Live In Person Seminars


Maintenance In Assisted Living - What Maintenance Directors Need to Know

3/21/2024

, Columbus/Westerville , Ohio


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Today Maintenance of a senior living facility is of utmost importance. The maintenance supervisor is expected to be a strategic planner and stay on top of and ahead of repairs, maintenance, capital item replacements, expenses, and projects. It is critical to have an understanding complex building and occupancy issues as well as be well versed in Life Safety Codes and Long-Term care regulations. This session will explore the maintenance expected at today's assisted living communities including the routine facility checks, logs, and inspections as well as the required Life Safety Code inspection, testing and maintenance required including all emergency preparedness plans. Using real life examples and survey scenarios, the session will explore how the code is applied; discuss code changes and increased ITM requirements; and review common violations. Understand practical applications of the Life Safety Code and learn from Life Safety experts on what to prepare for a successful survey. There?s a lot riding on compliance and being prepared is essential.

Objectives
* Discuss conducting routine inspections of facilities and equipment
* Reviewing preventative maintenance to keep facilities and equipment from needing repairs
* Discussing the oversight of contractors when professionals are required for performing repairs

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am - Check In & Coffee
9:30 am - Program begins
11:45 am-- Lunch (provided)
12:15 pm - Program resumes
3:15 pm - Program adjourns
Instructor:

Kenneth Daily is President of Elder Care Systems Group, and President of a national long term care consulting firm specializing in quality improvement, regulatory compliance, and education. A licensed NH administrator, Mr. Daily has been involved with working with facilities developing and implementing emergency preparedness plans for more than decade. He is a member of the Ohio Health Care Association Board of Trustees and chairman of the OHCA's Life Safety and Disaster Management Committee as well as a former member of the AHCA Disaster Committee and current member of AHCA's the Life Safety Committee and the NFPA's Healthcare Section. Mr. Daily has lectured nationwide on ways to improve the service and integrity of long term care. He is an author of numerous articles and professional guides.


Continuing Education Credit:

This program has been approved for 5 hours of continuing education credit for Certified Executives for Assisted Living (CEAL), Ohio NHA and Ohio nurses

Certificate of Attendance awarded on completion to all participants.
Members:
$155 prior to March 7
$185 March 7 and after

Non-Members:
$ 235 prior to March 7
$ 295 March 7 and after



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