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  • 01 May 2018 10:43 AM | Teresa Keating (Administrator)

    Independent owner in Southeast Kansas has a Skilled Nursing Home for Sale and an RCF for sale. Would sell together. Land attached to grow and create home plus, independent living, lots of space to grow with in our elderly communities in Bourbon County and Linn Co Area. If the homes were purchased separately, would need two buyers. Our Fort Scott home has a capacity of 45 beds, could be increased to 50 bed facility. The RCF is currently full and usually has a waiting list. We are well known in our community for providing professional care. If you are interested please send email to jewurtz@hotmail.com or call me at 913-285-0151.



  • 15 Feb 2018 9:19 AM | April Holman (Administrator)

    AuBurn Pharmacy has opened a closed-door, long term care (LTC)  pharmacy in Wichita, Kansas, to respond to the growing need of LTC pharmacy services in the greater Wichita area. AuBurn Pharmacy has been in business for over 26 years and has close to 30 locations throughout Kansas and Missouri; this is their first location in Wichita.

  • 10 Jan 2018 12:57 PM | Teresa Keating (Administrator)

    South Central Kansas

    2018 Health & Medical Symposium

    For all Emergency Support Function #8 (ESF-8) Agencies

    February 28th, 2018

    REGISTRATION INVITATION


    Event: 2018 South Central Kansas Health and Medical Symposium

    Date: February 28th, 2018

    On Site Sign-In: 7:45-8:15

    Doors Open at 7:45

    Event Time: 8:30am-5:00pm

    Location: WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex

    5015 E 29th St N

    Wichita, KS 67220

    Cost: None

    Lunch: Box lunch provided


    Symposium Summary:  The Health and Medical Symposium provides a chance for South Central Kansas Emergency Support Function 8(ESF8) partners to learn how other ESF 8 disciplines plan to respond during a large disaster/incident.  Symposium Objectives:

    •        Exchange lessons learned and best practices
    •        Understand how the different ESF-8 disciplines integrate into a disaster response
    •        Gain an understanding of available ESF-8 resources
    •        Share and understand roles and responsibilities of partner agencies
    •        Obtain knowledge about proper resource request processes
    •        Understand disaster related safety and health issues

    The main goal of the symposium is to expand regional collaboration.

    Keynote Presenter: Dave Hoffenberg the Vice President of Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas Nevada.

    Sunrise Medical Center was the Level 2 Trauma Center receiving patients from the Active Shooter Event in 2017.

    Registration is OPEN to All ESF-8 Partners Including:


    •        Animal Response      
    •        Behavioral Health
    •        Emergency Management
    •        Emergency Medical Services
    •        Environmental Health
    •        Fatality Management
    •        Health Care Coalition Members
    •        Hospitals
    •        Long Term Care Organizations
    •        Preparedness Coordinators
    •        Public Health
    •        Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster




  • 17 Oct 2017 11:50 AM | April Holman (Administrator)

    The Office of the State Fire Marshal will be putting on a series of Webinars to teach the Emergency Preparedness Ruling that has come out. This training session will last approximately 1.5 hours. The training will all be done via webinar and questions can be submitted in a chat option that will be monitored throughout the webinar. There is a maximum of 50 people logging on per webinar session which is why we are conducting multiple sessions.


    Please sign up for one the dates listed by sending an email to Joel Beckner at the OSFM - joel.c.beckner@ks.gov so he can make sure everybody can get into a webinar session successfully.


     Webinar Dates

     

    October 30 @ 10:00 am

    October 31 @ 2:00 pm

    November 1 @ 10:00 am

    November 2 @ 2:00 pm

    November 3 @ 10:00 am

     

    If you have questions, please contact Joel Beckner at 785-296-0659 or joel.c.beckner@ks.gov
  • 11 Jul 2017 1:59 PM | April Holman (Administrator)

    GERTI to offer 6.0 CEUs at free (KDADS sponsored) Culture Change Training in Garden City on August 1, 2017.  For more information, click here:  ODTCC 2017 Garden City.pdf

  • 11 Jul 2017 8:30 AM | April Holman (Administrator)

    The Office of the Kansas State Fire Marshal has announced a public hearing on proposed new regulations.  For more information click on the following link:  Notice of Hearing OSFM.doc

  • 06 Jul 2017 11:14 AM | April Holman (Administrator)

    GERTI to offer 6.0 CEUs at free (KDADS sponsored) Culture Change Training in Buhler


    August 2, 2017

    9:00am – 4:00pm

    Includes 6 CEUs

    Sunshine Meadows Retirement Community

    The Learning Center, 400 S Buhler Road, Buhler, KS

     

    Click here to view the event brochure:  ODTCC 2017 Buhler.pdf

     


  • 04 Apr 2017 9:07 AM | April Holman (Administrator)

    This is a reminder to join KDADS on the first and third Wednesday of the month for the biweekly Final Settings Rule Stakeholder Call. This is an opportunity to stay updated on the State’s planning for Final Settings Rule implementation.  Call in line: (866) 620-7326  Code: 582 673 67 91

     

    Here’s what you can expect during upcoming calls at Noon and at 5:30 PM:

    • Wednesday, April 5 – What Does the Final Settings Rule say about Employment?
    • Wednesday, April 19 – What does “Rebalancing” look like in terms of Final Settings Rule Compliance?
    • Wednesday, May 3 – Final Settings Rule 101: A Refresher
    • Wednesday, May 17 – Statewide Transition Plan Update

     

    General information about future calls:

    • Calls are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 12:00 & 5:30 pm
    • During each call KDADS staff will share updates about what they’re working on for the Final Settings Rule and the feedback they’ve gotten from CMS.
    • There will be time for questions from stakeholders during the call.
    • Calls will be facilitated by Wichita State University’s Community Engagement Institute.
    • During each one-hour call:
    • The WSU facilitator will introduce the topic of the day.
    • Participants will be asked to keep their phones on mute (*6 on your key pad or use your mute key) until the Q&A Time. This will reduce background noise.)
    • KDADS Staff will provide any updates they have.
    • After KDADS updates, the line will be opened for questions related to the updates or the Final Settings Rule in general.

     

     

     

    Home and Community Based Services

    KS Dept for Aging and Disability Services

    503 S. Kansas Ave

    Topeka, Kansas 66603

     

    Ph: 785-296-4986

    Fax: 785-296-0256

    Email: hcbs-ks@kdads.ks.gov

  • 28 Mar 2017 1:47 PM | April Holman (Administrator)

    The University of Kansas Gerontology Program Presents The Vintage Park Lecture Series!


    The public is invited on April 7th at 1:30pm for an open house event in beautiful Tonganoxie, Kansas to learn more about intergenerational learning, where children, adults and seniors can grow, learn, and foster friendship together. RSVP by phone at 913-845-2204 or just come by 120 W 8th Street, Tonganoxie, KS 66086


    For more information about the Lecture Series click on the following link:  University of Kansas Gerontology Program Lecture Series (1).docx

  • 14 Mar 2017 3:55 PM | April Holman (Administrator)

    The Kansas Adult Care Executives Association is seeking an administrative specialist to work 20 hours per week.  Successful candidates will have experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, knowledge of computer hardware and audio visual equipment, ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally, ability to operate standard office equipment, and license to drive.  If you know a qualified candidate, please have them send their resume to KACE, 1505 SW Fairlawn, Suite B, Topeka, KS 66604 or email it to executivedirector@kaceks.org.  For a full description click on the following link:  KACE Administrative Specialist Job Description.pdf

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