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Week of May 24th

COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Update 5-26-2021

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STATE UPDATE KDADS Budget UpdateAt our weekly meeting yesterday, KDADS informed us that they submitted the special plan amendment (SPA) to CMS yesterday that would allow them to distribute the $15/day Medicaid dollars. CMS has...

LeadingAge Kansas Foundation Offering Scholarships for Aging Services Professionals

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Do you have employees interested in going back to school, getting a certification/specialization, or taking a class? The LeadingAge Kansas Foundation Scholarship can help! This scholarship program is available exclusively to the employees of...

Small Telemedicine Packages Available to Post-Acute Facilities in Southwest & Southeast Kansas – APPLY...

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Healthcare Coalition Partners of Kansas has secured  funding to provide 35 - 40 Post Acute Care (PAC) facilities in both SW and SE Kansas with a small equipment package including a Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ i5/8/128...

Accelerated Nurse Aide Course

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Mid-America Nursing & Allied-Health Institute has an excellent track record of running the accelerated 14 days (Monday to Friday) Nurse Aide program with hands-on training and clinical site experience. This is an excellent option...

SAVE THE DATE: Two-Part Webinar – Medicaid NF Rates Calculation

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Presenter Part 1: David Halferty with Myers and Stauffer | Tuesday July 20, 2021 | 10:00 AM Presenter Part 2: Bob Dick with Bland & Associates | Tuesday July 27, 2021 | 10:00 AM This...

No Cost Covid-19 Safety for CNAs Series to Ensure All Your CNAs are Covid...

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School’s out for summer! Well, almost. With the start of summer break comes more hours from your high school and college student CNAs. Are they ready to work safely given the continued Covid-19 expectations? Full-time, part-time,...

PEAK 2.0 Advisory Group

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The PEAK 2.0 Advisory Group is seeking new members to counsel KDADS in championing person-centered care, as well as, provide guidance in continually improving the PEAK 2.0 program. Interested individuals must be employed by...

Strengthening the Direct Care Workforce: Scaling Up and Sustaining Strategies That Work

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Thursday, June 03, 2021 | 11 AM CDT | 1 hour, 30 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic exposed long-standing fault lines in the direct care workforce—the people who provide hands-on care and supervision to frail older adults and...

Summer Monthly KING Member Calls Scheduled

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KING Members can register now for all three Summer Member Zoom Calls: June 15th at 1:00 PM July 20th at 1:00 PM August 17th at 1:00 PM The Summer Zoom calls are offered to KING members at no cost. Topics covered...

Statewide Housing Needs Assessment-Your Participation Requested

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State officials are seeking feedback from Kansans to help guide future housing development efforts. The initiative is part of the state’s first comprehensive housing needs assessment in nearly 30 years, which aims to review current...

What’s New in the Membership?

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Gretchen Sapp is the new Administrator at Paramount Nursing and Rehab (formerly Asbury Park) in Newton. Congratulations on your new position!Mike O’Dell has taken over as Administrator of the Sheridan County Health Complex in...

Virtual Arts & Alzheimer’s Conference

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Join the Long Island Museum on Friday, June 4, 2021 on Zoom for their 5th Annual Arts & Alzheimer’s conference to discover the vast and enriching opportunities available for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other...