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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update October 27, 2023: A Resource for Members

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Updates for this week: October 27, 2023


  • 2023 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Will Highlight Disability Employment


  • New Vaccine Information Sheets Now Available for COVID and RSV Vaccines
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on LTC Workforce
  • CMS Posts Updates to the New MDS
  • HRSA Offers Late PRF Reporting Opportunity for Reporting Period 5 (RP5)
  • New Resources on Protecting of Health Information While Using Telehealth
  • OIG Audit on Telehealth in Home Health Care 
  • Nursing Home Care Compare Refresh


  • 97 Members of Congress Send LeadingAge Endorsed Letter on the Staffing Mandate
  • Senate Letter Urges Extension of Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
  • Will We See You in Chicago in Two Weeks?
  • CAST Members Honored with McKnight’s Tech Awards
  • HCBS Relief Act Introduced by Senator Casey
  • Coalition Urges State Department to Fix Problems Hindering Hiring of International Nurses


  • SDAHO’s 2024 Nurse Leadership Program – Registration is NOW OPEN!
  • November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
  • 49 States Report Shortage of HCBS Workers
  • Healthcare Workers Continue to Face a Mental Health Crisis
  • SDAHO Webinar: LeadingAge Regulatory Update
  • SDAHO November Education

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Events This Month


20may11:00 am12:00 pmAddressing Public Misperceptions About Palliative Care

21may12:00 pm1:00 pmTrauma-Informed Care: Why It’s Important and How to Implement It into PracticeCAPC Webinar

21may12:00 pm1:00 pmFinance Fundamentals for Hospitals (Hospital Financial series Part 2)SDAHO Webinar

22may12:00 pm1:00 pmLTC Town Hall: Understanding Enhanced Barrier PrecautionsWebinar

23may12:00 pm1:30 pmInfection Prevention: Guiding Hospitals Toward Effective, Compliant, and Sustainable SolutionsSDAHO Webinar

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