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The Assisted Living Forum was held yesterday at Madison College with a full room of attendees. Alfred Johnson, Director of the Bureau of Assisted Living started the meeting off with announcements of staffing changes at the Bureau. Shannon Lane has joined the Southern Regional Office, Kelly Haugen has joined the Western Regional Office, and Mackenzie […]
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist The Wisconsin Department of Health Services this week issued a memo to counties regarding grant opportunities available for dementia-capable crisis response. DHS has allocated $250,000 for innovative grants to help improve dementia-capable care and crisis systems. These grants will be awarded through a competitive application process. At […]
On Monday, Oct. 19, providers, stakeholder groups, Managed Care Organizations and potential IHAs gave testimony to DHS regarding the vision for the future of the long-term care system in the next version, Family Care/IRIS 2.0. There were many points of view coming to the microphone but clarifying questions coming from Brian Shoup, Division of Long […]