|8/14/2014 || ||How to Register Online |
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To register, go to www.lnha.org and click the calendar icon. Select the event you'd like to attend and begin registering. Once you've registered online, mail check to 7844 Office Park Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA. 70809 or contact Susan Helm at the LNHA office at 225.927.5642 to pay by credit card.
|Save the Date|
|10/13/2015|| ||MDS Training |
| || Save the date for LNHA's MDS training in October. More information will be forthcoming.|
|9/21/2015 || ||LNHA's Annual Convention |
| || Save the date: LNHA's Annual Convention will be on September 21-23 at the New Orleans Riverside Hilton. Booth space is running out so reserve your spot today. To reserve your booth or become a sponsor, call Julie Brady at 225.927.5642. |
|10/13/2015|| ||Resident Activity Director Workshop |
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October 13 - October 16, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Come join us at Courtyard by Marriott Siegen Lane
registration fee is $525 for LNHA members and $1,050 for non-members.
Hotel not included. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided
each day. Registration deadline is Monday, October 5. To make a hotel
reservation, click here to receive our group rate.
workshop consists of four days of nine hour sessions. Registrants must
attend all sessions in their entirety in order to receive certification.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be certified to
work as an Activity Director in Louisiana nursing facilities. Completion
of this course is recognized by the State of Louisiana as meeting all
state and federal requirements for certifying an Activity Director.
you've registered online, mail check to 7844 Office Park Blvd, Baton
Rouge, LA. 70809 or contact Susan Helm at the LNHA office at
225.927.5642 to pay by credit card.
cancellation of a registration received in the LNHA office at least ten
days prior to the program will be refunded in full. Otherwise,
one-third of the fee will be retained or billed for administrative
costs. Payment must accompany or follow registration. LNHA will not send
out a bill.
Contact Maureen Velez, Education Liaison, at 225.927.5642 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|10/4/2015 || ||AHCA/NCAL Convention |
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Join AHCA/NCAL in San Antonio for the 66th Annual AHCA Convention & Expo on October 4-7. Come to learn new things, and leave motivated, inspired, and energized. This is the must-attend event for long term and post-acute care professionals.
|8/25/2015 ||DON Boot Camp -- August 25-26 |
| || The Louisiana Nursing Home Association invites long-term care nursing staff in supervisory roles to attend the "D.O.N. Boot Camp Seminar” on August 25-26 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, LA. This two-day D.O.N. Boot Camp seminar is designed to provide a Registered Nurse with the information and knowledge to serve as a Director of Nursing.
|4/28/2015 || ||LNHA Radio Commercial |
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Listen to the radio commercial here.
Circumstances don’t always
allow your loved ones to be cared for in their own homes. Many members of the
Louisiana Nursing Home Association offer a variety of amenities, such as
theaters and chapels. Therapy services are offered and are quite effective in returning patients to
their homes. Every day we’re caring for others the way we would want to be
cared for ourselves. LNHA is here to help you find the best care for your loved
one’s needs. We’re here when you need us. To learn more, visit www.lnha.org.
|10/27/2014|| ||Vote YES on Amendments 1 and 2 commercials |
|7/21/2014 || ||Senior Crimestoppers Program |
| || Watch our new commercial today!
|2/7/2014 || ||Care Conversations |
|1/27/2014 || ||Find the Best Care with LNHA! |
|8/25/2012 || ||Vote Yes for Constitutional Amendment #1 2012 |
|2/10/2012 || ||The Greatest Generation |
|2/23/2011 || ||Volunteering in a Nursing Facilty |
|LNHA Press Releases|
|7/29/2015 ||LNHA Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid |
the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) will recognize the 50th
anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. LNHA thanks Louisiana’s congressmen for
working to protect these programs that provide many Louisianans with access to
the quality and affordable health care they need...|
|4/28/2015 || ||Letter: Louisiana Nursing Home Association director says facilities make ‘special effort’ to change, provide quality care |
| ||Click here to read LNHA Executive Director Joe Donchess' Letter to the Editor in the Advocate.|
|2/20/2015 ||Changes to CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System Are Confusing, Says LNHA |
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to Friday’s announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS) regarding changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System used to evaluate
skilled nursing facilities, Joseph Donchess, executive director of Louisiana
Nursing Home Association called the new grading structure confusing for consumers...
|12/2/2014 || ||Guest commentary: Nursing facilities focused on quality |
| ||Read Joe Donchess' guest commentary in the Advocate here.|
|10/10/2014|| ||Letter to the Editor for Constitutional Amendments 1 and 2 |
| || Joe Donchess, executive director of LNHA, submitted several letters to the editor to newspapers throughout the state. Read them all below.
|6/12/2014 ||LNHA Responds to Press Regarding Legislative Auditor's Office Report |
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Nursing Home Association (LNHA) recently learned of a report by the Legislative
Auditor’s Office. Our association is proud of the high level of care provided
by our member facilities to approximately 26,000 of Louisiana’s frail and
elderly residents. LNHA believes several recent press articles have failed to
shed light on improvements listed in the report as well as the complexities
that must be analyzed in providing a quality service in an efficient,
affordable manner. Read the full response by clicking the link above.
|5/7/2014 ||Jeremy Goux Chosen as a Future Long Term Care Leader |
| || LNHA announced today that board member Jeremy Goux has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a future leader in long term and post-acute care.
|2/26/2014 ||Forty-two Louisiana Facilities Named America's Best Nursing Homes |
| ||On Wednesday, February 26, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) praised a select group of local, long term and post-acute care providers for being named among the country’s "Best Nursing Homes” by U.S. News & World Report. The annual announcement reflects a growth in "Best Nursing Homes,” from 19 to 42 in Louisiana compared to 2013, a 121 percent increase. |
|10/11/2013||Joseph Donchess Receives Distinguished Partner Award |
| || The Louisiana Nursing Home Association is pleased to congratulate Joseph Donchess on receiving the 2013 Distinguished Partner Award presented by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation. |
|10/2/2013 ||Federal Quality Reports Show Skilled Nursing Care Improving in Louisiana |
| || LNHA recently released an analysis of the Federal Five-Star Quality Rating System (Five-Star) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). |
|10/1/2013 ||LNHA Announces Election of Board Member Jeremy Goux |
| ||LNHA is pleased to announce Jeremy Goux as the newly elected board member serving as Vice President in LNHA Region I. |
|9/20/2013 ||LNHA Announces Television Advertising Campaign |
| ||LNHA is proud to announce the launch of the television advertising campaign entitled "Care Conversations.” The campaign will educate Louisianans on how to begin a conversation with loved ones discussing their long-term care needs. This 30-second commercial spot will run on various cable channels throughout the state.|
|8/22/2013 ||Letter to State Lawmakers: LNHA Responds to State-By-State Nursing Home Report Card |
| || In response to several requests for a more detailed retort regarding the state-by-state nursing home report card, LNHA disseminated a this detailed letter to the press, state lawmakers and state decision makers. Read the full letter here.
|8/15/2013 ||LNHA Responds to State-by-State Nursing Home Report Card |
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|5/14/2013 ||LNHA Celebrates National Nursing Home Week |
|1/28/2013 || ||Advancing excellence |
| || The Advancing Excellence initiative helps nursing facilities achieve excellence in the quality of care and quality of life.
|1/25/2013 || ||LaPost |
| || LaPost, a document that helps discuss end-of-life care.|