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Celebrating Accomplishments

On September 3, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Knowing staff as individuals means knowing about their major personal accomplishments. Is a staff member running a marathon? Graduating from nursing school? Welcoming a new baby (remember new moms and dads)? Congratulate them!  

Establishing a Peer Mentor Program

On August 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Mentor programs offer an important opportunity for staff to develop positive relationships, interact with friends at work, receive the peer support needed to succeed in a job, and increase meaning and purpose in their day. Beyond that, mentor programs have been proven to positively impact team member retention and satisfaction in all departments.  

U.S. Representative Collin Peterson Introduces Bipartisan Workforce Quality Act

On February 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

A bipartisan bill to modify the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training lock-out that is currently mandated in law was introduced this week by U.S. Representative Collin Peterson (D-MN) and U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI). The bill eliminates the statute’s rigid provisions and grants CMS greater flexibility in reinstating providers’ valuable CNA training programs.  

Save the Dates: MDH Hosts Basic Training for New MDS Nurses

On January 22, 2019 by Julie Apold

The Licensing and Certification Program at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released the 2019 training schedule dates for their free, one-day Basic Training for New MDS Nurses class.  

Need TMA, Home Health Aide or Feeding Assistants?

On October 23, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Help us break down training barriers! After launching LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation’s OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training with great success, the OnTrack team is now vetting the needs of members to determine if the online, on-demand training platform should be expanded to include other key positions.  

Register Today! HCBS Scholarship Application Webinar

On September 18, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Department of Health is providing a free webinar to LeadingAge Minnesota members on the Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship program grant application process. Register today!

Minnesota State Mankato and Ecumen Team Up to Enhance Nursing Care for Minnesota Seniors

On August 7, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Minnesota State University, Mankato and Ecumen are teaming up to help address the state’s acute shortage of nurses working in long-term geriatric care.   

Retain Your Staff with the Onboarding Toolkit

On July 31, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

The FREE Onboarding Toolkit provides tools to turn your standard new employee orientation into an engaging onboarding experience! Watch this introductory 7-minute video to learn about the new resource. 

88 RN Trainers in Minnesota

On June 4, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training has been available for nearly six months and has enrolled 50 sites to date! Find out what everyone is raving about – call 651.425.1110 to schedule your OnTrack demo today. 

Schedule an OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training Demo Today

On May 22, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Have you scheduled your demo of OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training yet? Call the OnTrack team today at 651.425.1110. 

OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training Online Demo Today

On April 10, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Are you ready to experience what everyone is raving about? Login at 11am TODAY to see a live demo of the new OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training! Sign up for the demo webinar here!

MDH Updates Qualifications for Food and Nutrition Services Director

On April 4, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has reversed guidance it previously issued relating to care center Directors of Food and Nutrition Services. 

Alzheimer’s Association Releases New Guidance for Dementia Care

On January 23, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The Alzheimer’s Association last week released new recommendations designed to shape dementia care practices in care centers, assisted living, and home and community-based services. 

OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training Available Now!

On January 10, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Sign up today! LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation’s OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training program is now available. Contact the OnTrack team at 651.425.1110. 

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