Topic:  “Open Dining: Brunch @ 10:00 am”

Time: Registration at 9:30 a.m., Program 10 a.m. – Noon

Location:   Loch Haven Senior Living Community Apartments, New Activity Room, 701 Sunset Hills Drive, Macon.  There is no charge to attend, registration in advance is appreciated.  Please RSVP to Wendy or Sandy at 660-385-3113, Ext. 236.  

May 22, 2013 – Northwest Group

State Culture Change Coordinator Sam Plaster will share Culture Change for Surveyors, the training course provided to Missouri’s long-term care surveyors and inspectors.

Time:  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 Karen Fletchall at 660-564-3304 or email: or RSVP to Freda Miller at 660-822-6209 or email:

Please visit the Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care Continuum Change (MC5) website for more information.