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Personal Care Home Training-Overview

This seminar is designed to enhance the participant's knowledge of the Personal Care Home (PCH) process and to increase understanding of regulations.

Objectives

Upon completion of the seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the PCH process and how it is implemented.
  • Identify the PCH regulations.
Recommended Audience

The recommended audience for this seminar includes administrators, directors of nursing, activities specialist, dietary managers and consultants. 

Presenters
  • Samantha Windsor, Assistant Director, Office of Inspector General, Division of Health Care. Samantha has a bachelor's degree specializing in gerontology from the University of Kentucky and is a licensed nursing home administrator. She has 12 years of experience working in the health care industry, four of which were spent operating nursing facilities. In the last nine years, she has served the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky primarily in the Office of Inspector General. She has held the position of social service specialist surveyor regulating long-term care facilities and administrative branch manager overseeing the operation of the Training and Quality Assurance Branch. She now serves the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an assistant director and state training coordinator of the Division of Health Care.
  • Jerry Mayo, Human Services Surveyor Supervisor, Northern Enforcement Branch, Office of Inspector General. Jerry has more than 30 years of service with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the last 13 with the Office of Inspector General. He previously held the position of human services surveyor, responsible for regulating both child care and health care facilities. He has worked extensively with family care and personal care homes during his career. During his tenure with OIG he has provided consultation and training to providers and partners. He is responsible for the coordination and triage of all health care-related complaints.
Continuing Education Units - KBN#7-0061

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) has approved 5.5 contact hours for RNs and LPNs. Participants must stay for the entire course in order to receive CEUs. 

Note: Approval by the KBN of an individual nursing continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of offering content.

Three Training Dates and Locations

For your convenience, choose from three training dates and locations:

Note: Click location link for driving directions.

To Register On-line Using TRAIN - This option will be available on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009

To register, go to the use the TRAIN system.

Use the following resources to assist in the on-line registration process:

Refer to the following locator codes to enroll:

  • Central Bank and Trust - (TRAIN locator #1019523)
  • Louisville Metro Health Department - (TRAIN locator #1019525)
  • Bowling Green Police Department - (TRAIN locator #1019526)

Hurry. The deadline for enrollment is Nov. 5, 2009. Training is free so classes may fill up quickly.

To Register Fax or E-mail- Must be Received by Nov. 5, 2009

To Register:

  • Choose the training date and location (make sure you check only one)
  • Complete the registration form no later than Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, for receipt at the Office of Inspector General no later than Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009.
  • Mail, e-mail, or fax to:

Office of Inspector General
Division of Health Care
ATTN:  Terri Cook
275 E. Main, 5-EA
Frankfort, KY 40621
P:  (502) 564-7963, ext. 3312
F:  (502) 564-2661

Hurry.  The deadline for enrollment is Nov. 5, 2009. Training is free so classes may fill up quickly.

Miscellaneous Information
  • Special Accommodations:  Please contact Terri Cook if you require special accommodations.
  • Recommended Attire:  Business causal. Please bring a jacket or sweater, as temperatures in the meeting room may vary.

 

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