Sept 22 CMS National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call to Address COVID-19: Register Now

By CMS - August 31, 2020

Date 2020-09-22

Event Dementia Care Call

Topic Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

When: Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

Registration:  Register for Medicare Learning Network events.

Event Materials:

·         Presentation: Available prior to the event

·         Audio recording and transcript: Available approximately 2 weeks after the event

Description:
National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement

During this call, learn about the unique challenges facing nursing home residents living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic and best practices to support them. A question and answer session follows the presentations.
Speakers:

·         Cathleen Lawrence and Dara Graham, CMS

·         Kara Jacobs Slifka, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

·         Douglas Pace, Alzheimer’s Association

Target Audience: Consumer and advocacy groups; nursing home providers; surveyor community; prescribers; professional associations; and other interested stakeholders.