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Be Ready for BIMS!

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to incorporate the Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS test) to assess for patients’ cognitive impairments as part of OASIS E. Due to the pandemic, a Medicare and Medicaid interim final rule issued last May delayed the new OASIS-E items for at least a year following […]

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Dementia Training for NH Health Care Direct Care Staff

New Hampshire’s Dementia Care Training Law RSA 151 RESIDENTIAL CARE AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSING Dementia Training for Direct Care Staff in Residential Facilities   Section 151:47 Section: 151:47 Definitions.   In this subdivision: I. “Ancillary staff member” means a staff member who neither has incidental contact on a recurring basis with residents or program participants […]

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New Dementia Training for Home Care

  The Alliance is pleased to announce a new member benefit  — exclusive free access to Dementia Care Education that complies with New Hampshire’s new dementia training requirements. This training is currently in development and will be available in early February as recorded webinars that any member agency can use.  We are partnering with C […]

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Tips for Stress Free Holidays

The holidays are a joyous but stressful time for many families.  More elderly adults are choosing to live independently longer, and family members and caretakers must make important choices about their daily care.  That care doesn’t take a break this time of year.  Many families turn to outside home care providers for a little help […]

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