Assisted Living Partners
Assisted Living Partners

Striving to Enhance Life for Those Residing or Working in Assisted Living Facilities in Iowa.


2020   2021  
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October 2020

Oct 27
October 27
UPDATE - Medication Manager Certification

UPDATE -- DIA announced an extension to when Assisted Living Program staff need to have completed the Medication Manager certification.  

Current staff now have until MARCH 1, 2021, to complete certification.

Oct 22
October 22
Service Plan Interventions

CHECK OUT this new resource.  Service Plan Interventions template.  This can be found on our RESOURCE page in the Assisted Living folder.


July 2020

Jul 14
July 14
Updated Medicaid Fee Breakdown Sheet

We've updated the Medicaid Fee Breakdown Sheet removing the Elderly Waiver cap.

Jul 14
July 14
AL Service Documentation

Assisted Living Service includes UNANTICIPATED and UNSCHEDULED personal care and support services that are furnished to waiver participants who reside in a homelike, non-institutional setting.

Services are unanticipated, unscheduled, and unpredictable. Unanticipated and unscheduled applies to both personal care and supportive services.  Routine services do not meet the definition or intent of AL Service.  For example, emptying a member's trash on a daily basis is not unanticipated, unscheduled or unpredictable; neither is it personal care or supportive.

If staff notice the member needs assistance with carrying something to their apartment; staff could offer to assist and use this encounter for the AL Service documentation.

CHECK OUT sample AL Service Documentation under the RESOURCE link (Medicaid Folder).



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