Region 1 Nursing Home providers are invited to attend the annual DADS Provider Meeting for Nursing Home facilities presented by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services, Regulatory Services Division, Region 1 staff. The provider meeting is an opportunity once a year to meet with regulatory staff in your region, to get information on timely topics, and ask questions.

The following topics will be presented:

      ·   Regulatory Updates  

     ·   MI-related PASRR Information
presented by Valerie Drueger, Legacy DSHS

     ·   Understanding the Nursing Facility Survey Process*
presented by Kathy Driskill, DADS Educational Services Specialist
                       *Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be provided for this training

·   Question/Answer Session
September 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Check-in for attendees begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Texas Department of Transportation building
5715 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, TX 79110

Seating is available for up to 100; registration is on a first-come/first-served basis. We have also given you the opportunity during registration to provide us with questions which will be answered during the presentations.  Please submit your questions by the deadline for on-line registration, September 13, 2017 to allow adequate time for review.

Up to three (3) providers from each facility may attend. As always, corporate and administrative staff are welcomed, but we also encourage providers to send one direct care staff member as well.

For any questions concerning the meeting, please contact Facility Liaison, Patricia Frerich, at (806) 356-3112 or

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