NCAL has announced today the next phase of the Quality Initiative for Assisted Living and renewed the four goals for three more years. The Quality Initiative for Assisted Living aims to enhance communities’ organizational success and resident outcomes. The four main goals are:
Staff Stability: Keep nursing and direct care staff (RNs, LVN/LPNs, aides) turnover below 40% through March 2018.
Customer Satisfaction: At least 90% of customers (residents and/or family members) are satisfied with their experience through March 2018.
Hospital Readmissions: Safely reduce hospital readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharges by 15% by March 2018.
Antipsychotics: Safely reduce the off-label use of antipsychotic medications by 15% by March 2018.
If you are interested in learning more about the updates to the Quality Initiatives, join NCAL on May 19th for a free webinar for further detail.
In light of this recent announcement, GCAL will also now have access to LTC Trend Tracker. It has been the quality and performance solution for skilled nursing care centers looking to track their data and benchmark themselves to their peers and is now available for all GCAL members. To gain access to this revolutionary tool and to begin your quality journey, please register HERE. If you have any questions or concerns, contact help@LTCTrendTracker.com. GCAL is very much looking forward to the future and continuing to […]