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Monday, August 18, 2008 Issue 17   VOLUME 5 ISSUE 17  
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Beacon to Offer Assisted Living Manager Training!
First Class to Begin September 16th
http://www.lifespan-network.org/beacon_edu_calenda...

The Beacon Institute is proud to announce it's first ever training series for assisted living managers, with classes starting September 16th. This program series is intended to respond to new Maryland regulations that require assisted living managers to complete 80 hours of training and successful completion of a test. These regs will be enforced as of August, 2009.

Beacon invites all assisted living managers (both LifeSpan members and non-members) to consider this offering as the best possible way to comply with new state rules...

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LifeSpan Podcast #4 Posted for Members
Listen, Don't Read Important Senior Care Info!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAUYYc7p4hc

Still very popular with members is the LifeSpan bi-monthly video newscasts, which are available to members via YouTube! The idea is to provide LifeSpan members with an easy way to find out what is happening, by airing a quick overview (3-5 minutes in length) of the most important public policy issues of the day...

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LifeSpan Welcomes New Members!
ProActive Therapy and Magnolia Management Join Association
http://www.hcsgcorp.com

LifeSpan extends a warm welcome to our newest members of the association, ProActive Therapy and Magnolia Management, Inc...

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Calling All Golfers! Show Your Stuff Next Week - August 25th
Beacon's Major Fundraiser Next Monday
http://www.lifespan-network.org/beacon_events_golf...

Baltimore Colts's own Art Donovan will MC the Twelfth Annual Beacon Golf Tournament at the Wakefield Golf Club in beautiful Westminster, Maryland. We are planning a great day of competitive play, refreshments and special prizes for golfers...

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Peer-to-Peer Meeting for Assisted Living Communities on September 10th
LifeSpan Organizing Regular, Free Meet-Ups
http://www.lifespan-network.org/beacon_edu_calenda...

Would you like to discuss issues involving the draft revisions to the assisted living regulations with other providers? Would you like to discuss Maryland survey process issues and experiences with other assisted living managers and operators? LifeSpan members-only meetings will be held starting September 10th...

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LifeSpan Congratulates Two New CASP Grads!
CASP Class of 2008 Includes Waldrum, Walton

LifeSpan extends a hearty congratulations to two new graduates of the University of North Texas program, Certified Aging Services Professional, our own Jane Walton of Asbury Methodist Village, and Alayna Waldrum of AAHSA...

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DC Nursing Homes Improve Patient Safety
Health Information Technology Used

Several groups are collaborating to launch on-time quality improvement for LTC, an effort designed to help nursing homes utilize health information technology to improve documentation, resident care, efficiency and staff satisfaction...

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LifeSpan PAC Event Planned!
November 1st Fundraiser to Honor Delegate Peter Hammen

Invitations to this exclusive event will be going out in the coming weeks...

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Excellent Beacon Workshops Coming this Fall
Check out Online Calendar and Registration
http://www.lifespan-network.org/beacon_edu_calenda...

Wound care, disaster planning August, healthcare decisionmaking, assisted living manager training, sexual harrassment in September...

 
Staff Stability Webinar Coming Up
September 25th, 2008, 2:00 3:30 p.m.

Advancing Excellence programming continues with a new webinar:
Staff Stability A How-To Webinar that describes the many variables that affect staff recruitment, retention and attendance. Learn a variety of interventions and best management practices to help you manage your staff to improve care to your residents!

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