Upcoming Courses

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:00am
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

​Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 3 Res Care Hours & 4 Administrative Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:00am

Resident Choice & Staff Empowerment

No matter where you are on your resident-centered care journey, this class is for
you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing,
dining, and living a meaningful life. Real life examples and success stories will
be shared. After this workshop, you will be able to identify staff empowerment
and hiring right, as well as regulations that support creating home.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (6 contact hours, 2-Administrative, 4-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Topeka, KS
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 9:00am

ONE DAY TOWARD CULTURE CHANGE

FREE Class (for employees of Kansas skilled nursing communities) - 6 CEUs for Nurses, Social Workers, and Administrators

*$99 for those who are do not quality for the grant

Emporia Presbyterian Manor in Emporia , Kansas  - Print Flyer

Person Directed Care and Culture Change improves the lives of individuals living in long-term care.  It restores dignity, respect, and privacy that have been taken away from them in institutional model nursing homes.
No matter where you are on the journey, this one day program will help your team gain inspiration, momentum and practical solutions to transform from ‘Institutional Thinking’ toward ‘Home’ and Person-Directed Living.
It takes a team to make it happen.  We will educate and equip participants with a practical, reality-based plan to jump-start your community toward culture change.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the impact of culture change on the lives of the people who live and work in nursing homes
  • Learn tips to successfully implement culture change
  • Identify responsibilities in developing and implementing culture change
  • Develop a team plan for implementing culture change
  • Evaluate the quality of life and financial benefits of person directed care

 Who Should Attend:

  • Administrators
  • DONs
  • Nurses & CNAs
  • Social Workers
  • Activity Personnel
  • Dietary
  • Environmental Services

SPONSORED BY KDADS

Class size is limited. For more information, contact Shawna at 913-477-8251 or ShawnaW@gerti.org. No online registrations are available after July 26th. Call for availability after that time.

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Emporia, KS
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 3:30pm

Course Objectives

  • Provide brief overview of the long-term care environment.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the paid nutrition assistant.
  • Discuss resident centered concepts regarding eating and dining.
  • Cite resident rights pertaining to resident dining.
  • Demonstrate caring techniques for residents with special needs.
  • Examine proper positioning for meals.
  • Identify procedures for a safe dining experience.
  • Explain fundamentals of good nutrition in the elderly.

Course Description

Paid nutrition assistant is an individual who is paid to assist residents of an adult care home, with eating, and who provides such assistance under the supervision of a registered professional or licensed practical nurse.  This course, taught by Evergreen’s Director of Health, will be interactive and resident centered.  The class is perfect for anyone that wants to assist residents with eating and has not been trained as a CNA.  

Course Price: $189
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (12 contact hours, 12-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Person Centered Care
  • Resident choice in dining
  • Creating meaning through life enhancement
  • Learning circles

Course Description

No matter where you are on your person centered care journey, this Person Centered Care class is for you. Discover how to honor resident choice in regards to schedules, bathing, dining, and living a meaningful life with real life examples and success stories. Resident choice and meaningful life are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 7-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Explore communication techniques to minimize misunderstandings in people with dementia
  • Identify environmental modifications that can improve the quality of life for people with dementia
  • Discuss how to minimize negative reactions in people with dementia without the use of medications
  • Identify interventions that maintain a person's independence with eating
  • Identify how liberalized diets can positively affect people with dementia

Course Description

Working with people with dementia is rewarding and challenging.  This course is designed to teach care staff how to create an environment where people with dementia and the people working with them can thrive.  There will also be an interactive discussion of how to individualize care for people with dementia. 

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
​Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (6 contact hours, 6-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Learn general assisted living concepts pertinent to nursing
  • Discuss the relationship between the functional capacity screen, negotiated service agreements and health service plan.
  • Examine negotiated service agreement and health service plan development.
  • Explain medication management and other nursing function regulations.

Course Description

This class is designed to help the assisted living/residential healthcare/home plus nurse with some of the concepts learned in the operators course.  The relationship between the functional capacity screen, negotiated service agreement and health service plan will be discussed.  How to develop the negotiated service agreement and health service plan will be examined in detail.  The regulations regarding medication management and other nursing functions will also be explained.  If you have not taken the Assisted Living Operators Course and are currently working or hope to work in state licensed only adult care homes this class is definitely for you.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (6 contact hours - 2 Administrative Hours, 4 Resident Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Objectives

  • Empowerment: Creating leaders at every level
  • Consistent assignments and scheduling that makes sense
  • De-institutionalize the environment and create a home
  • Promoting community
  • Regulations that support creating home

Course Description

In order to be successful at Person Centered Care, communities must have consistent assignments and give care partners the authority to make day to day decisions in providing care. Often the design of the building limits creating neighborhoods or households that are a part of culture change. Investigate how to de-institutionalize the environment to make a home. Self Empowerment and Making a Home are two of the domains for the PEAK 2.0 program in Kansas.

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 contact hours, 4-Admin Hours, 3-Res Care Hours)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:00am

Course Description

Communication and team building are important to any organization, especially long-term care.  This class will describe effective ways to communicate, explore the value of staff empowerment and other ways to build an effective team.  This class would be excellent for formal and informal leaders.  

Course Objectives

  • Identify strategies for building teams
  • Demonstrate how to be a valuable team member
  • Discuss the importance of customer service and team building
  • Describe effective communication techniques
  • Explore the value of staff empowerment when building an effective team 

Course Price: $99
Calendar - View the Course Calendar.
Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.
​Contact Hours: 6 (1 day, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Registration: Register for Class

Course Location: Olathe, KS