Private Duty Symposium

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 9AM-4PM
Holiday Inn and Tinley Park Convention Center
18501 Convention Center Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477


Under partnership between Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council, LeadingAge Illinois and the Home Care Association of America, the fifth annual Private Duty Symposium brings together experts and thought leaders in the home care industry to inform, inspire and enlighten attendees.




Registration Fees

Early bird by August 13, 2018
Member: $95
Non-Member: $145

After August 13, 2018
Member: $125
Non-Member: $175

After September 5, 2018 and on-site
Member: $150
Non-Member: $200





8:15 am Registration Opens
9:15 am Private Duty Home Care in Health Care Continuum: Allen Hager, Executive Chairman, Right at Home
10:15 am Break with Vendors
10:30 am Defensive Documentation: Adam Guetzow, David Alfini, and Aimee Delaney, Partners, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
11:30 am Lunch
12:15 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Advanced Home Care Roles for Quality Care & Quality Jobs: Anna Ortigara, Organizational Change Consultant, PHI
  • Back ‘N Business: Bill Siomos Sr. Director Rehab, HealthPRO Heritage
  • Attract, Convert, Close & Delight Your Prospects with Inbound Marketing: Nicole Wagner, Internet Marketing Director, Stevens and Tate
  • Mitigating Risk and Client Driven Litigation for the Homecare Provider: Adam Guetzow, David Alfini, Aimee Delaney, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
  • Establishing Partnerships and Best Practices with Assisted Living: Jackie Sander, Executive Director, The Birches Assisted Living; Diane Oremovich, Health and Wellness Administrator, Peace Village; Nancy McCaffrey, Director of Senior Housing Development, Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace;and Jack Kreger, Owner, Home Care Management Advisors
1:25 pm Breakout Sessions (same as above)
2:25 pm Break with Vendors
2:45 pm

IDPH Update: Karen Senger, RN, BSN, Division Chief, IDPH (joining us by phone)











Continuing Education Credit

LeadingAge Illinois, as an approved sponsor of continuing education through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, will provide the following professionals licensed in Illinois:
  • Nursing home administrators
  • Nurses
  • Clinical social workers/social workers
  • Registered and certified public accountants
  • Physical therapists/physical therapy assistants
  • Occupational therapists/occupational therapy assistants
  • Prof. counselor/clinical counselor
With up to 5.0 continuing education credit hours.When offering CE credit, LeadingAge Illinois must abide by the rules and regulations of all applicable professional accrediting boards and agencies. As such, LeadingAge Illinois cannot provide full CE credit to participants who arrive late or leave early. All other professionals are encouraged to submit detailed information (brochure and handout materials) to your own professional organization for consideration of continuing education credit. Credentialing bodies and licensing boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.



Get Two Great Meetings for One Great Price!

HCAOA members registered and attending the Symposium are eligible for a $95 discount off registration for the upcoming 2018 HCAOA Annual Leadership Conference scheduled for September 22-25, 2018. Don’t wait! The deadline for early bird registration for the HCAOA conference is Friday August 10. Click here and select the 2018 HCAOA Conference Attendee Registration to register for the Conference, and use promo code 2018ILSYPS-2018ILSYPS to receive your discount.

For questions, please contact Manager of Chapter Services, Nataly Schwartz at (202) 508-3872 or nataly@hcaoa.org