2018 Issues

Date Key Topics
Mar. 5, 2018 The Advocate - March 2018
Feb. 5, 2018 The Advocate - February 2018
Jan. 5, 2018 The Advocate - January 2018

2017 Issues

Date Key Topics
Dec. 4, 2017 The Advocate - December 2017
Nov. 7, 2017 Non-Involuntary Discharge Requirements; Opioid Crisis in Iowa's Long-Term Care Facilities; Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month; Prevent Identity Theft
Oct. 23, 2017 Residents' Rights Month: Week 4
Oct. 16, 2017 Residents' Rights Month: Week 3
Oct. 9, 2017 Residents' Rights Month: Week 2
Oct. 2, 2017 Residents' Rights Month: Week 1
Sep. 11, 2017 OSLTCO in the media; Farewell and best wishes
Aug. 7, 2017 OSLTCO transitions to new leadership; New quarterly Consumer Voice publication; CMS issues new tool for revised nursing home regulations
Jul. 6, 2017 New Telligen QIN project to improve medication safety among nursing home residents; New state law updates definition of dependent adult abuse
Jun. 5, 2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day; Federal Nursing Home Regulations; Changes to Delivery of Dental Services Under Medicaid
May. 1, 2017 Area Agencies on Aging; Issue Briefs on Visitation Rights and Rehabilitation Services
Apr. 3, 2017 MCOP Celebrates 1st Anniversary; Governor Signs Bill to protect Dependent Adults; Requirements for Notifying the OSLTCO of Discharges; Brochures Available to Nursing Facilities
Mar. 6, 2017 Issue Briefs on Revised Nursing Facility Regulations; New Emergency Preparedness Regulations; Requirements for Notifying OSLTCO About Discharges
Feb. 6, 2017 2016 Annual Report; Notifying OSLTCO of Discharges; Side-by-Side Comparison of Nursing Home Regulations
Jan. 2, 2017 How to Recognize and Prevent Bullying in LTCs

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