Cathie Brady & Barbara Frank, co-founders of B&F Consulting, help nursing homes be better places to live and work. They provide on-site assistance and serve as faculty for state and national learning collaboratives to improve care outcomes by engaging staff in individualizing care. They are currently consultants for the VA’s quality improvement initiative for VA Geriatric Centers; faculty for an NIA funded grant to Brown University to test the effectiveness of MUSIC & MEMORY on residents with dementia; and faculty for a national CMS funded Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Learning Collaboratives on Preventing Adverse Events and on Improving Dementia Care.
Denise Boudreau-Scott, President of Drive, which helps aging services organizations improve the resident and staff experience, and the bottom-line, through more engaged leaders and employees. A former nursing home and assisted living administrator, Denise co-founded and is a trustee of the New Jersey Alliance for Culture Change, a member of NAB’s LNHA Exam Writing Committee, chair of the Member Relations Committee and a former board member of the Pioneer Network. Denise received her Bachelor of Science in Gerontology from the University of Scranton and her Master in Health Administration from Cornell University, where she serves as a student mentor and speaker. She is proud to share that she started off her career as a dietary aide and nursing assistant. Denise lives that the Jersey Shore with her husband, twin boys, one rescued Lab and a mutant Chihuahua who weighs 26 pounds!
Keynote: High Performance Leadership: Doing Better Together
Cathie Brady & Barbara Frank
Endnote: A Revolution Begins With You
Person-Centered Best Practice Presentations
Driving Excellence in Everything We Do
Presented by Jesse S. Rosenblatt, LNHA MPH
Living With a Purpose
Presented by Erica Rattray-St. Jean, MSW, LSW, Belen Raymundo, Carol Jenkins & Lillian Minch
Team Collaboration on Resident-Centered Care
Presented by Alicia Fereno, RN, MSN, Ranjana Hallur, MSOTR/L & Jennifer DeBellis, LPN
Nursing Home Attendees (Medicare-Certified Nursing Home): $50
All Other Attendees: $75
Resident in a Nursing Home or Assisted Living: FREE
Family Member of a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Resident: FREE
Buy One Get One Free: For every paid attendee, one FREE registration for a CNA from the same organization!!! Registration required for the CNA.