Events / Training

Please plan now to join us for one of the 2017 Annual Long Term Care Provider Meetings.  

Location Flyer –2017 Provider Meeting Locations Flyer

Region 1 – September 27, 2017 
Region 1 Agenda

Region 2 – October 24, 2017
Region 2 Agenda

Region 3 – October 11, 2017
Region 3 Agenda

Region 4 – October 12, 2017
Region 4 Agenda

Region 5 – October 5, 2017
Region 5 Agenda

Region 6 – October 16, 2017
Region 6 Agenda

Region 7 – October 25, 2017
Region 7 Agenda

The Provider Meetings will continue to be held in two sessions, the first session will be for Residential Care Facilities/Assisted Living Facilities, and the second session will be for Skilled Nursing Facilities/Intermediate Care Facilities. This year in order to avoid repetition in the program we will conduct a combined session for all provider types to cover topics of interest relevant to all levels of care. The combined session will run from 10:15 until noon. Registration is not required. CEU’s will be available for Nursing Home Administrators.


Presentation handouts – As in previous years, handouts will not be provided at each meeting.  It is your responsibility to print them and bring them to the meeting if you desire.

Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies

Safe and Effective Medication System

Inspecting the Kitchen

Fire Watch

Survey Process/ CMS UpdatesUPDATED 10/5/17

Complaints by the Numbers

Emergency PreparednessUPDATED 10/5/17

EMS – Region 1-Springfield

EMS – Region 2-Cape Girardeau

EMS – Region 3-Independence

EMS – Region 4-St. Joseph

EMS – Region 5-Macon

EMS – Region 6-Jefferson City

EMS – Region 7-Bridgeton


Conversations with Carmen

October 20, 2017:  Improving the Dining Experience for Residents – Honoring Choice, Exceeding Regulations
Guest Presenter:  Suzanne Quiring, RD, CDM, SuzyQ Menu Concepts

Want to provide a great dining experience, preferences and choice – and be in compliance with new CMS requirements? Learn how to work within budget & time restrictions, tackle cold food, high food waste, endless food preference lists issues and how to move away from tray and pre-plate service to self-determined meal delivery that honors resident choice while saving money. Photos, real examples and many ideas will be shared to help communities implement practical culture change ideas with the confidence of the literature, best practices and federal requirements to back them up.

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