Age-Friendly Care at Home Learning Modules

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CHAP has partnered with The John A Hartford foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to bring Age-Friendly Care into the community-based healthcare setting. Each of these three modules are approximately 20 minutes in length and have the following learning objectives:

Module 1 objective:  At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to describe Age-Friendly Care at Home

Module 2 objective:  At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to describe the Age-Friendly Care at Home Framework and how each of the 4Ms are applied

Module 3 objective:  At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to explain the value of Age-Friendly Care at Home

Jennifer Kennedy (Moderator)

Vice President of Quality and Standards

Community Health Accreditation Partner

Dr.Jennifer Kennedy will lead all performance improvement activities at CHAP usingtargeted indicators of patient-centered performance and care. In addition, shewill also design, revise, and develop our CHAP Standards of Excellence.

In herprevious role, she has served as the Senior Director of Quality &Regulatory for the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and hasbeen with the organization since 2006. She has more than 35 years of experienceas a leader and nurse in diverse healthcare settings and has worked in hospiceand palliative care for the last 20+ years.

She has a doctoral degreein health care education and policy, a dual master’s degree in health educationand case management, a bachelor’s degree in nursing, and is a certifiedhealthcare compliance professional.

Jennifer led the NHPCOhospice quality team and interacted with CMS and their contractors related tohospice regulatory and quality issues. She is also a member of the ANA’snational palliative nursing task group and has been honored by the UK’s St.Christopher’s Hospice as a Nursing Pioneer for their 2020 Palliative CareNursing Project.

“Our patient-centered,partner-focused philosophy is most important at the intersection of our qualityimprovement implementation and research, and our standards of excellence. Weare excited to add Dr. Kennedy to the team and know that her leadership and experiencewill enable us to continue to advance quality patient-centered care.” – NathanJ. DeGodt, President & CEO

Jennifer serves as facultyat national and state conferences, writes articles for the trade journals,contributes to and reviews health care publisher materials, and develops educationand resources for hospice and palliative care providers. She also teachesGraduate Health Care Administration courses at the university level.

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