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8/14/2014   How to Register Online

To register, go to 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.

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3/2/2015   ICD-10 Training coming Summer 2015
 ICD-10 Training coming Summer 2015. More information to come. 
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. Exhibitor information coming soon.
Education Events
5/5/2015 View FileLNHA 2015 Spring Conference
  Spring Conference will be on May 5-6 at the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza. View the brochure here for more information.

Exhibitor booths are sold out! View the vendor brochure here.

6/25/2015   Social Service Director Workshop
 LNHA's Social Service Director Workshop will be held on June 25-26 at the Hyatt Place in Baton Rouge.
2/7/2014   Care Conversations
1/27/2014   Find the Best Care with LNHA!
7/21/2014   Senior Crimestoppers Program
  Watch our new commercial today!
2/10/2012   The Greatest Generation
2/23/2011   Volunteering in a Nursing Facilty
8/25/2012   Vote Yes for Constitutional Amendment #1 2012
10/27/2014  Vote YES on Amendments 1 and 2 commercials
LNHA Press Releases
2/20/2015 View FileChanges to CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System Are Confusing, Says LNHA

(Baton Rouge – February 20, 2015) Reacting 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.

10/2/2013 View FileFederal 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).
2/26/2014 View FileForty-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.
12/2/2014   Guest commentary: Nursing facilities focused on quality
 Read Joe Donchess' guest commentary in the Advocate here.
5/7/2014 View FileJeremy 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.
10/11/2013View FileJoseph 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.
8/22/2013 View FileLetter 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.
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.
10/1/2013 View FileLNHA 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 View FileLNHA 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.
5/14/2013 View FileLNHA Celebrates National Nursing Home Week
6/12/2014 View FileLNHA Responds to Press Regarding Legislative Auditor's Office Report

Louisiana 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.

8/15/2013 View FileLNHA Responds to State-by-State Nursing Home Report Card

Education Resources
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.



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