Resources

Below are links to materials used during presentations that Lee has done for various Communities and Organizations.  If you are interested in more information on any of these or you would like for Lee to present on these topics, please contact us so that we can build a training that will have meaning and value for your organization!  


Living the Care Plan - with the changing Federal regulations regarding care planning, many Communities are in a quandary about how to really proceed to assure that they are not only following the Requirements of Participation but are also developing useful meaningful tools to help guide care.  This resource provides links to websites that Lee references when having this conversation, a Community Assessment Tool to help bring insight into opportunities for improvement, and change ideas to improve your abilities to truly provide a person centered care plan.  


Staff Recruitment Ideas - in order to hire right, we have to get the right candidates coming through the door. Lee encourages you to critically look at how you are recruiting as the first step in assessing why your employees are not committed to your community. This resources provides ideas collected through conversations with Communities.  Review these ideas - it may get you thinking about other things that you could be doing!  


Staff Retention Ideas:  - now that you feel you are hiring right, how do you keep this valued employee?  This resource shares ideas that can help differentiate your Community from the others.  


Steps for Recruitment & Retention for Aging and Disability Resource Network employees - Ideas presented during Aging and Disability Resource Network for DuPage County to assist community resource providers in recruiting and retaining Case Mangers and Information and Assistance Employees.  


Interview QuestionsThis link will bring you to the material that was prepared by the Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for New York State, South Carolina, and the District of Columbia, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The questions were adapted from Leaders in Long-Term Care: What You Do Matters by David Farrell, Health Professions Press, 2011.  


Alzheimer's Unit Director / Activity Director Course - resources listed here are used within the content of the course that attendees are encouraged to use as training tools and as resources to help advance practices.  


How to Keep our Elders Engaged in the Wake of a Pandemic - materials provided to clients at the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic spring 2020


In Room Engagement Ideas - This page provides some ideas of things that can be done on a individual basis in someone's room. These ideas work for those in isolation or those who do not like to interact in group opportunities. They are broken down into the categories of activities to help the user find purposeful engagement for the individual based upon their generalized interests.