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Best Practices and Resources

Free Geriatric Mental Health Training and Assistance Available for Nursing Homes

The University of Rochester Medical Center is offering a free Geriatric Mental Health ECHO for all nursing homes statewide and telepsychiatry and nursing support for nursing homes that admit psychiatric center patients, with support from the NYS Office of Mental Health.

February 6, 2024

Best Practices and Resources

New HCS Coordinator Training Available

HCS Coordinators encouraged to enroll in new training course on DOH LMS.

January 29, 2024

Best Practices and Resources

Be Prepared: Respiratory Illnesses and Infection Prevention and Control Webinar

Webinar scheduled for Jan. 25th from 1-2:30 p.m.

January 16, 2024

Best Practices and Resources

NYMDA Releases Free COVID-19 Resources

Nursing home and ACF members are encouraged to take advantage of these valuable resources.

December 19, 2023

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Early Detection of Sepsis Is Vital to Save Lives!

A number of sepsis resources and education tools are available for all levels of the health care continuum.

November 20, 2023

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OPWDD PASRR Referral Communication Update and MOLST Training Opportunity

Nursing home members encouraged to review update, take advantage of training opportunity on Nov. 15th.

November 14, 2023

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Naloxone Availability Over the Counter

Naloxone nasal spray now available over the counter in more than 2,000 pharmacies across NYS; nursing homes reminded of naloxone policy and procedure toolkit created by IPRO QIN-QIO.

October 16, 2023

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Register for Remaining October COE-NF Free Trainings for Continuing Education Credit!

Seats still available for sessions on bipolar disorder, distress, and person-centered care.

October 16, 2023

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HHS Releases Updated Outbreak Considerations for Long-Term Care Guidebook

The guidebook, created in 2020 and revised in 2023, is a compilation of considerations for LTC communities based on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and infectious disease outbreaks and includes links to resources that can inform planning and response efforts.

October 16, 2023

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CDC Releases New Key Resources on Respiratory Viruses for LTC Settings

With some of the most vulnerable populations at risk during the upcoming respiratory illness season, it is imperative that facilities make proactive efforts to prevent severe illness and outbreaks.

October 3, 2023
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