This is a listing of weekly and monthly newsletters the Illinois
Council on Long Term Care offers its members. A description of each
one is provided for your convenience.
Week is a weekly membership newsletter covering how
regulatory, clinical marketing and reimbursement trends on
the national and state levels affect the management and operations
of Illinois nursing homes. The newsletter is written primarily
for the administrator and department heads, assessing how
national and regional trends affect the practical day to day
operations of today's modern nursing home.
Clinical Capsule is a monthly
publication from the Council focusing on specific clinical
issues in long term care. Each month we will look at a particular
disease or disease process. We will examine the treatment
for this particular disease and the implications for nursing
staff in long term care facilities.
Vital Signs is a monthly
clinical newsletter focusing on the regulatory, reimbursement
and operational issues affecting long term care nurses.
The Council Close-Up is a
weekly nursing home quality of life newsletter featuring detailed
descriptions of the state of Illinois' outstanding quality
of life programs, as well as comprehensive essays on a variety
of resident care issues. The Council Close-Up provides a forum
for nursing home professionals to share successful programming
approaches; learn the latest information about healthcare
research and practice; and better comply with OBRA expectations.
Connections is dedicated to
the vital people who live and work in today's nursing homes.
It is published by the Illinois Council on Long Term Care.