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State of Minnesota Offers HealthCare Interactive CARES Training to Nursing Homes State-Wide

Innovative Grant Program Fully Funds Training Package

MINNEAPOLIS, February 8, 2021 — The State of Minnesota seeks grant applications from qualified nursing homes interested in training, certifying, and credentialing staff members in quality dementia-care online training. HealthCare Interactive, located in St. Louis Park, MN, has been selected to provide its CARES® online training programs for this initiative. This grant program is funded through the state’s Civil Monetary Penalties (CMP) program and has a value to facilities of $6,543.

This training package includes CARES Dementia Basics and CARES Dementia-Related Behavior training for all facility staff during a one-year period, the CARES Dementia Specialist (C.D.S.) credentialing program for up to 5 staff members per facility for go through the entire 40-hour CARES curriculum, and optional monthly webinars for administrators and educators to provide strategies to improve care for residents, facility-wide.

To view information about this grant, complete an application form, view an informational webinar, or ask any technical assistance questions, visit www.tinyurl.com/MNCMP. Small, rural, and independent nursing homes are encouraged to apply.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 8/1/21. All applications must be emailed and received by midnight on this date to be considered.

MEDIA CONTACT
Michael Jones
Jones Communications
[email protected]
(602) 284-2831

COMPANY CONTACT
John V. Hobday
CEO and Founder
HealthCare Interactive, Inc.
[email protected]
(952) 928-7722

STATE OF MINNESOTA CONTACT
Munna Yasiri
Minnesota Department of Human Services
[email protected]

 

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