St. Louis – Exploring the Fundamental Building Blocks Used to Create Successful Care Teams

Date(s) - 06/07/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, Mother of Perpetual Help Bldg, Lally Room



Target Audience: Nursing Home Administrators, RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Social Workers, Activity Directors, Occupational and Physical Therapist, Dietary

CE Approved: Nursing Home Administrators (5 administrative hours)
Program: Registration 8:30 a.m., Program 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lunch 12 – 1 p.m.

Purpose: In work done in the National Learning Collaborative, using the MDS as the search engine for person-centered care sponsored by the Pioneer Network and developed by culture change experts Barbara Frank and Cathie Brady, four relational coordination practices were identified as keys to growing your care team; supporting resident choice, and implementing person-centered practices. Whether you are working to meet the new conditions of participation or merely looking for tools to help grow your care team, these practices are the foundation that will help you reach your goals.|

1. Identify the four relational coordination practices.
2. Demonstrate how to use the relational coordination practices in the implementation of person-centered practices.
3. Demonstrate how to use the relational coordination practices to strengthen your QAPI or other performance improvement efforts.

Speaker: Joan Devine, Director of Education, Pioneer Network and Owner/Operator, JPDevine Consulting, St. Louis, Missouri. Joan is a Registered Nurse and former activity professional that has over 30 years of experience in health care. Joan has served in leadership positions in both long-term and acute care. Joan is an advocate for the long-term care culture change movement and a certified Eden Educator and Mentor. She actively participates in culture change activities, preparing and equipping administrator’s and other senior care leaders to implement person directed practices and transform the culture of their homes. She serves on the board of MC5 (Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care, Continuum, Change), and is the author of the book, “Word of the Week: Creating a Culture Change Dictionary.” She holds a BA in Music Education/Music Therapy, BS in Nursing, and a Masters in Management.


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