Monday, January 9, 2017


CMS Unveils Consumer Websites for Comparing Rehab Facilities, LTC Hospitals

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has unveiled two new websites for consumers that include information about the quality of inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals.
Under federal law, these health care organizations are required to report quality data to CMS on various quality measures and health outcomes, such as regarding pressure ulcers or readmissions.
CMS says the websites will be optimized for mobile use. The sites are available online at and

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Free Ceu's

NCCAP is once again offering FREE chat ce's for National Activity Professionals January 23, 2017 as follows;
Sherri Barzak, ACC - 9am-12noon EST–Planning a Strong Activity Program on a Dementia/Memory Care Unit
Jane Anderson, ACC - 12-3pm-EST -Gratitude and Attitude in the Activity Profession
Bryan Rife, ADC - 7-10pm-EST - Facilitating the Use of Technology in the Activity Profession
Each topic will be offered three times during the allotted time frame. You will get 1 CE for attending each topic and completing the form located on the NCCAP website. Attend all three sessions and get 3 FREE CE's after submitting the required form located on the nccap website.
To access the chat on Jan 23rd, 2017, you will need to go here:

**NCCAP is not responsible for any technical difficulties you may experience with the chat server. Please do not contact the NCCAP office if you experience technical issues during the chat**