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Welcome to the website of Gene Larrabee and Primus Care,
Inc. Gene Larrabee and Primus Care, Inc. provide consultant services to
the nursing home and long term care industry in a variety of critically
important areas. This website is intended for providers within the nursing
home industry and is designed to inform facilities, organizations, and
management level personnel about the services offered by Mr. Larrabee and
Primus Care, Inc.
Some Recent Seminars:
"Long Term Care Surveys: How to
Prepare...and What to Do If You Get in Trouble."|
July 30, 2002
11:00 AM EDT
As the survey process continues to increase in
complexity, nothing could be more timely than an overview of survey
preparation and your facility's response. Co-sponsored by Eli
Research (publishers of Eli's "Long Term Care Survey Alert") and The
Coding Institute, Gene Larrabee will present a 90 minute
teleconference workshop detailing how facilities should prepare for
surveys and what management should do in those cases when surveys
show negative results or findings of non-compliance.
Participants will be afforded the opportunity to ask questions at
the conclusion of the teleconference presentation. For
details, information regarding seminar fees, and to enroll your
facility staff as a participant, contact Debi at The Coding
Institute at 800-508-2582 Extension
"Care Plan for Quality, Not Compliance"
April 11, 2002
In collaboration with Diane
Collins, RN, BSN, MS, CLNC, Gene Larrabee will be presenting a
workshop/seminar for Life Services Network (the Illinois State
affiliate of AAHSA) on Thursday, April 11, in Chicago. The
presentation entitled "Care Plan for Quality, Not Compliance" will
be part of the LSN 2002 Annual Convention at Navy Pier. The four
hour workshop will be geared toward Administrators, DON's, RN's and
those interdisciplinary professionals who participate in the care
planning process. Contact Life Services Network at 630-325-6170 for
further information about both the workshop and the LSN
Gene Larrabee has served as a seminar presenter
and guest speaker for a number of professional associations including the
Illinois Health Care Association, Iowa Chapter of the American College of
Health Care Administrators, Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes, and the
Illinois Social Service Association. Further, he has been sought as a
guest speaker for various civic organizations seeking to learn more about
the long term care industry. He has also presented a number of workshops
and training sessions individually designed to meet facility need(s) or
address specific areas of interest. His presentations have also met the
directed inservice requirements set forth by state survey agencies.
Mr. Larrabee's presentations have always been readily
approved for continuing education credit by the applicable professional
licensing boards (including NCERS/NAB) and he will work with your group,
organization, or facility to facilitate such approval. Mr. Larrabee can
also design programs to fit whatever your agenda may be, work in
collaboration with other speakers, or assist in arranging for other
professionals to serve as presenters.
Past seminar topics to note include, but are not
- Designing the best quality management/assurance
system for your facility
- The new survey protocols
- Corporate Compliance
- How to use your new Q.I. reports
- Achieving compliance through the use of Q.A.
- How you can seize control of the survey process
through proper regulatory interpretation
- Constructing plans of correction
- Preparing for Informal Dispute Resolution
- The resident assessment process: the MDS, raps, and
- Designing a system for resident behaviors
- And many more!!!
Seminar sponsors who retain Mr. Larrabee's services,
and who so choose, will have those seminars listed on this website at no
If you are interested in scheduling a seminar or
workshop for your organization or facility, contact Gene Larrabee
Gene R. Larrabee
c/o Primus Care, Inc.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Griffith, IN 46319
We can work with you to tailor program
content to meet your specific educational needs.
Achieving Substantial Compliance is a
professional manual comprised of nearly 600 pages of text and exhibits
designed to offer guidance to long term care professional in minimizing
deficiency citation in OBRAs quality-based survey process. Written by Gene
R. Larrabee B.A., M.A., N.H.A., one of the industrys leading
administrative experts on regulatory compliance issues, and edited by Sha
Elvidge Kelley J.D., Ph.D., R.N., one of the nations leading legal experts
in the field of long term care compliance, Achieving Substantial
Compliance is now available for purchase.
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