Event Detail

Abuse Prevention & Reporting

December 20, 2017 Live Webinar - 1:00 - 2:30PM

Course Description

This session will include an overview of elder abuse prevention in SNF/NF settings and the Elder Justice Act, including updated Requirements of Participation Emphasis will be on the application of facility best practices and QAPI programming to reduce the risk of abuse incidents and to ensure compliance.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the importance of thoroughly investigating and reporting allegations of abuse and neglect
  2. Understand trends related to abuse and neglect citations
  3. Understand how to consistently report and investigate allegations of abuse and neglect
  4. Participants will understand all aspects of the Elder Justice Act including reporting requirements, anti-retaliation protections for those reporting , and potential penalties for covered individuals non-compliance
  5. Identify tools for the leadership team to use for monitoring data related to reports of abuse and neglect
  6. Learn strategies for incorporating abuse and neglect prevention into facility QAPI processes

Course Content

Importance of thoroughly investigation and reporting abuse and neglect allegations

Industry trends related to abuse and neglect

New RoP Requirements and Elder Justice Act

QAPI in Action

  • Development of Abuse and Neglect PIP Team
  • Establishing goals for preventing abuse and neglect
  • Identification of benchmarks for performance
  • Identification of tools for monitoring trends in abuse and neglect
  • Plan for monitoring and interpretation of abuse and neglect data
  • Identification of root cause of allegations of abuse and neglect in facility
  • Implementation of changes that will result in decrease abuse and neglect allegations

Closing Comments/Q&A           

Target Audience:   Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services

Contact Hours Requested: 1.25 total