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Legislative Conference

It’s time to register for the association’s 2015 Legislative Conference March 18-19 in downtown Nashville.
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Find Care In Tennessee

Find quality long term care and assisted living in Tennessee for you or a loved one.
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A Voice for Assisted Living

TNCAL is dedicated to representing the interests of ACLFs in Tennessee.
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The voice for long-term care in Tennessee

The Tennessee Health Care Association’s mission is to enhance the ability of its members to provide essential long-term care services for the elderly and disabled through education, advocacy and leadership. With integrity and innovation, THCA develops programs and services that maintain and advance the quality of care its members provide while improving public understanding of our role in the health care delivery system.

Founded in 1947, the Tennessee Health Care Association is dedicated to helping maintain the high standards of licensed long-term care facilities in the Volunteer State. THCA members include roughly 250 facilities with a combined total of approximately 28,000 patients. Members include nursing homes of all types – privately-owned, government operated and nonprofit – as well as some assisted care living facilities.

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News & Highlights

Who’s Who in Long-term Care

Click here to nominate your residents.

Awards of Excellence

Click here to make a nomination for the 2015 Awards of Excellence.

Legislative Conference

Click here for information and registration forms for THCA’s 2015 Legislative Conference in downtown Nashville.

2015 Convention call for presentations

Do you have expertise in an area of long-term care? THCA is accepting education session proposals for the association’s 2015 Convention & Trade Show. Click here to learn more, and click here for the Learner Objectives form.

Upcoming education

MEPAP Part I – First time offered by THCA! Activity professionals can start their path to accreditation with this 90-hour course.
Train the Trainer
Principles of Long-term Care for Environmental Services

Watch THCA webinars

For Members: Gero nurse prep

THCA is partnering with the American Health Care Association on a gerontological nurse training program designed specifically for registered nurses working in long-term care. Click here for details.

For Members: Level-of-Care Requirement Form

THCA has developed a form for members to use to document the effects of changes to level-of-care criteria for long-term care services. Click here  to access the form.

Guide to Long-term Care in Tennessee

What kind of care is right for my loved one? What questions should I ask? Who’s going to pay for it? THCA/TNCAL’s comprehensive guide to the long-term care industry in Tennessee has all the answers.

For THCA members: The reports are in

THCA has concluded its review of 34 facility surveys completed Dec. 3, 2014-Feb. 4, 2015.