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CMS, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is updating its visitation guidance accordingly, but emphasizing the importance of maintaining infection prevention practices, given the continued risk of COVID-19 transmission.  See the full guidance at the link below. https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-39-nh-revised.pdf

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Please join as the Minnesota Department of Health hosts a presentation regarding assisted living licensure and what it means for you and your business. PowerPoint presentation will be available the day prior to the call if you would like to review/printout in advance of the presentation. Meeting number (access code): 187 036 0322 Meeting password: CQpxg4HQb33

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The MASWA Board recognizes our social work colleagues are essential in supporting older adults to live their lives with dignity. The Board wants to thank all social workers for their tireless advocacy for those they serve. Happy Social Work Month!

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Attend this meeting presented by the Minnesota Department of Health on February 22nd to hear quality initiative presentations and discuss and finalize task force charter.   Assisted Living Licensure Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Improvement Task Force Date: Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 Time: 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Topic: Hear quality initiative presentations and discuss and finalize task…

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Date: Thursday February 18, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Information regarding changes to the laws that affect home care, assisted living and housing with services providers. Contact: lindsey.krueger@state.mn.us Please join us for a presentation regarding assisted living licensure. Topics will include: How an Assisted Living Facility License is different from a comprehensive home care license…

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Register today for a live Q&A event to hear the latest on the COVID-19 vaccine and ask your questions directly of our guests, Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner, Jan Malcolm and Director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Kris Ehresmann.

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has updated their Assisted Living Licensure webpage. Information has been updated to provide further clarity on how to attend the Assisted Living Licensure hearing and methods an attendee can testify. In addition, MDH has posted its hearing exhibits pertaining to the Assisted Living Licensure Hearing which will begin on Tuesday,…

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The Minnesota Department of Health has published a bulletin to inform consumers and providers of the statutory changes resulting from December’s legislative special session impacting current housing with services registrants and home care license holders regarding future transition to assisted living consumer notice requirements. For the complete information bulletin, see Consumer Notification Requirements for Assisted Living Licensure…

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From the Minnesota Department of Health Assisted Living Licensure Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Improvement Task Force Date: January 4, 2021 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm CST Topic: Discuss and finalize charter. In addition, the task force will establish meeting routine and discuss initial ideas for identifying best practices recommendations. Meeting number (access code): 146 649 5510…

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