SCHEDULE

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration  •  Regency Main Foyer

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Office of the Long-Term Care Patient Representative Program Overview​  •  Regency Main l-lll

Susan Rodrigues - Assistant Director, CA Department of Aging


This presentation will provide a program overview of the Office of the Long-Term Care Patient Representative as well as an update regarding program implementation.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Workforce

CNA Retention  •  Regency Main l-lll

Matt Cantrell - COO, National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA)


Matt Cantrell, the COO of the National Association of Health Care Assistants, will explore the current state of CNA staffing and retention. This presentation will also explore strategies to increase retention among both new hires and long-term staff.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

California Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program - The Good, The Bad, and The Opportunities  •  Regency Main l-lll

Blanca Castro CA Department of Aging, Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman


California has a new State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. The LTCO Program is approaching 50 years and the model that was created by the Older Americans Act in 1978 needs to be updated, modernized, and enhanced in order to serve a population with more complex needs. You will hear about what we learned from COVID-19, the increasing number of closures, nursing home reforms, and how the LTC Ombudsman representatives and nursing home administrators and staff can work towards a common goal.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Convention Committee  •  Regency Vl

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Government Relations Committee  •  Regency IV-V

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CAHF Board of Directors •  Regency IV-V

Wednesday, July 13