Issue: February 25, 2021

Published on February 25, 2021

Articles in this issue:

Long Term Care Update from AHCA/NCAL – 2.24.21

Author: Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi* Published in Clinical & Quality

Attached is AHCA/NCAL’s publication, Capitol Connection, for Wednesday, February 24, 2021.


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16

NYSHFA/NYSCAL Website Career Center

Author: Joanne O'Connor

Is your organization seeking high-quality, professional individuals to be a part of your team? Expand your exposure through the NYSHFA/NYSCAL website Career Center.

The Career Center pages offer job and resume postings as well as search functions.  Skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, employment agencies, and management recruiting firms may post job openings on the NYSHFA/NYSCAL Job Board. These ads will run for a period of 60 days.  

The Job Board is a free resource for NYSHFA/NYSCAL members.  Resumes may be posted by any individual at no charge. Non-members may post a job for a fee of $125.00 per job posting. All fees must be paid in advance. 

To view the Career Center Pages, go to and click Careers on the main menu. 

NYSHFA/NYSCAL reserves the right to edit for style and clarity and reject any postings containing objectionable materials.  If you have any questions or need assistance with submitting a job posting, please contact Joanne O’Connor at

Starting Next Week! 18th Annual Social Service & Activities Conference, A Virtual Event

Author: * Published in Education

Registration is open for the 18th Annual Social Service & Activities Conference... A Virtual Event. Now Approved for LNHA & ALAs for 8 CEUs!


Don't miss out on this great educational opportunity. Our 4 week conference will begin Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  This year we are pleased to welcome back Dr. Francis Battisti and Ms. Kate Hanley. Hot topics include: The Why of Work; Dementia Care; Resiliency and the Power of Connections.

Register prior to March 1st to be entered in a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card!

Click here for more details and registration options. 

Save the Date! 72nd Annual Conference...A Virtual Event

Author: * Published in Education

Upcoming Webinar Opportunities

Author: * Published in Education

Join NYSHFA | NYSCAL for one or more of our upcoming webinar opportunities. 

Personal Resilience During the Time of the Pandemic: Strategies for Your Employee
March 26, 2021
Presented by Dr. Robert Figlerski

Food Safety Considerations in the Long-Term Care Setting 
April 6, 2021
Presented by Kelly Hellberg, MS, RD, CDN, Consultant, CMS Compliance Group, Inc.

Abuse Prevention: Two Part Series
Part I: April 16, 2021
Part I: April 23, 2021
Presented by Ms. Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist

Click here for full program details and registration options. 

Save the Date! 40th Annual Health Care Open Golf Tournament


Save the Date!