Volume XXXI, Number 3
March 2016

Time is Running Out to Sign Up For the Eden Alternative Grant Projects

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This project will help participants:

  • Identify limitations of current approaches to dementia care
  • Reframe “problem behaviors” as unmet needs;
  • Collaborate creatively with family members as partners in care;
  • Apply skills learned to everyday situations of need; and
  • Help reduce the use of antipsychotics.

For more information or to register click HERE.


To benefit from grant funds, participating organizations must…

  • Be Medicare/Medicaid participating nursing homes
  • Enroll a team of 4 formal leaders, who commit to…
  1. Attending 3 unique educational experiences that build on each other experientially (left);
  1. Actively applying what they have learned back in their organizations;
  1. Engaging in an online coaching event with professional consultants skilled in supporting organizational change in long-term care; and
  1. Participating in all aspects of a comprehensive evaluation process.

For more information and to register your Team click HERE.

President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

  • Time is Running Out to Sign Up For the Eden Alternative Grant Projects

If you have any questions about the THCA Commitment to Care Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact Gloria Bean-Williams by email or call (512) 458-1257.


State / THCA News


National / AHCA News


Announcements & Recognition

2016 THCA Membership Directory and Resource Guide COMING SOON!

Hard copies scheduled to be mailed out later this month, with a digital copy to be posted on our website mid-April!

 Visit, Like and Follow THCA….

Are you familiar with THCA’s Website, Facebook Page & Twitter Account? We utilize these portals to provide information & tools for long term care providers / caregivers, family members, LTC advocates, and to share the wonderful events, celebrations, etc. that take place in Texas Nursing, Rehabilitation & Assisted Living facilities!

Visit our Website, “Like” our Facebook page and “Follow” us on Twitter! And please encourage your staff to as well!

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