|9/21/2016 ||LLTCF Now Accepting 2016 Flood Relief Applications |
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Louisiana Long Term Care Foundation (LLTCF) Flood Relief Fund has been
established to provide assistance to employees of LNHA member nursing
facilities who suffered flood damage to their homes, vehicles and personal
possessions during the Great Flood of 2016 and the spring flooding in North
Louisiana. This assistance is made possible by the generous donations made by
LNHA nursing facilities and supporters of LNHA. LLTCF will issue assistance to
those who qualify until the LLTCF Flood Relief Fund has been depleted.
be eligible for assistance, full-time or part-time employees must have
experienced flood damage to their primary residence in a parish that received a
disaster declaration from the governor and/or federal government. As you know,
most of these homes were not insured against an unprecedented 1,000-year flood
of this magnitude and federal assistance for recovery is limited.
here to download the application form. Administrators are
responsible for completing the forms and returning them to LLTCF. Be sure to
read the instructions carefully.If you have any questions about your
donation, please contact Karen
|9/21/2016 ||Now Accepting 2016 LLTCF Nursing Scholarship Applications |
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Louisiana Long Term Care Foundation (LLTCF) is now accepting applications for
2016 LLTCF Nursing Scholarships.
If you have one or more employees who are currently in nursing
school, please provide them with a copy of the application packet and encourage
them to apply for this scholarship.
Download the LLTCF Nursing Scholarship Application
packet for 2016 here.
The deadline for scholarship application submission is Tuesday, October 25, 2016.
The Louisiana Long Term Care Foundation will consider all applicants and make
its final selections by December 2016. Carefully read the instructions on page
1 of the packet for additional information, including the criteria to be met by
each applicant. Contact Karen
Miller if you have any questions.
Don't miss this great opportunity to encourage those on your staff who exhibit
the qualities we need in the long term care profession!
|7/19/2017 || ||LNHA Education Events |
| || To view all of the education events open for registration, click here. Select the item you are interested in and read the flyer and agenda for more information. You can register from this item as well.|
You can pay by credit card
online for all LNHA events. If you choose to pay by check, mail it to 7844 Office Park Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA. 70809.
If you have questions regarding any LNHA education events contact
Maureen Velez at 225.927.5642 or at email@example.com.
|10/16/2016|| ||AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo |
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Whether your focus is clinical or
administrative, assisted living or SNF, the 2016 education program has just what
you need. The comprehensive agenda covers all the issues that will help you be
successful in your community or organization. The programming has been
thoughtfully designed to bring you practical, implementable, real-world
solutions for the challenges you face every day. So get inspired in Nashville! You'll be glad you did. Click here to find out more and register today.
|1/20/2016 ||LNHA 2016 Event Calendar |
| || LNHA has compiled an event calendar that includes education events, conferences, conventions, AHCA events, as well as various other events and health care observances. Click here to download this resource.
|5/2/2016 || ||Care Conversations Commercial |
|4/28/2015 || ||LNHA Radio Commercial |
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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.
|1/27/2014 || ||Find the Best Care with LNHA! |
|LNHA Press Releases|
|7/28/2016 ||LNHA Names Mark Berger Executive Director Effective January 2017 |
| ||The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) Board of Directors
announced on Wednesday the selection of Mark Berger to succeed its long-serving
executive director Joe Donchess. Mr. Donchess will continue as executive
director until his retirement on December 31. Click here to read the full press release.|
|6/29/2016 ||Bossier City Administrator Chosen as a Future Long Term Care Leader |
| || LNHA announced today that Steven Boulware 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. Mr. Boulware will join the Association’s Future Leaders program, a year-long program that offers training and guidance for long term and post-acute care professionals. Read more here.
|6/28/2016 ||LNHA Director to Retire in December |
| || LNHA announced today that the organization’s executive director, Joe Donchess, will retire effective December 31, 2016. Donchess’ decision to retire will bring to a close a remarkable career of more than 30 years of continuous service to the association and its membership. He will continue through December 2016 to ensure a smooth and successful transition for his successor. Read more here.
|5/12/2016 ||Gov. John Bel Edwards Celebrates Nursing Home Week by Visiting Maison de Lafayette Nursing Facility Residents |
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An enthusiastic crowd greeted Gov. John Bel Edwards as he visited the
Maison de Lafayette Nursing Facility on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, to celebrate
Nursing Home Week (May 8-14). Governor Edwards shared his excitement about Medicaid expansion in
Louisiana and encouraged residents that Louisiana’s best days are ahead. (Read the full release here.)
|5/8/2016 ||Gov. Edwards Proclaims May 8-14, 2016, as Nursing Home Week in Louisiana |
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This week Louisiana will join other states in celebrating National
Nursing Home Week and will honor nursing
facility residents and staff for their contributions to their community.
Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed a proclamation designating May 8-14,
2016, as Nursing Home Week in Louisiana. Click here to read the full release.
|5/8/2016 ||Nursing Home Week: A Special Publication of the Ouachita Citizen |
| || Click here to view the special publication of The Ouachita Citizen for National Nursing Home Week.
|1/20/2016 ||Letter to the Editor: Recent Sadow Article Exaggerates Medicaid Costs |
| || Read Joe Donchess' letter to the editor in the January 20, 2016 edition of the Advocate newspaper. He responds to Sadow's recent false statements regarding Louisiana's nursing facilities. Read the letter here.
|10/8/2015 ||LNHA Announces Board of Directors 2015 |
| || The Louisiana Nursing Home
Association (LNHA), a nonprofit organization representing more than 250 nonprofit and for-profit
nursing facilities and assisted living communities, recently completed its board elections and two
new board members were elected to one year terms. (Click the title to read more.)
|9/11/2015 ||Response Letter to Huffington Post article |
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behalf of the 255 member nursing facilities of the Louisiana Nursing Home
Association (LNHA), I would like to respond to your recent article concerning
contributions for Governor Jindal’s presidential campaign. The article is unfair
and unbalanced...and light on substance.
Click the clipboard icon to the left to read the letter in full.
|7/29/2015 ||LNHA Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid |
| || Tomorrow,
the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) will recognize the 50th
anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. LNHA thanks Louisiana’s congressmen for
working to protect these programs that provide many Louisianans with access to
the quality and affordable health care they need...
|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.
|2/20/2015 ||Changes to CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System Are Confusing, Says LNHA |
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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...
|12/2/2014 || ||Guest commentary: Nursing facilities focused on quality |
| || Read Joe Donchess' guest commentary in the Advocate here.
|6/12/2014 ||LNHA Responds to Press Regarding Legislative Auditor's Office Report |
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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.
|5/7/2014 ||Jeremy 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.
|2/26/2014 ||Forty-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.