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Welcome to the Home Care Association of Washington 
The Home Care Association of Washington (HCAW) was established in 1968 as a state association dedicated to the support of providers of in home services. For over 45 years HCAW has promoted our members and the quality of services they provide for our communities. In-home services is an umbrella category for health care providers including Home Health, Home Care, Private Duty, and Hospice care services. 


Integrated Care Management/Transitions of Care Training 

September 24, 2014

ICM-TOC trained organizations report reductions in target population
re-admission rates ranging from 38% to 87 %.

HCAW is bringing the latest information in Integrated Care Management (ICM) Transitions of Care (TOC) in a one day workshop administered by the Sutter Center for Integrated Care (SCIC). The program offers the training, tools, and competencies for a multifaceted approach to care transitions by assimilating the best evidence of “what actually works” to enhance patient engagement and reduce avoidable re-admissions. Course provides 8 Contact Hours for Nursing and Behavioral Health Professionals.
Conference Presenters: Beth Hennesey, RN, MSN and Paula Suter, BSN, MA

Where: Wesley Homes
Terrace Auditorium. 816 South 216th St. Des Moines, WA 98198
September 24, 2014, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Envelope dollarsWe need your help ASAP to reach the HCAW Political Action Committee Goal of $6,000 for the 2014 Elections!!

We are half-way to our goal and the HCAW PAC needs an additional $3,000 for this political cycle to be effective. We donate on a bi-partisan basis to key members of the House and Senate Leadership and members of the Health Care and Appropriations Committees.

All members of the House of Representatives are up for election and half of the state Senate. This year the balance of power in the Senate is up for grabs and it’s a heated election cycle. The primary election is on August 5, 2014 and the general election is November 4th, 2014.

This is a strategic investment that influences the fate of your industry!! We need your financial support for our legislative advocacy to be successful and the time to begin donating for the PAC is now.

If 60 members of HCAW donate $50.00 each we will meet our goal for this year!!!

Please don’t wait!! Go to HCAW PAC Donations and contribute today!

Sincerely,
The HCAW Board


Home Care Manager Certificate Programalt

HCAW has partnered with CAHSAH in the launch of a newly updated online course for home care managers and front line supervisors covering core business operating principles and identifying tools necessary to successfully manage a home care agency.  The goal of the Home Care Manager Certificate Program HCMCP™ On-Demand is to provide attendees with the core management business operating principles and competencies to successfully and effectively operate a home care organization. This program is entirely online through our CAHSAH Portal

The Home Care Manager Certificate Program HCMCP™ is an interactive and intensive educational program, providing leading edge management concepts and skills that are critical for home care managers to know and understand.  This program was designed to accommodate all sections of home care, from private pay to large home care agencies.  There are two modules to choose from; Private Duty or Medicare Certified.

Click here for more information or to sign up today!