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Don't Let Movie Night Turn Into a Copyright Horror Show

If your community is one of the many that shows movies in communal areas like an activity room, or on a dedicated closed circuit television channel, LifeSpan Network reminds you that these types of exhibitions require a public performance license to comply with the US Copyright Act.  More



And the winners are....

Check out the winners, awards, photos, and recipes from the 2017 Taste of Senior Living

Emergency Preparedness Requirements

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Handelman Award

The nomination period for the annual Mayer Handelman award is now open through September 15, 2017.  

Home Health QRP 2018 Guidance Manual Available

The 2018 guidance manual for the OASIS-C2 version of the OASIS data set is available - get it here

Medicaid Summer Activity Updates 2017

Medicaid reimbursement rates and MDS validation audits:  Here's the news from Medicaid. 

CMS to Replace RUGS-IV with RCS-1

CMS recently published a proposal to replace the current Skilled Nursing Facility Case-Mix-System (RUG-IV) with a new Resident Classification System, Version 1 (RCS-1). Learn why.

Assessment Skills for Nurses Training Toolkit Now Available

The Nursing Assessment Toolkit  provides resources for training direct care staff on how to effectively assess residents for health status, and what changes to look for in an older adult population.