Summit 2014


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Session Handouts
(Check back often as we are still receiving them from the Presenters)
Please visit this section to print your handouts BEFORE the Summit.
We will not have any handouts available at the Summit.

Monday, October 13th
Theory of Change and Recognizing Resistance - Anna Ortigara & Tameshia Bridges, PHI  Handouts
Tale of Transformation: A hard look at where your community is on the their journey - Glen Blacklock, Action Pact
Honoring Nurses through Culture Change - Carmen Bowman, EduCatering  Handouts
Dinner Event
You’re looking at me as if I live here and I don’t - Documentary by Scott Kirschenbaum
Panel discussion lead by Lee Moriarity with panelists: Scott Kirschenbaum, director; Cindy Womack, Dorby Morhardt, Deb Greiner
Tuesday, October 14th
Opening Session
A Case for Transformation and Future Building - Steve Shields, Action Pact
Concurrent Sessions I
Introducing Dining Standards Into Your Community - Bonita Dodson, Sunny Hill Nursing of Will County Handouts

Transforming the Physical Environment: Updating Your Existing Community - Karen Gulick & David Grubbs, Grubbs & Associates Handouts

Put the Drugs Down and Turn the Music Up! - Jack York, It’s Never 2 Late
Taking a Person Centered Journey Down A Clinical Pathway - Joan Devine, Lutheran Senior Services Handout
Dee-Stress with Dee - Dee Mayfield, Mayfield Healthcare Seminars  Handouts
Culture Change and Dementia Care: A New Way of Thinking - Amy McCracken, Duane Morris LLP  Handouts
General Plenary Session
Essentials for the Journey - Mary Tellis-Nayak, My InnerView
Concurrent Sessions II
No Money? No Excuses! Fundraising Can Make Person Centered Care Happen -
Deb Greiner & Kenneth Shuman, River Bluff Nursing Home
Seniors Bullying Other Seniors - Tammy Virgili, Emeritus Senior Living     Handout 1     Handout 2    Handout 3
Measuring Our Progress - Joan Devine, Lutheran Senior Services Handout
Spice Up Your Compliance Plan With PEPPER - Patricia Boyer & Caryn Adams    Handout 1  Handout 2
Dementia Re-direction with Heart - Dee Mayfield, Mayfield Health Care Seminars  Handout1  Handout2
Unique Dining Practices - Megan Feazel, Unidine & Betty Hillier  Handouts
Wednesday, October 15th
Concurrent Sessions III
Listen: What do Those Journeying with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Have To Tell Us? -
Susan Frick, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center  Handouts
When the Residents Have the Final Decision in Hiring Staff: 7 Years Later, Lessons Learned -
Becky Haldorson, Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County Handouts
Speech Therapy: It’s Not All About Swallowing - Leta Kant, Rehab Care Group  Handout
Do We Lose Control of Choice and Dignity with Infection Control? - Connie Jensen, Illinois Department of Public Health
Making the Most of POLST - Dan Kuhn, All Trust Home Care  Handout 1   Handout 2
Concurrent Sessions IV
Reducing Antipsychotic Drug Use: Best Practices - Lisa Bridwell, Telligen & Amy Therrian, Aviston Countryside Manor Handouts
Multisensory Activities to Increase Engagement in Daily Living Tasks and Leisure/Social Activities -
Ruth J. Bixby, Lincoln Land Community College
Chrysalis: Transforming the End Of Life Experience - Loretta Downs, Chrysalis End of Life Inspirations Handout1 Handout2 Handout3
Achieving Cultural Change Among Staff and Volunteers in the Aging Services - Alexander Brown, Friedman Place
And It’s All Customer Service! - Amanda Spade, Petersen Healthcare
Your Way! What It’s Really Like to Have a Loved One in a Nursing Home - Lee Moriarity, IPC & Susan Helm, family member
Person Directed Living and the Workforce! It’s All About Relationships - Anna Ortigara,PHI  Handout

2014 Summit Sponsors
Thank you for your support!

  Keynote Sponsors
My Innerview
Omnicare Pharmacy

Social Event Sponsor
United RX

Meaningful Living Sponsors
Rehab Care
Petersen Healthcare, Inc.
Simply Rehab

Elder Choice Sponsors
Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, SIU School of Medicine
Forum Extended Care Services
Green Tree Pharmacy
Health Alliance Medical Plans
Martin Bros.

Neighborhood Sponsors

GFS - Gordon Food Service
HealthPro Rehabilitation
Just Jewelry
McKesson Medical-Surgical
Mill Creek Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Mother Earth Pillows
Novo Nordisk
Ovitsky Vision Care
Preferred Podiatry
Professional Medical, Inc.
Resident Dental
Select Rehabilitation, Inc.
Southern Bus and Mobility
United Scripts
Young Living Essential Oils





Cancellation Policy:

By registering to attend the 2014 IPC Summit, you are making a commitment to participate in this important Coalition event.  Planning and arrangements for facilities, catering, and other program elements are based in part on registration numbers.  While we understand that unanticipated circumstances may occasionally require registrants to cancel their registrations, please be aware that this creates additional work and financial liabilities for the Coalition.

 No refunds at all will be given for tours or pre- conference workshops, unless these are cancelled by the Coalition.

Remember that you are always welcome to substitute yourself with a co-worker or friend.

 All requests for refunds MUST be submitted via email to the Illinois Pioneer Coalition at and RECEIVED by the dates listed below.

Telephone requests WILL NOT be honored. Written requests for refunds will be processed as follows:

Received by October 1st, 2014 - Full refund, less a $20 per person administrative fee. Received on or after October 1st, 2014 - No Refunds.