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Targeting your Home Health Business to ALF's: Clients in ALF's have Greater Cognitive and ADL Needs

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Date Published

July 21, 2020

Publisher

Ohio Health Care Association

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Summary

Residents managed by Home Health agencies in ALF's are known to be older, have higher cognitive deficits, and need more assistance with activities of daily living (ADL's). The needs of residents in ALF's demonstrates an excellent opportunity for business growth if your staff has training in advanced dementia care and provide effective rehab services.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the market opportunity for home health in assisted living facilities.
  • Identify the leading issues in cognitive decline that should be addressed in ALF residents by HHA staff.
  • Describe the stages people with Dementia are at, the issues that commonly present and what Dementia care and education should provide for residents and caregivers.
Credit Information - 1.0 CEs is available for this course from the following:

Ohio Administrators: The Ohio Health Care Association is an approved provider of continuing education credit by the Ohio Board of Executives of Long Term Care Services and Supports (BELTSS). Approval #36819-SS-20.

Ohio Nurses: Nurses please note any continuing education that has been approved by BELTSS (or any other accredited body) can be accepted by the Ohio Board of Nursing in the State of Ohio. Nurses may use this continuing education to meet their licensure requirements. Please refer to OBN continuing education rules 4723-14-01 thru 4723-14-19.

Certified Executives for Assisted Living (CEALĀ®): This program has been approved and can be used toward the renewal of the CEAL certification.

Certified Executives for Home Care & Hospice (CEHCH): This program has been approved and can be used toward the renewal of the CEHCH certification.

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Presenters

Katherine Vanderhorst, RN-BC, BSN, CCM
President - C&V Senior Care Specialists

In 2007, Katherine co-founded C&V Senior Care Specialists, Inc. with Dr. Verna Carson. She is a board-certified psychiatric... Read More

Amy Craven, PT, MS, DPT, CCM
Vice President/Owner - C&V Senior Care Specialists

Dr. Amy Craven is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Certified Case Manager specializing in geriatric care. For more than 30... Read More

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