Volume XXX, Number 9
 September 2015

Don’t Miss the 2015 Texas Culture Change Coalition Conference

Powerful Tools for Change Agents Empowering High-Performing Teams Through Person Directed Care
September 15, 2015
8am to 4pm
(registration at 7:30am)

Juliette Fowler Communities in Dallas


The conference is designed to promote preferences of individuals living in long term care settings and to achieve healthy and happy outcomes for both those who live and work there.

Keynote Speakers
Tam Cummings, PhD Gerontologist “Dementia and the Dementia Behavior Algorithm”

Nancy Fox NFA “Leadership in a Care Community: Elevating the Art”

Leadership Tracks
Michelle Dionne-Vahalik, MSN, RN “DADS Quality Monitoring Program and Initiatives to improve the quality of care and quality of life inside Texas Nursing Homes”

Michelle Daniel, MHA “Leading While Speaking”

Care Partner Tracks
Natalie Davis, MS, ACC “Leading the journey from activities to life enrichment”

Leah Tunnel “Laughter Yoga! If you think it’s funny it is…”

Leadership & Care Partner Tracks Combined
Danny Mack “7 Dumb Mistakes That Smart People Make”

President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

If you have any questions about the THCA C to C Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact me at gbwilliams@txhca.org or call (512) 458-1257.


State News

  • Don’t Miss the 2015 Texas Culture Change Coalition Conference


National News


Announcements & Recognitions

THCA’s 65th Annual
Convention and Trade Show

THCA 65-01


Official Convention Sponsor


AHCA/NCAL 66th Annual
Convention & Expo
October 4-7, 2015
San Antonio, Texas

Our Great State of Texas is the host state for the AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention & Expo, October 4-7, 2015! Experience the National Conference right here in our home state!

Pre-Registration Rate available until September 9, 2015

Onsite Registration Rate available September 10, 2015 -October 7, 2015

Hotel Reservation Deadline – September 9, 2015

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Register now and take advantage of the Pre-Registration Rate Savings.





Official THCAPAC @ Convention Sponsor

?’s About THCAPAC…Here’s How To Contact Us
Ron Payne, THCAPAC Co-Chair
Mark McKenzie, THCAPAC Co-Chair
Gina Muniz, THCAPAC Liaison


Region News





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