Skilled Nursing and Specialty Care, Short Term Rehabilitative Care, Respite, and Memory Care
It's what we do...
The terms above describe some of the services our member facilities offer but there is so much more. The Genesee Health Facilities Association represents the residents and health care professionals of 31 facilities in western New York. Our facilities provide step down care, specialized care, rehabilitation, therapeutic recovery, long term care, respite, and vacation services for spouses, families, and caregivers.
Employment Screening Continues to be a Top Priority
The Office of Inspector General (OIG - Federal) and Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG - NYS) continue to emphasize the importance of employee screening, not only for new hires but existing personnel as well. See the June 2014 OIG report (Page 19 - .pdf pg. 39) and the 2014/2015 OMIG Work Plan (Page 21 - .pdf pg. 24). Health Care Support Advisors can assist facilities stay in compliance.
The Health Care Foundation of the Finger Lakes Sponsor Training for Nurses
September 2014 - The Health Care Foundation of the Finger Lakes (HCFFL) has announced that they are partnering with skilled nursing facilities and the Academy for Leadership in Long Term Care to send facility nurses through the training offered at the Academy. Beginning with the RN/LPN Clinical Skills Update Training starting on September 16, 2014 and the LPN Professional Development Training beginning on September 17, 2014, HCFFL will assist facilities to send nurses to the training by reimbursing them 75% of the cost of the training.