Events Archive

WEBINAR: The Role of Community Health Workers in Chronic Disease Management and Behavioral Health


  • February 21, 2018
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

When Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST   Where This is an online event.     Who Should Attend This session is intended for clinicians, behavioral health workers, community health workers   Contact Brenda Jenkins, RN, D.Ay., CDOE, CPEHR, PCMH CCE bjenkins@healthcentricadvisors.org   Michele Kelvey-Albert MPH, CHES malbert@qualidigm.org Community Health Workers (more…)

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CQI


  • CQI Meeting- February 22
    February 22, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting- March 22
    March 22, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-May 24
    May 24, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-JUNE 28
    June 28, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Sept 27
    September 27, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Oct 25
    October 25, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Nov 29
    November 29, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am

The purpose of Continuous Quality Improvement programs in Home Care is to improve health care by identifying problems, implementing and monitoring corrective action and studying its effectiveness. CQI programs focus on system issues- studying specific root causes and analyzing objective aggregate data to identify improvements in organizational structure and function. The New Hampshire Home Care (more…)

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Ethical Existential and/or Spiritual Care for Person of All Faiths and Ideologies: What All Disciplines Can Do


  • February 28, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

February 28, 2018 11:30AM-1:00PM Webinar Recording Available Program Summary When we provide competent spiritual care, outcomes are improved for patients, families, professionals, and agencies.  Research indicates patients want to talk with their clinicians about spiritual concerns, but providers’ discomfort with the topic, lack of training, and a fear of breaching boundaries serve as significant barriers (more…)

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HCANH Board Meeting


  • February Meeting at HCANH
    February 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • March Conference Call
    March 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • April Meeting at NHHA
    April 11, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • May Conference Call
    April 23, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • June Meeting in Meredith
    June 22, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Sept Board Retreat
    September 12, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Meeting at NHHA
    October 10, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • November Conference Call
    November 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • December Meeting
    December 12, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Private Duty Managers Meeting


  • March Meeting - note time change
    March 7, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:45 am
  • June Meeting
    June 7, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September Meeting
    September 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 5 Meeting
    December 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  HCANH affinity groups are collegial, member-driven networking opportunities to share best practices, problem-solve challenges and delve into issues.  Rebecca Hutchinson, former director of Ascentria In-Home Care, is the facilitator for the Private Duty/CFI Forum.  She has experience both in private duty care and state-funded long-term services and supports.  The group meets quarterly. When (more…)

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Lessons Learned from a Disaster Plan That Didn’t Work


  • March 7, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This case study will help your agency better prepare for the unthinkable. Hear the experience of an agency that worked with local and regional groups, developed a comprehensive disaster plan for the care and safety of their patients only to discover IT DIDN’T WORK!!  Emergency preparedness will be a top priority in upcoming surveys. Failure (more…)

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Winter Warm Up Education Savings!


  • Operational Lessons Learned from a Disaster Plan that Didn't Work
    March 7, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Reimagining the Plan of Care: a Pyramid Model
    March 22, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Understanding PT & OT Functional Tests: Selecting and Interpreting the Best Assessment Tools For Your Patients
    April 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Reducing Hospital Readmissions
    May 9, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

More for less this winter! The Home Care Association of New Hampshire is producing five webinars this spring.  From regulatory issues to PT Tool Assessments, we are sure you are going to want to offer all five of these 90 minutes webinars to your staff.  To make it more affordable for you, our members, we (more…)

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Home Care Aide Webinar Series


  • Confidentiality and HIPPA
    March 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Assisting a Patient with Chronic PainA
    April 12, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Infection Control in Home Care & Hospice
    May 10, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Enhancing the Patient's Experience with the Home Care Bill of Rights
    June 14, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An investment in staff education is an investment in quality customer service for all types of agencies.   Your direct care staff needs quality educational offerings on caregiver topics important to them, and we have it!  This specialized monthly webinar series, geared for direct home care staff, offers a one-hour educational webinar, plus a concise (more…)

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Skin and Wound Management Course – Onsite Exam Available


  • March 12, 2018 - March 16, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Skin and Wound Management Course – Onsite Exam Available! Monday, March 12, 2018 – Friday, March 16, 2018 Location: Concord, NH NAWCO® EXAM OR RECERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY After submitting your course registration, you will be directed to the application page of the (more…)

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Lymphodema Workgroup


  • March 14 Lymphodema Workgroup
    March 14, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • May 9 Lymphodema Workgroup
    May 9, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • July 11 Lymphodema Workgroup
    July 11, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Sept 12 Lymphodema Workgroup
    September 12, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Nov 14 Lymphodema Workgroup
    November 14, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am

HCANH is in the beginning stages of creating a lymphedema work-group to focus on several areas of lymphedema care, one of which is the need to create a more formal directory of lymphedema therapists in Homecare. The goal of this list is to allow for greater communication and collaboration across agencies, allowing for clinical support (more…)

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Rehab Managers Affinity Group Meetings


  • March 14-- Note time change
    March 14, 2018
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 13
    June 13, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Sept 12
    September 12, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Dec 12
    December 12, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Rehab Affinity Group is made up of therapist and assistants who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, to develop functional activities for their daily lives. Topics have included preventing the loss of mobility, developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs and providing services to our varied Home Care populations where (more…)

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Re-imagining the Plan of Care: A Pyramid Model


  • March 22, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Re-imagining the Plan of Care: A Pyramid Model Webinar, March 22, 2018, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm There are many ways to build a plan of care – but how do you know that the one you are using is effective, comprehensive and will support strong clinical care in the home?  The “Pyramid of Care” (more…)

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Behavioral Health Managers’ Forum


  • Behavioral Health March mtg
    March 23, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Behavioral Health May mtg
    May 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Behavioral Health Sept mtg
    September 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Behavioral Health Nov mtg
    November 30, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is just a reminder that the Home Care Association’s Behavioral Health Managers’ Forum meets on the 4th Friday of every other month from 10:00AM to Noon at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street in Concord.       (more…)

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TPE and Medicare Documentation Training Session


  • April 5, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Presenter: Lauri Domingo, RN Home Health Consultant Jurisdictions 6 & K Provider Outreach and Education National Government Services Many home health agencies are in the midst of CMS’s new Medicare Targeted Probe & Education (TPE) initiative. National Government Services, the Medicare Administrative Contractor of New England, has promised a new, more hands-on approach to (more…)

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Understanding PT & OT Functional Tests: Selecting and Interpreting the Best Assessment Tools for Your PT & OT Patients


  • April 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

There are so many assessment tool options available to home care, but so little time to research them all! Home care physical therapist and educator Ernest Roy has taken the deep dive to provide webinar participants with an evidenced-based review of tests suitable for field use by Physical and Occupational Therapists.  Roy will focus on (more…)

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Membership Meeting


  • April Meeting
    April 11, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June Meeting - MEREDITH (Annual mtg)
    June 22, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Oct Meeting
    October 10, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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New England Home Care & Hospice Conference


  • April 25, 2018 - April 27, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Six States. One Conference. Hundreds of Attendees. The New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is the region’s premier event for home care and hospice agencies. It’s hosted by the six New England state home care associations, which collectively represent nearly 400 organizations. This coming year, the conference will be held at (more…)

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Hospice Coding 3-Part Series


  • May 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 15, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 29, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses, has created considerable challenges for hospices. Traditionally, hospices believed the official coding guidelines did not apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and determining (more…)

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