February 4-8: National Pride in Food Service Week
An annual event honoring dietary managers and their employees to celebrate the important role they play in institutional food service Organized by: The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) www.anfponline.org
February 14-21: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Staff Education Week
This week brings awareness to the importance of both staff educators and their direct care staff being properly trained and certified in dementia care Organized by: The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners®, LLC, International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners www.nccdp.org
March 11-15: Long Term Care Administrators Week
Since 1994, the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) has sponsored this national observance each March. This week honors and celebrates the important role the administrator has in providing leadership for the delivery of quality, resident-centered care and a supportive work environment. Organized by: ACHCA www.achca.org
National Skilled Nursing Care Week
Start preparing for “Live Soulfully”, this years’ National Skilled Nursing Care Week!
To reflect how the long term care profession and every skilled care center promotes quality for their residents, patients, families, and staff Organized by: The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) www.ahcancal.org. Click the logo above to download graphics to help make the most of your NSNCW. Planning Guide and Product Catalog will be available in late February. And, don’t forget to use your social media accounts to share your great long term care stories, celebration events, etc. using #BrightenUpLTC!