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Being An Effective Leader
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Identify How to Be an Effective Leader
  • Team Building Strategies to Provide High Quality Care
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Course Description

Organizational management and leadership is an important key concept for residential care and assisted living administrators. In this course we will address topics pertaining to how to successfully be an effective leader in assisted living and residential care. Topics addressed in this self-paced online course include, but are not limited to: leadership styles, leadership and management, management functions, organization, decision making and obtaining feedback. We will discuss team building, quality improvement and ethics as well as much more.

Course Objectives

    By the end of this course the participant will be able to:
  • 1. Define common regulations of assisted living and residential care for both state and federal requirements.
  • 2. Identify how to be an effective leader, including: leadership styles, management functions, organization, and decision making.
  • 3. Utilize team building strategies to provide high quality care.
  • 4. Develop a plan to improve the quality of the care provided.
  • 5. Understand common ethical issues addressed in assisted living and residential care.
  • 6. Discuss various professional organizations.


Course Outcomes

  • 1. Introduction
  • a. Hospitality
  • i. Assisted living is a consumer-direct model
  • ii. Manager communication
  • b. Key leadership attributes
  • i. Focused visionary
  • ii. Strategic management
  • iii. Caring leadership
  • iv. Communication
  • v. Supporting change
  • 2. Regulation of Assisted Living
  • a. Federal regulations
  • i. Federal laws affect Assisted living
  • ii. Assisted living not directly governed by Federal Government
  • b. State regulations
  • i. Profit
  • ii. Non-profit
  • iii. Corporation, LLC, LLP
  • iv. Individual or partnership
  • v. Advisory board
  • 3. The Administrator as a Leader
  • a. Four components of Leadership
  • i. Leadership is a process
  • ii. Leadership involves influencing others
  • iii. Leadership occurs in groups
  • iv. Leadership involves attaining goals
  • b. Leadership Styles
  • i. Authoritarian
  • ii. Participative
  • iii. Lassez-faire leadership
  • c. Leadership and management
  • i. Characteristics of a leader
  • ii. Characteristics of a manager
  • d. Management functions
  • i. Planning
  • 1. Mission and vision
  • 2. Strategic planning
  • ii. Decision making
  • 1. Authority
  • 2. Responsibility
  • iii. Organizing
  • 1. System of authority
  • 2. Organizational chart
  • iv. Decision making
  • 1. Agenda building
  • 2. Search for alternatives
  • 3. Evaluation of alternatives
  • v. Staffing
  • 1. Maintaining qualified staffing
  • 2. Staff requirements/job descriptions
  • vi. Directing
  • vii. Controlling
  • 1. Feedback
  • 2. Performance standards/evaluations
  • 4. Team Building
  • a. 12 conditions for effective team building
  • b. Consensus building
  • 5. Quality Improvement
  • a. Assessment
  • b. Quality assurance
  • i. Terms
  • ii. Organizational chart
  • 6. Ethics
  • a. Definition in Assisted Living
  • b. Autonomy
  • i. Resident’s right
  • ii. Staff’s role in resident autonomy
  • c. End-of-Life care
  • i. Advance directives
  • ii. Life-sustaining measures
  • iii. Hospice care
  • d. American College of Health Care Administrators Code of Ethics
  • 7. Professional Organizations
  • a. Alfa
  • b. ACHCA
  • c. AHCA/NCAL
  • d. Leading Age


Instructor: Sandi Flores, RN and Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider. Sandra Flores, RN is a respected educator, consultant, and published author for the Assisted Living industry.

Sandi is past president of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association representing the organization in Washington, DC as a board member of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living. She serves as a consultant on resident care with over 3000 beds under clinical management. She also provides expert witness for legal review to industry providers. As an educator, Sandi has instructed more than twenty thousand residential care administrators and caregivers throughout the western United States. Sandi also co-authors a monthly column in the magazine Geriatric Nursing.

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