Dementia Care: CMS Toolkits Call on March 3
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes (NPIDCNH) will hold a call on Tuesday, March 3 from 1:30 to 3 PM ET. During this call, learn about new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) toolkits for nursing homes:
- Head-to-toe infection prevention: Easy to access best practices for direct care staff to prevent infections before they occur
- Developing a restful environment action manual: Non-pharmacological approach to improve the quality of life and quality of care for residents living with dementia
- Staffing toolkits: Staff competency assessment, employee satisfaction survey, and guide to improving employee satisfaction
- Additionally, CMS provides updates on the progress of the NPIDCNH. A question and answer session follows the presentations.
Speakers: Cathleen Lawrence, Michele Laughman, Sheila Hanns, and Dara Graham from CMS.