2020 National Bronze Quality Award Application Workshop

2020 National Bronze Quality Award Application Workshop
If your organization has thought about participating in the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) National Quality Award Program, this is your opportunity to complete your Bronze application from beginning to end in one day.

Did you know that 94% of organizations that participated in Care Providers of Minnesota’s previous workshop—and submitted an application—received a Bronze Quality Award? Now is the time for you to be part of this amazing statistic!

The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long-term and post-acute care services to journey towards performance excellence. The program is based on the Core Values and Criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

The Bronze Award—Commitment to Quality—is the first level in your performance excellence journey. The goal of this award is to provide applicants with the tools and resources they need to achieve performance improvement.

In this participatory workshop, you will complete a Bronze Award application and learn how to use the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program to support future Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) requirements (skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities) and current Quality Management requirements (home care and future licensed assisted living facilities).
Who should attend?
Skilled nursing facility/nursing facility, assisted living, and campus setting members. It is suggested (but not required) that two or more attendees from each organization attend the workshop. Ideal attendees:
  • Administrator/manager/executive director
  • Director of nursing/home health services
  • Admissions coordinator/leasing or sales representative

Paul Grizzell Care Providers of Minnesota is delighted to once again partner with Paul Grizzell, President of Core Values Partners and Baldrige Coach, to present the Bronze Award workshop (Paul was the facilitator at our very successful Bronze Award workshops in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019—and our equally successful Silver Award workshops in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019).

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. Core Values Partners’ mission statement is “…helping organizations focus, align, and accelerate their performance excellence efforts through effective use of the Baldrige Criteria.”
Watch Paul's video hereWatch Paul's short video, where he explains some of the benefits of registering for the workshop and applying for a Bronze Award.

Learn more about Paul in the event brochure.

Participants will also benefit from qualified AHCA/NCAL Quality Award examiners who will assist with Bronze applications.

Workshop objectives
  • Become knowledgeable about the AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award process
  • Understand the technical requirements and policies of the Bronze Quality Award process and what examiners are looking for in applications
  • Write the draft of your organization’s Bronze Quality Award application

Who can apply for the award?
Please review the eligibility requirements in the event brochure to ensure you are eligible to apply.

Care Providers of Minnesota has a room block at the Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington Hotel (FKA Crowne Plaza Bloomington), 5500 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN 55437, (southwest corner of 494 and Highway 100) for $126 per room, per night. Please reserve your accommodations early and mention Care Providers of Minnesota to receive this rate. Call Marriot Reservations, at 952-831-8000 or toll-free 1-800-468-3571. Note: Cut-off date for this block is December 27, 2019. The hotel will shuttle guests to and from Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center. BOOK YOUR ROOM HERE!

More information
For more information about the workshop, including pre-work to complete, what to bring, cancellation policy, accommodations, and more, view the event brochure.

Care Providers of Minnesota Service Corporation

Thank you to Care Providers of Minnesota Service Corporation for contributing funds to the program

DATE: Thursday, January 9, 2020
WHERE: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington, MN 55437 [map]
TIME: 8:30 AM–4:30 PM (8:00 AM check-in)
CEUs: Care Providers of Minnesota will apply for 6.75 clock hours/contact hours
CODE: MN20-92022
COST: $155 per member participant, $115 for each additional member participant from same organization. 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. Registration fees include course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.
For information on parking, accommodations/dietary restrictions, agenda, and more, view the event brochure.
Single registration
You will receive an immediate confirmation upon successful registration. To ensure your reduced fee for multiple registrations, please call Loni Lagro at 952-851-2494 or 800-462-0024. There are three ways to register:
  1. Online on this page—You must sign in to register on this page.
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    After clicking the Register button below, you must proceed to your cart and check out to complete your registration. After checking out, you will immediately receive an Order Confirmation email.
  2. Mail or fax paper form
  3. Call Loni Lagro at 952-851-2494 or 800-462-0024 if registering MULTIPLE attendees

Please contact Loni Lagro via email or phone: 952-851-2494 or 800-462-0024.

1/9/2020 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center 11411 Masonic Home Drive Bloomington 55437

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