A must-attend webinar for every HCAOA Connecticut member on December 4 at 12:00 p.m. ET where Pamela Hunter, Ph.D., CSP, Senior Loss Consultant at WC Trust, will discuss Workplace Violence: Management Training & Safety Controls followed by Q&A. Gain insights into basic de-escalation techniques vital for diffusing potentially violent situations and ensuring caregiver safety.
California DSS, Department of Aging Officials Attending HCAOA California Chapter Meetings Next Month
All HCAOA members in California are encouraged to register for one of the Chapter Meetings scheduled for November 29 in Foster City or November 30 in Chino Hills. HCAOA has confirmed that top officials from the Department of Social Services Home Care Services Bureau will attend the meetings to provide updates on the ongoing Guardian issue, inspections, and investigations. Representatives from the Departments of Aging and Human Services will also attend the meeting, as well as state legislators. Don’t miss this opportunity to get updates directly from the source while networking with other providers.
It is an incredible honor and a privilege to join the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) and serve you and your colleagues as CEO.
Home care is deeply personal to me, and I have seen its benefits firsthand. My family relied upon home care services just a few weeks ago for my mother and autistic brother while my father was traveling to assist my aunt. It was reassuring for my entire family to know that my mother and brother were receiving exemplary care in the comfort of their own home. I know you have your own personal stories about the value of home care as well.
Home-based care leaders seeking to become buyers must familiarize themselves with the legal transaction lifecycle to avoid common pitfalls. The mergers & acquisition (M&A) transaction lifecycle typically includes three phases: strategy and sourcing, due diligence and execution, and integration. During due diligence and execution, legal counsel becomes involved, and this phase is critical for success.
Who says you can’t get anything for free these days?! Pre-Conference Program Included in National Conference Registration
Plans are in full swing for the HCAOA National Home Care Conference October 23-24 at the Hilton in downtown Chicago, THE premier national conference for home care organizations offering personal care. At HCAOA, our motto is “Members Matter Most,” and we work hard to ensure members get the greatest ROI on their investment. When you register to attend the full conference, you will also be registered to attend a half-day pre-conference program on October 22, “State Chapters: Effective Practices and Advocacy Efforts.” The pre-conference also includes an invitation to an exclusive VIP reception Sunday night before the main conference kicks off. Attendees will hear from compelling advocate and speaker Rachel Pearson, who is known for her bi-partisan collaboration bringing both sides of the aisle together for effective legislative solutions. Discuss successes and challenges with panels of your peers from a lobbying and leadership perspective.
All HCAOA members in New York are invited to participate in a virtual Chapter Update next Wednesday, June 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The agenda includes a comprehensive summary and update about labor and employment issues from Emina Poricanin, Esq., Poricanin Law PC - including minimum wage - that are impacting home care providers. Greg Bean of Paradigm Senior Services will provide an in-depth look at the VA home care programs and how you can serve veterans AND grow your agency with this business line.
All home care agencies in Tennessee are invited to participate in a discussion next Thursday, June 22 at 11:00 a.m. CT about the formation of an HCAOA Tennessee State Chapter. This discussion is free to members and non-members. Click here to register.
Home care industry leaders and HCAOA members in Washington met last week at the state chapter conference in Seattle to receive updates on several issues impacting the home care industry. State surveyors Lori Heiner and Annalisa Atienza provided detailed insight on surveys and Leslie Emerick, state lobbyist for the chapter, offered a recap of legislative and regulatory activities over the last five months.
Tomorrow from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., EST, home care providers are invited to join the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services’ partner Myers & Stauffer to learn about the cost reporting process as the project to set Medicaid services rates for waivers begins on May 25, 2023.
The HCAOA West Virginia Chapter is submitting comments on the draft Aged and Disabled Waiver (ADW) Manual and asks members to review the proposed manual and share their comments and concerns be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 26, for adequate time to compile all comments.
Several members and representatives of HCAOA Connecticut gathered at the state Capitol in Hartford last week to present Outstanding Leadership Awards from the Chapter to two state legislators that were not able to be presented in person over the past several years due to the pandemic.
Sen. Joan Hartley of Waterbury received the 2020 Outstanding Leadership Award and Sen. Derek Slap of West Hartford received the 2021 Outstanding Leadership Award.
The 2023 Outstanding Leadership Awards will be presented during the Connecticut Chapter Conference on Wednesday, June 14.
Sweeping changes for private employers with 25+ employees fell into place when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a new immigration bill (SB 1718) on May 10, 2023.
The New Jersey Workers’ Bill of Rights and other legislative policies have been challenging for the home care industry climate in the state, so where do things currently stand? Find out at the New Jersey Chapter Conference, on Thursday, June 1, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.