New Resources for Adult Day Services
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has completed data collection for its 2016 National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, including Adult Day Services, with an impressive 60 percent response rate from providers. The two new reports using data from its 2014 National Study of Long-Term Care Providers released by ...
PEAK Leadership Summit and CAST Commission Meet Next Week
CAST is kicking off spring with two valuable meetings, the PEAK Leadership Summit and a CAST Commission Meeting, and an update to its Shared Care Planning and Coordination Matrix and Online Selection Tool. We also are reviewing states’ adoption of telemedicine, which is on an overall upward trend, recommendations ...
Initial Approval for 24 States' HCBS State Transition Plans
CMS granted 24 states initial approval of their Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to be in compliance with the federal home and community-based services (HCBS) regulations.
Jewish Home Family Highlights Robotic Pets The Jewish Home Family's Jewish Home at Rockleigh in Rockleigh, NJ, a CAST Patron, highlighted robotic pets along with live pets on Feb. 14, 2017, at its first-ever Rockminster ...
Important Regulations for Unsafe Wandering Behavior
State officials, providers, beneficiaries and other stakeholders have concerns about how to adhere to the HCBS settings rule in relation to service provision for individuals with dementia or other conditions in which unsafe wandering or exit-seeking behavior is exhibited.