Information for Nursing Home Professionals


Use of 911 Services
The Tacoma Fire Department, WHCA and LeadingAge are co-sponsoring a webinar designed to bring providers and 911 personnel up-to-date with the City of Tacoma ordinance regarding non-emergent lift assistance.  In addition to an update about the law, participants will be provided with resources and training materials for use with facility staff.
Monday, March 4, 2019
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Click here to register

Opioid Abuse Awareness
Opioids are a class of drugs commonly used to reduce pain.  75% of opioid misuse starts with people using medication that wasn’t prescribed for them.  Simple steps, like safe storage and disposal can prevent these powerful medications be diverted or misused.   Visit Washington state’s Starts with One website for resources on combating the opioid crisis.

A new video is now available providing an overview on Nursing Home Enforcement .  Watch here

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