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HCQU Looks to Virtual Reality (VR) to Improve Training

Demonstrating Virtual Reality

Pennsylvania's Health Care Quality Units (HCQUs) are constantly evaluating the status quo in caregiving. One HCQU, Milestone, is looking to advancements in technology to improve training methods.   Read Full Article

Posted: January 24, 11:41

2020 Disability and Mental Health Summit to be held in Pittsburgh

Disability & Mental Health Summit Graphic

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Medical Director and Clinical Director are slated to present at the annual Disability and Mental Health Summit, hosted by Representative Dan Miller. Held March 3rd at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, the event celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Over forty planned sessions focus on both disabilities and mental health. The Summit expects over 150 exhibitors and a Resource Fair to run from 8 AM to 7 PM.   Read Full Article

Posted: January 23, 10:20

Modified Medication Administration Course Update

Pills12% of LifeSharers have completed the Modified Medication Administration Course since its launch, January 1, 2020.  Read Full Article

Updated: January 17, 2020 13:51

Communication Specialist Service Infographic Answers Questions

Communications InfographicTo help individuals and families understand what is available in the Service Definition, ODP's Special Population Unit collaborated with ASERT to create an infographic, which provides information on frequently asked questions.  Read Full Article

Updated: January 10, 2020 09:52

Everyday Lives Conference LIVE Coverage - Day 3

Hershey Lodge fireplace

Hershey Lodge Everyday Lives StageThe third and final day of the 2020 Everyday Lives Conference is upon us. It is a bittersweet end to coming together in the "Sweetest Place on Earth."  Read Full Article for LIVE Coverage

Updated: January 09, 2020 09:18

Everyday Lives Conference LIVE Coverage - Day 2

Susan Caswell and Bill Krebs

Secretary Miller

It is the second day of the Everyday Lives Conference and the snow falls gently outside of the Hershey Lodge. Inside is warm and inviting. Check back throughout the day for updates to the days events. Read Full Article for LIVE Coverage

Updated: January 08, 2020 09:28

Everyday Lives Conference LIVE Coverage - Day 1

Sharon Lewis on Stage

Aston Family

The 2020 Everyday Lives Conference is underway in the Sweetest Place on Earth, Hershey, PA. Read Full Article for LIVE Coverage

Updated: January 07, 2020 11:59