Assisted Living Facility employees are encouraged to sign up for a Full Registration to enjoy everything this year's Conference has to offer. For those unable to attend the full Conference, FHCA plans a focused Assisted Living Track, brought to you by PharMerica, delivered over two days. Attendees enjoy a discounted registration rate for these two-days of specialized ALF sessions. Examples from the 2021 Annual Conference included:

ALF Medicaid Billing

By Julie Ann Kemman, Health Care Professional Consulting Services, Inc.
A timely and instep review of Medicaid Program in the assisted living community, including the notification, billing, contracting and other key changes under the Statewide Managed Care model.

Change It Is A 'Happening   

By Karen Goldsmith, Goldsmith & Grout, P.A.
This session will cover the current status of marijuana and hemp derivatives for resident use in assisted living facilities, changes in the area of advance directives and directed physicians orders and the importance of semantics in discussing deficiencies.

Elevated Plant-Forward Dining for the ALF Communities   

By Jennifer Bruning , Incite Strategic Partners, LLC
Learn how ALFs can honor the preferences of current residents while attracting future clientele with an elevated, plant-based dining offer, all while crafting stories of responsible sourcing, spending and environmental impact.    

Connected Health Care   

By Waqas Ahmed, AmericanTelephysicians
Learn how telemedicine can integrate solutions already in place by merging the residents' immediate needs with their medical history and for that information to be shared with emergency responders, primary care physicians and current specialists.    

Overview of ALF Top 10 Deficiencies and Agency Updates   

By Anne Sosiak, AHCA
In this session, Agency for Health Care Administration staff will discuss the top 10 deficiencies and why facilities were cited, along with helpful strategies so assisted living centers can improve quality in these areas. Additionally, findings from focused infection control surveys will also be discussed.    

ALF's: Rock Your CEMP and EPP Plan Reviews   

By Eve Rainey, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, and Melanie Motiska, Florida Health Care Association
Get the inside playlist of what your local emergency management office is looking for when reviewing your facilities Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) and the Emergency Power Plan (EPP) appendix. The Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA) and the FEPA Health Care Working Group have developed this session for assisted living facilities to help retune the misperceptions and lay down the tracks required by rule to review and approve each plan. They will also describe the harmony needed between local partners during a response, to achieve the best possible outcomes for long term care's vulnerable population.