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Surveyors Session



  • Do you struggle with how to evaluate compliance with both Quality of Life and Quality of Care regulations when they seem to be in conflict?
  • Is it clear to you how to ensure both choice and safety, and when a care community should or should not over-ride a resident's preferences?
  • Do you feel uncertain about how to capture a negative outcome in quality of life, and when it merits a deficiency?
  • Would you like an opportunity to discuss with other surveyors what information or support you need to better make difficult survey decisions?
  • Do you have ideas about what additional information or support would help guide you in making these difficult decisions?

Individualized Care practices are clearly established by the nursing home law and regulations, but that doesn't mean it's easy to implement or evaluate them.

This full-day Surveyor Workshop at the Pioneer Network Annual Conference is by, for, and about surveyors and the challenges they face in determining when care practices are appropriately respecting residents' preferences versus inappropriately putting residents at risk for negative outcomes. With your help, we will identify current challenges and determine what future resources might be developed to support the important work of the survey process in ensuring residents have individualized care that respects their preferences and assures their highest practicable physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being.

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Register now and find out how you can get involved in this Workshop!
WHEN: Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
WHERE: Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri
COST: $99 per person, includes workshop & conference


Thanks to the generous support of the Hulda B. and Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation, the cost for surveyors to attend this one-day program AND the rest of the conference is just $99.00 per person.

 Schedule at a Glance
 Concurrent Educational Sessions
 Session A  |  Session B  |  Session C  |  Session D  |  Session E  |  Session F  | Session G
 General Sessions
 Workshop Intensives
 Our Host City: Kansas City, Missouri
 Our Host Hotel: Sheraton Kansas City - Crown Center
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 2014 Conference Home Page
 Surveyors Session: Getting Individualized Care Right: The Surveyor Perspective
 Live Video Streaming Schedule
 Live Video Streaming - Tuesday and Wednesday
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