Senior Resource Fair for Social Workers and Case Managers – EJGH

Senior Resource Fair for Social Workers and Case Managers – EJGH
Senior Resource Fair for Social Workers and Case Managers East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH)Conference Rooms I, II & III5:00 – 7:00 PM1.5 CEUs for Social Workers – NASW ApprovedBreakout Session by Jeff DeMarsDreyfous Rooms I & II6:45 – 7:45 PM1 CEU credit for Social Workers and Nurses(SOCIAL WORKERS AND CASE MANAGERS: YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR THIS PART, SIMPLY STAY UNTIL IT STARTS) Earn while you learn! This event gives those who serve the elderly population an opportunity to teach local area social workers one-to-one about their services, and social workers earn CEUs while learning how to better serve their patients. DOOR PRIZES ~ CATERING ~ CEUs ~ NETWORKING A variety of vendors will be there to share information about their products and services for the elderly. Case Managers are encouraged to attend and visit all the booths and will be eligible for the door prizes, but will not receive continuing education credit. There may be representatives from the following types of companies: Home Health Agencies ~ Homemaker & Companion Agencies ~ Hospices Adult Day Health Care Programs ~ Senior Centers ~ Senior OrganizationsSenior Housing Facilities ~ Area Agencies on Aging ~ Senior Health ClinicsWellness & Fitness Programs ~ Rehabilitation Services ~ Elder Law AttorneysMental Health & Counseling Providers ~ Reverse Mortgage Specialists  INFORMATION FOR VENDORS Attendees are interested in learning what's new in services and products available to their elderly patients. This is your chance to build relationships with established clients, as well as meet with potential new clients and referral sources as you share your expertise and educational materials with them.  Space is limited. No walk-ins on the day of the event. The vendor fee includes catering. However, you are welcome to have treats at your booth. Set-up begins promptly at 4:30pm, not a minute before! Check-in at the registration table for your table assignment. No free-standing or table-top displays. They only get in the way of you speaking to the social workers. Bring collaterals and educational materials to hand out. Tables and chairs will be provided, but you will need to bring your own tablecloth. How it works: Social workers and case managers must visit every vendor in order to receive their CEUs. When they come to your table, introduce yourself and your company to them. Take your time, there is no rush. After you have shared your information, write your initials next to your company name on their sign-off sheet.  Door Prizes: These are non-promotional gifts worth or more for the attendees to receive after they have visited every vendor booth. Examples would be a gift basket of wine and/or other goodies, a gift card worth or more to a restaurant or store, etc. NOTE: You may put your business card or sticker on the door prize you bring, but a basket full of your company's promotional materials will NOT be accepted as a door prize. TALK IT UP! We promote these events to the best of our ability, but we know you know many more who should attend and participate. Please spread the word! BREAKOUT SESSION “Young, and Living in a Nursing Home, Horace’s Story” Jeff DeMars BSW, LNFA, LNHA, ADC-EDU, ACC-BC  PROGRAM OUTLINE Not Just for the Elderly   History of Younger Patients Living in a Nursing Home  Diagnosis & Conditions of Younger Patients Living In Nursing Homes Meeting Level of Care Criteria for a Nursing Home  More on Common Diagnosis & Conditions of Younger Nursing Home Residents  Activities of a Daily Living Tracking Financial Considerations for Younger Residents Living in a Nursing Home  Limited Financial Resources & Assets Debilitating Diseases & Conditions  Medicaid Pending Length of Time Cost of Medical Care Meeting the Social, Environmental, and Health Related Needs of Younger Nursing Home Residents Designing Professional Interventions for Younger Nursing Home Residents  Implementing Specialized Social & Recreational Activities for Younger Nursing Home Residents Designing a Specific Person Centered Care Approach Designing an Environment that meets the Needs of the Younger Nursing Home Residents  Addressing Health Related Needs with Tailored Interventions    Achievement of Learning Outcome After successful completion of this individual learning activity, the learner will be able to acquire and improve in additional knowledge and skills to provide professional interventions necessary to meet the social, environmental, and health related needs of younger residents that live in a Nursing Home. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, and by the National Association of Social Workers, LA Chapter.   —————————————————– FAQs Where on the property is the Senior Resource Fair located? The Senior Resource Fair will be held in Conference Rooms I, II, and III on the first floor. What are my parking options getting to the event? Parking is FREE in the Hudson Parking Garage located on the northwest corner of the hospital. When you drive in from W. Esplanade, you'll drive toward the traffic circle, and take a right into the Hudson Garage. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can contact Serra Wobbema at or TEXT her at 720-988-8856. (Serra is a also a full time massage therapist, and therefore very difficult to reach during business hours via telephone. Please text her or email her with any questions you may have about the event, and she will respond when her hands are free.) If you need a quicker response, call Toddy Wobbema at 504-236-1230, or email  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes! This allows us to check you in properly. The printed ticket is also your receipt/invoice of purchase.

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4200 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, United States

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