LTC Releases Medication Aide Survey Results

In 2019, the DC Board of Nursing approved new certification standards for medication aides (MA-C). MA-Cs are CNAs and HHAs who have received additional training and have been certified to administer medications under the supervision of an RN or LPN. The DC Coalition for Long-term Care, Subcommittee on Workforce Development surveyed providers across the LTSS[…]

DC Board of Nursing Meeting Recap 10/3/18

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, the District of Columbia Board of Nursing assembled for its bimonthly meeting. The topics of discussion in the open session included revisions to Trained Medication Employee (TME) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) regulations. The Board discussed the standards of training for TME Master Trainers, specifically in regards to minimum academic[…]

2017 Annual Report

The DC Long Term Care Coalition proudly presents its Annual Report for 2017. In 2017, we¬†celebrated another successful year of Services My Way, a program the Coalition began¬†advocating for in 2001. The program continued to grow, with more than 400 individuals enrolled in the program at the end of the year. An additional 200 applications[…]