Volume XXX, Number 9
 September 2015

Member Update: THCA Commitment to Care (C to C) Stakeholders met early August to discuss the following:

  • Preliminary data from the 2nd Quarter C to C Survey
    • For any member facilities that have not completed the second quarter C to C Survey please CLICK HERE to respond and have your voice heard.
  • Civil Money Penalty project applications, submitted to DADS/CMS for approval
    • The committee reviewed and discussed eight CMP Projects that THCA is working on as a lead and/or stakeholder. 
    • THCA CMP Project applications include: Dementia Training & Coaching and Clinical Resource Center. Approval for the applications is expected to be announced in October.
  • Leadership Turnover
    • Committee members discussed leadership training for administrators as key for supporting individuals in these higher level facility positions.
  • Education and Training needs for Nursing Home staff and family members
    • The committee discussed how positive effects have been experienced by involving physician extenders such as Nurse Practitioners in facility based training and quality improvement projects.
    • Discussed using facility newsletters as an intervention to provide clinical information, such as the need for Antibiotic Stewardship, to educate family members.

The stakeholder Committee meets once a quarter to focus on elevating the quality of care in Texas nursing homes.

President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

  • Member Update: THCA Commitment to Care (C to C) Stakeholders August Meeting
If you have any questions about the THCA C to C Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact me at gbwilliams@txhca.org or call (512) 458-1257.


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