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    • 27 Feb 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 28 Feb 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS
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    2018 TANNER-FOSTER CONFERENCE 





    FEBRUARY 27 & 28, 2018



    Tuesday, February 27/Conference Pre-Session and Conference

    10:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. New Preceptor Seminar

    1:00 - 1:10 Welcome & Board/Staff Intros - April Holman, KACE

    1:10 - 2:00 Lessons from the First 90 Days of the New Survey Process, Melissa Mille, KDADS

    2:10 - 3:00 KDHE Nursing Facility Liaison Program, Kim Burnam, KDHE

    3:10 - 4:50 State Top 10 (Top 10 Things State Agency Staff Want You To Know), Melissa Mille, KDADS; Patty Brown, KDADS; Joel Beckner, OSFM; Barb Hickert, KS LTC Ombudsman 


    Wednesday, February 28/Conference

    8:30 - 9:20 Team Building Through QAPI, Johnathan Reeves, Great Plains QIN

    9:30 - 10:20 Facilitating Workforce Engagement, Kristen Brunkow O'Shea, Independent Contractor

    10:30 - 12:10 Criminal Behavior in Adult Care Settings, Steve Anderson, Office of KS Attorney General

    12:15 - 1:15 LUNCH (Lunch Speaker: “From Piles to Productive,” Tracy Hoth, Professional Organizer)

    1:15 - 2:00 Vendor Time

    2:00 - 2:50 Infection Prevention & Antimicrobial Stewardship in LTC Settings, Bryna Stacey and Robert Geist, KDHE

    3:00 - 3:50 Tackling Stress in Your Everyday Life, Sharolyn Jackson, KSU Research & Extension

    4:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks, April Holman, KACE 

              

    Location:

    Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan

    410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS 

    (785) 532-9116

    A block of rooms will be held through January 31, 2018 $109/night including breakfast

    To book your room online click on this link:  http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/M/MANGIGI-TANNER-20180226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG


    Continuing Education Credit:

    This event Continuing Education Credit: This event and the optional pre-conference session are approved for up to 13.0 continuing education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427). 

    Conference Attire: 
    Conference attire is business casual. The temperature in the conference facility can fluctuate so participants may wish to bring a sweater or jacket.

    To print out the agenda click here: TANNER FOSTER FLYER 2018-REV (4).pdf




    The KACE Board of Directors has recently changed our policy to require prepayment for all education courses. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.


    • 02 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Rasmussen College, 620 Governor View, Topeka, KS
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    Our next Day-in-Topeka and Board of Adult Care Home Administrators (BACHA) Board meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 2, 2018. We will meet at Rasmussen College, 620 Governor View, Topeka, KS 9:00 am until 3 pm.


    As of January 22, 2015 new AITs will be required to participate in at least one "Day-In-Topeka" session. These sessions coincide with the BACHA meetings and participants have the opportunity to observe BACHA proceedings as well as receive an introduction to a number of agency and association partners in the adult care field.


    Our Day begins with "Infomercials" by as many of the Long-Term Care Network who are available. Some of these people/organizations include KDADS, Kansas Long-Term Care Obudsman Office, LeadingAge Kansas, Kansas Health Care Association [KHCA/kcal], State Surveyors. This also gives you an opportunity to meet other AITs face-to-face and "compare notes."


    Our agenda includes Lunch on KACE. After lunch we return to Rasmussen College to observe a meeting of the BACHA Board [Board of Adult Care Home Administrators] This group is the regulatory Board for all administrators & always has some interesting topics to discuss.


    If an administrator has been the subject of a formal complaint, a sub-committee of the BACHA Board called the Complaint Investigatory Committee will meet & conduct a hearing regarding the allegations, right before we adjourn for lunch. While this is an unfortunate situation, if it happens, it is a good experience for future administrators to be familiar with this process.


    Our Day begins at 9 AM & we will adjourn no later than 3 PM. Your Preceptor is Welcome to join you in this valuable day's experience.


    • 01 Apr 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 31 Mar 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • TBD
    • 17
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    ADMINISTRATOR 
    ACADEMY


       The goal of this program is to help new administrators and veteran administrators to strengthen their command of the skills and knowledge necessary to excel as a nursing home administrator.

    Introduction:

    The KACE Administrator Academy Program is intended to help Nursing Home Administrators supercharge their skill as a facility leader. With the help of bimonthly webinars, an experienced mentor, and a peer network this year-long program will ensure that you get the best possible start to your career as a Nursing Home Administrator. The program begins in April of each year and proceeds through graduation in late March.

    For more information or help enrolling in the KACE Administrator Academy, please contact the KACE office at 785.273.4393 or by email at executivedirector@ kaceks.org.

                 Cost: $1,200 for KACE Members and $1,500 for Non KACE Members                      Length of Program: 1 year

    Frequency of Meetings: Every other month

    April: 1 1/2-day Kick-Off Retreat (7 CEU hours)
    June: Teleconference (2 CEU hours)
    September: Teleconference (2 CEU hours)
    November: Teleconference (2 CEU hours)
    January: Teleconference (2 CEU hours)
    March: Graduation Event (2 CEU hours)

    CEU Information:

    This program is approved for up to 17 continuing education hours for adult care home administrators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) including 17 hours in the core area of Administration.

    No refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.



    • 17 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 18 Apr 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Holiday Resort - Emporia, 2718 W. 30th Ave., Emporia, KS
    • 18
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    Kansas Adult Care Executives Association 


    AIT Pre-Test Seminar

    April 17 & 18, 2018


    April's course will be located in Emporia

    Holiday Resort - Emporia

    2718 W. 30th Ave

    Emporia, KS 



    For only $200 (if you're not enrolled in KACE's program) you will receive help with passing the State and NAB test. This is a two-day course given four times a year. Don’t miss this opportunity!


    KACE is offering this wonderful opportunity to attend our Administrator-In-Training (AIT) Pre-Test Seminar. Alicia Rumold, Valerie McGhee and Tami Klinedinst, AIT Program Coordinators, facilitate this wonderful Examination Preparation Seminar. This program is a two-day course that will help the AIT prepare for the State and the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrators Boards (NAB) Examinations. The goal of KACE’s preparation course is to help the AIT successfully pass the national and state exams and to help the AIT be the best Administrator possible!


    This course is given quarterly and alternates between Topeka and Emporia for convenience. Also, the course will give the AIT the opportunity to network with other AITs from around the state. The first day of the course runs 10:00 to 6:00 and the second day is 9:00 to 12:00. Lunch is provided on the first day and included in your $200 fee.


    If you're one of our AIT's please bring your books with you. If you're enrolled in another program please contact KACE for a listing of the books needed for this course. 


      

    We hope you will consider attending KACE’s Pre-Test Seminar. To register, contact Teresa with KACE at 785/273-4393 or kace@kaceks.org.


    Thank you,

    KACE


    • 01 Jun 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Rasmussen College, 620 Governor View, Topeka, KS
    Register


    Our next Day-in-Topeka and Board of Adult Care Home Administrators (BACHA) Board meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 1, 2018. We will meet at Rasmussen College, 620 Governor View, Topeka, KS 9:00 am until 3 pm.


    As of January 22, 2015 new AITs will be required to participate in at least one "Day-In-Topeka" session. These sessions coincide with the BACHA meetings and participants have the opportunity to observe BACHA proceedings as well as receive an introduction to a number of agency and association partners in the adult care field.


    Our Day begins with "Infomercials" by as many of the Long-Term Care Network who are available. Some of these people/organizations include KDADS, Kansas Long-Term Care Obudsman Office, LeadingAge Kansas, Kansas Health Care Association [KHCA/kcal], State Surveyors. This also gives you an opportunity to meet other AITs face-to-face and "compare notes."


    Our agenda includes Lunch on KACE. After lunch we return to Rasmussen College to observe a meeting of the BACHA Board [Board of Adult Care Home Administrators] This group is the regulatory Board for all administrators & always has some interesting topics to discuss.


    If an administrator has been the subject of a formal complaint, a sub-committee of the BACHA Board called the Complaint Investigatory Committee will meet & conduct a hearing regarding the allegations, right before we adjourn for lunch. While this is an unfortunate situation, if it happens, it is a good experience for future administrators to be familiar with this process.


    Our Day begins at 9 AM & we will adjourn no later than 3 PM. Your Preceptor is Welcome to join you in this valuable day's experience.


    • 21 Aug 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • Tallgrass Country Club, 2400 N. Tallgrass St., Wichita, KS 67226
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        2018 KACE ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT     


    KACE invites you to attend our annual Golf Tournament

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Tallgrass Country Club

    2400 N. Tallgrass St.

    Wichita, KS 67226

    316.684.4110


    Registration & Lunch at 11:00; Shot Gun Start at 12:00 noon

    A shuttle will be available at the Marriott starting at 10:00 a.m.

    Fee is $95 per golfer


    Vendor Registration Information:  2018 KACE Convention Vendor Registration


    PDF Registration form: 2018 KACE ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT - FLYER.pdf


    Bring extra cash - have a Pro drive for you and Closest to the Pin!


     



    • 22 Aug 2018
    • 23 Aug 2018
    • Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS
    • 67
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    KACE 46th Annual

    Convention Vendor Invitation


    August 21-24, 2018

    Vendor Show August 22 & 23


    Marriott Hotel

    9100 Corporate Hills Rd.

    Wichita, KS 67207

    316-651-0333

     


    Dear Valued Vendor,

     

    We would like to extend an invitation to you and your company/organization to be part of our 46th Annual Convention. KACE values our vendors. We know it is the Vendors who help to make our Convention a great success. We could not do it without you. Thank you in advance for being a part of our 46th Annual Convention.

     

    KACE is stressing Convention Sponsorships this year. We hope your company/organization  will consider being a sponsor in whatever way you can. We greatly appreciate your help in this area. Sponsorships will be recognized in the program booklet and at the Convention.


    -Haely Ordoyne, 2018 Convention Chairperson


    Booth Information:


    Fees


    The cost of a booth is $900 for an 8-foot booth.

    One vendor company per booth.


    Included in the price:

    • One skirted booth with divider

    • Company sign with booth number

    • Two tickets for the August 22 vendor luncheon

    • Quality vendor time with no other convention activities scheduled

    • Social time with convention attendees


    Electricity is available


    You will need heavy-duty extension cords, and/or power strips to ensure availability at point desired. (If you need more than 15 amps/110 volts, please contact KACE.)


    Cancellation Policy


    • 85 percent refund prior to two weeks before convention. No refund after that time.


    Deadline for Booth Space Registration is Wednesday, August 1, 2018



    Hotel Information:


    The Wichita Marriott is a beautiful facility, which is very well suited to the needs of our Convention attendees and vendors.


    Reservations:


    KACE room rate is $107 + tax. You must tell them you are with the KACE Convention to get the special rate. Cutoff date for the special rate is Monday, July 30, 2018. After this date, the special rates will depend on hotel room availability. You can contact them at 316.651.0333 or 1.800.228.9290.  

     


    For more details on the Convention or don't want to sign-up online click here for the brochure: 2018 KACE Convention Vendor Flyer.pdf


    To link to the golf registration click here: 2018 KACE Annual Golf Tournament

    or to download the golf PDF: 2018 KACE ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT - FLYER.pdf

     





     

    Golf Information


    KACE INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT


    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Tallgrass Country Club

    2400 N. Tallgrass St.

    Wichita, KS 67226

    316-684-4110

     

    Registration & Lunch at 11:00; Shot Gun Start at 12:00

    A shuttle will be available at the Marriott starting at 10:00

    Fee is $95 per golfer


    Golf Sponsorship Opportunities: Drink Cart, Lunch and Hole Sponsorships available. To sign-up for Golf click here: 2018 KACE Annual Golf Tournament


Past events

17 Jan 2018 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
08 Dec 2017 Day In Topeka
14 Nov 2017 Spotlight on Phase II of the Rules of Participation Webinar - Session II (Recorded Version)
09 Nov 2017 Spotlight on Phase II of the Rules of Participation Webinar - Session II
08 Nov 2017 Spotlight on Phase II of the Rules of Participation Webinar - Session I (Recorded Version)
07 Nov 2017 KDADS Regional Roundtables (NE Kansas)
27 Oct 2017 Spotlight on Phase II of the Rules of Participation Webinar - Session I
18 Oct 2017 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
15 Sep 2017 Day In Topeka
23 Aug 2017 2017 KACE Convention
23 Aug 2017 2017 KACE Convention Vendor Registration
22 Aug 2017 2017 KACE Convention Pre-Session
22 Aug 2017 2017 KACE Annual Golf Tournament
18 Jul 2017 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
21 Jun 2017 Joint Provider Fire Marshal Workshop - Wichita
20 Jun 2017 Joint Provider Fire Marshal Workshop - Topeka
02 Jun 2017 Day In Topeka
25 Apr 2017 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
10 Mar 2017 Day In Topeka
01 Mar 2017 Tanner-Foster Conference (Vendor Registration)
28 Feb 2017 Tanner-Foster Conference
07 Feb 2017 Lean Thinking In Lean Times (P.M. Session)
07 Feb 2017 Lean Thinking In Lean Times (A.M. Session)
24 Jan 2017 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
09 Dec 2016 Day In Topeka
05 Dec 2016 Conditions of Participation Webinar- Part II (Recorded Version)
29 Nov 2016 Conditions of Participation Webinar- Part II
22 Nov 2016 Conditions of Participation Webinar - Recorded Version
15 Nov 2016 KDADS Regional Roundtables (SW Kansas)
11 Nov 2016 Conditions of Participation Webinar
19 Oct 2016 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
09 Sep 2016 Day In Topeka
17 Aug 2016 2016 KACE Convention
17 Aug 2016 2016 Annual Convention Vendor Registration
16 Aug 2016 2016 KACE Convention Pre-Session: Care Planning for the Adult Care Executives and Kansas Medicaid Nursing Home Reimbursement 101
16 Aug 2016 2016 KACE Annual Golf Tournament
20 Jul 2016 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
28 Jun 2016 Working with Resident Alcohol Addictions in Adult Care
16 Jun 2016 Data-Driven Strategy for Bundled Payment Success
03 Jun 2016 Day In Topeka
18 May 2016 Survey Preparation and Insights (Wichita)
11 May 2016 Survey Preparation and Insights (Topeka)
20 Apr 2016 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
23 Mar 2016 2016 Joint Provider - Topeka (Vendor)
23 Mar 2016 2016 Joint Provider - Topeka
22 Mar 2016 2016 Joint Provider - Wichita (Vendor)
22 Mar 2016 2016 Joint Provider - Wichita
09 Mar 2016 Tanner-Foster Conference (Vendors)
08 Mar 2016 Tanner-Foster Conference
04 Mar 2016 Day In Topeka
27 Jan 2016 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
11 Dec 2015 Day In Topeka
03 Dec 2015 Understanding and Improving Your Nursing Home 5-Star Rating (P.M. Session)
03 Dec 2015 Understanding and Improving Your Nursing Home 5-Star Rating (A.M. Session)
06 Nov 2015 KDADS Regional Roundtables (NE Kansas)
03 Nov 2015 KDADS Regional Roundtables (SW Kansas)
02 Nov 2015 KDADS Regional Roundtables (SE Kansas)
15 Oct 2015 AIT Pre-Test Seminar
11 Sep 2015 Day In Topeka
19 Aug 2015 KACE Convention
19 Aug 2015 Annual Convention Vendor Registration
18 Aug 2015 KACE Convention Pre-Session for New Administrators
18 Aug 2015 KACE Convention Pre-Session: Infection Prevention in Action in a Long-Term Setting and Dementia Care
18 Aug 2015 KACE Annual Golf Tournament
23 Jun 2015 Keeping Alzheimer's and Dementia Residents Active and Improving Their Quality of Life
13 May 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About Assisted Living Regulations and Were Afraid to Ask (Topeka)
13 May 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About Assisted Living Regulations and Were Afraid to Ask (Topeka)
05 May 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About Assisted Living Regulations and Were Afraid to Ask (Wichita)
05 May 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About Assisted Living Regulations and Were Afraid to Ask (Wichita)
01 Apr 2015 2015 Joint Provider - Topeka (Vendor)
01 Apr 2015 2015 Joint Provider - Topeka
31 Mar 2015 2015 Joint Provider - Wichita (Vendor)
31 Mar 2015 2015 Joint Provider - Wichita
11 Mar 2015 Tanner-Foster Conference - Vendors
10 Mar 2015 Tanner-Foster Conference
09 Mar 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About The Nursing Facility Regulations - And Were Afraid To Ask (Manhattan)
30 Jan 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About The Nursing Facility Regulations - And Were Afraid To Ask (Wichita)
29 Jan 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About The Nursing Facility Regulations - And Were Afraid To Ask (Wichita)
28 Jan 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About The Nursing Facility Regulations - And Were Afraid To Ask (Topeka)
27 Jan 2015 What You Always Wanted To Know About The Nursing Facility Regulations - And Were Afraid To Ask (Topeka)
18 Nov 2014 A Fall Symposium on Emerging Issues in Long-Term Care
20 Aug 2014 Annual Convention Vendor Registration
19 Aug 2014 KACE Convention Pre-Session for New Administrators
19 Aug 2014 KACE Convention Pre-Session: Depression - A Recurring Concerns for Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities & Update on Clinical Geriatric Issues 2014
19 Aug 2014 KACE Annual Golf Tournament
19 Aug 2014 KACE Convention
20 Jun 2014 Satisfied Customers Seldom Sue - Wichita
19 Jun 2014 Satisfied Customers Seldom Sue - Topeka
05 Jun 2014 Joint Provider Fire Marshal Training- Topeka
04 Jun 2014 Joint Provider Fire Marshal Training- Salina
03 Jun 2014 Joint Provider Fire Marshal Training- Wichita
04 Apr 2014 KACE CPR Training
11 Mar 2014 Tanner-Foster Conference
19 Nov 2013 Fall Education Day - Topeka
14 Nov 2013 Fall Education Day - Derby
06 Nov 2013 Kansas Care Coordination Summit for Nurses- Fort Dodge
05 Nov 2013 Fall Education Day - Fort Dodge
21 Aug 2013 KACE Convention
20 Aug 2013 KACE Convention Pre-Session New Administrators
20 Aug 2013 KACE Convention Pre-Session Effects on Aging on the Auditory System, Implementing a Successful Audiology Program in CCRC's and Chronic Wound Care
20 Aug 2013 KACE Annual Golf Tournament
20 Aug 2013 Annual Convention Vendor Registration
10 Jul 2013 Person-Centered Skills Your Staff Can Use to Improve Quality of Life for Residents with Dementia
13 Jun 2013 THE NEW DINING PRACTICE STANDARDS "CMS IS ON BOARD, ARE YOU?"
11 Jun 2013 THE NEW DINING PRACTICE STANDARDS "CMS IS ON BOARD, ARE YOU?"
18 Apr 2013 Joint Provider Conference - Topeka
17 Apr 2013 Joint Provider Conference - Wichita
12 Mar 2013 Tanner-Foster Conference
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