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Recognizing, Responding & Investigation Abuse, Neglect & Misappropriation
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Recognizing, Responding & Investigating Abuse, Neglect & Misappropriation


Each resident in Wisconsin has the right to be free from abuse, neglect, and misappropriation. Training your staff how to recognize and respond to abuse is vital in keeping our residents free from harm.  This session will identify the terms of abuse, the investigation process, and the Wisconsin regulations on reporting the findings.


Presented by Robert Lightfoot, RN from Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.. Bob specializes in health care matters utilizing his clinical health care background as a Registered Nurse. He has extensive experience representing assisted living and skilled nursing facilities on regulatory and operational issues including survey and certification, licensure, audits, regulatory compliance, risk management, HIPAA compliance, contracts and transactional matters involving the buying and selling of facilities.


This session will cover:

  • Terms of abuse
  • Investigation process
  • The leader’s role in preventing abuse, neglect, and misappropriation
  • WI Caregiver law

Who should attend?

  • Administrators
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • LPNs, RNs, Wellness Directors
  • Owners/Operators
  • Providers of supportive care services with assisted living communities
  • Team Leaders

Dates & Locations:


September 12 - Green Bay area


September 14 - Madison


September 21 - Eau Claire area


September 26 - Milwaukee




Check-in: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Session time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.




Current WALA Member - $75

Non WALA Member - $125


Add an Abuse and Neglect Reporting Compliance Strategy manual to your registration for a discounted price of $50!


WALA Diamond Participants - Don't forget your 10% discount!


Click on the event above to register online or download a registration form.


Thank you to our 2017 Fall Symposium Sponsors!

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