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8/14/2014   How to Register Online
 

To register, go to www.lnha.org 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.



Save the Date
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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. Booth space is running out so reserve your spot today. To reserve your booth or become a sponsor, call Julie Brady at 225.927.5642.


10/13/2015  MDS Training
  Save the date for LNHA's MDS training in October. More information will be forthcoming.
Education Events
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8/25/2015 View FileDON Boot Camp -- August 25-26
  The Louisiana Nursing Home Association invites long-term care nursing staff in supervisory roles to attend the "D.O.N. Boot Camp Seminar” on August 25-26 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, LA. This two-day D.O.N. Boot Camp seminar is designed to provide a Registered Nurse with the information and knowledge to serve as a Director of Nursing.
10/4/2015   AHCA/NCAL Convention
 


Join AHCA/NCAL in San Antonio for the 66th Annual AHCA Convention & Expo on October 4-7. Come to learn new things, and leave motivated, inspired, and energized. This is the must-attend event for long term and post-acute care professionals.
Commercials
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2/23/2011   Volunteering in a Nursing Facilty
 
2/10/2012   The Greatest Generation
 
8/25/2012   Vote Yes for Constitutional Amendment #1 2012
 
1/27/2014   Find the Best Care with LNHA!
 
2/7/2014   Care Conversations
 
7/21/2014   Senior Crimestoppers Program
  Watch our new commercial today!
10/27/2014  Vote YES on Amendments 1 and 2 commercials
 
4/28/2015   LNHA Radio Commercial
 

Listen to the radio commercial here.

Circumstances don’t always allow your loved ones to be cared for in their own homes. Many members of the Louisiana Nursing Home Association offer a variety of amenities, such as theaters and chapels. Therapy services are offered and are quite effective in returning patients to their homes. Every day we’re caring for others the way we would want to be cared for ourselves. LNHA is here to help you find the best care for your loved one’s needs. We’re here when you need us. To learn more, visit www.lnha.org.

LNHA Press Releases
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5/14/2013 View FileLNHA Celebrates National Nursing Home Week
 
8/15/2013 View FileLNHA Responds to State-by-State Nursing Home Report Card
 

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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
12/2/2014   Guest commentary: Nursing facilities focused on quality
 Read Joe Donchess' guest commentary in the Advocate here.
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.

4/28/2015   Letter: Louisiana Nursing Home Association director says facilities make ‘special effort’ to change, provide quality care
 Click here to read LNHA Executive Director Joe Donchess' Letter to the Editor in the Advocate.
Education Resources
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1/25/2013   LaPost
  LaPost, a document that helps discuss end-of-life care.
1/28/2013   Advancing excellence
  The Advancing Excellence initiative helps nursing facilities achieve excellence in the quality of care and quality of life.

   

 

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