CMS: S&C Memos - Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

Nancy Leveille and Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality

CMS released two new S&C memos related to new guidance on improving care for persons with dementia and reducing anti-psychotic drug use in nursing facilities.  See attached for details.  Also included is the training materials for surveyors.  In this mornings' provider meeting with DOH, they noted they will be conducting their training for all surveyors within the next month.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

 

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20
  Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Refer to #2013-281