National Silver Quality Award Application Workshop

National Silver Quality Award Application Workshop
Care Providers of Minnesota presents a full-day SILVER Quality Award workshop to help you better understand the Silver Award application criteria, scoring, and strategies for a successful 2018 application submission. Workshop registration includes three follow-up virtual events. Workshop participants are eligible for a discounted consulting rate with Paul Grizzell, if additional coaching is desired.


In 2017, 100% of attendees who attended Care Providers of Minnesota’s workshop and submitted a Silver Quality Award application were awarded the Silver Quality Award!

This workshop is about more than an award; besides gaining a better understanding of what examiners are looking for and how to use the Award criteria as an improvement tool, you will learn how to use the award process to focus, align, and accelerate your performance excellence efforts—becoming a high-performing organization. For more information, read The Seven “Added Values” of the AHCA Quality Award Process

Who should attend?
Skilled nursing facility/nursing facility, assisted living, and campus setting members. The workshop is designed for key leaders to better understand how to accelerate their progress from the Bronze level to the Silver level of recognition. Suggested participants are Administrators or Executive Directors and Directors of Nursing or Directors of Home Care, along with other leadership team members—including owners. A team approach is the most effective method to develop your application in a manner that makes it your “management document,” and not just an award application.

While not focused on Gold Quality Award applications, those interested in submitting Gold Quality Award applications are welcome to attend.

Facilitator
Paul GrizzellCare Providers of Minnesota is delighted to once again partner with Paul Grizzell, President and Baldrige Coach of Core Values Partners, to present the Silver Award workshop (Paul was the facilitator at our very successful Bronze workshops in 2016 and 2017, and our equally successful Silver workshop in 2016)

Paul’s organization provides consulting services to organizations that are using the Baldrige Criteria–helping write applications and, in the process, helping organizations identify strengths and address opportunities for improvement. His mission statement is “…helping organizations focus, align, and accelerate their performance excellence efforts through effective use of the Baldrige Criteria.” (Click here for more information about quality award coaching.)

Learn more about Paul in the event brochure

In addition to the expertise of Paul Grizzell, the workshop will be joined by some of Minnesota’s Silver and Gold Award Examiners.

Who can apply for the award?
Please review the eligibility requirements on pages 2–3 of the 2018 Silver Criteria and Application document in the Silver Application Packet to ensure you are eligible to apply. 

Workshop Objectives
  • Gain an understanding of the value of moving from Bronze recognition to Silver recognition
  • Go “behind the scenes” of the assessment process to understand “What are Examiners looking for?” and why is that important to me—beyond an award application
  • Understand the details of the Baldrige Process and Results Categories
  • Begin to identify your facility’s strengths and opportunities for improvement as you practice writing responses with the assistance of experienced Examiners

Lodging
Care Providers of Minnesota has a room block at the Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport South [website | map] for $99 per room, per night. Please reserve your accommodations early and mention Care Providers of Minnesota/Silver Award Workshop to receive this rate. Call Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport South at 952-884-8211. Note: Cut-off date for this block is September 19, 2017. The hotel will shuttle guests to and from the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center.

More information
For workshop agenda, virtual follow-up dates, prework to complete, cancellation/no show policy, and more, view the event brochure.

Details
DATE: October 4, 2017
WHERE: PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION!
Metro Office Park, Room 110
3001 Metro Drive, Bloomington  [map]
TIME: 9:00 AM–4:15 PM (check-in 8:30 AM)
COST: $325 per Care Providers of Minnesota member participant
$175 per second and third member participant
In order to be eligible for the reduced registration fees, all attendees must be from the same skilled nursing facility/nursing facility/assisted living/home care/housing with services provider. 
(Fee includes workshop materials, discount consulting fee with Core Values Partners, CEUs, continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments)
CEUs: Care Providers of Minnesota will apply for 6 clock hours and 7.2 contact hours
CODE: MN18-91726
Register
There are three ways to register:
  1. Online on this page
    Login required to register. Don't have login information? Request a login or contact Cicci (952-851-2498).
  2. Mail or fax paper form
  3. Call Cara Tuenge at 952-851-2494 or 800-462-0024


When
10/4/2017 - 10/4/2017
Where
Metro Office Park, Room 110 3001 Metro Drive Bloomington 55425
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