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2016 Michigan Association for Home Care/Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Michigan Conference Registration

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:30am to Friday, May 20, 2016 at 12:15pm Annual Conference
Going for the Gold is the theme for this year’s Annual Conference and Exposition.  Like many Olympic competitions, team collaboration is an important formula for greatness.  New this year, the Michigan Association for Home Care, and the Hospice and Palliative Care Association are hosting an important partnership to jointly host the 2016 Conference.   This year will once again be the largest assembling of Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty Care, Palliative Care, Home Medical Equipment Suppliers, and Infusion to occur in our State.    There will be something for everyone from CEO’s and managers, to home care aides, therapists, social workers, RNs, and more.  There will be something for everyone, so invite your CEO, Medical Directors, and other key leaders to join you. 


Who should attend?

Home Care, Hospice & HME Staff, Administrators & Managers,

Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapists, Clinical Nurse

Supervisors, Finance, Reimbursement & Billing Staff and Human Resources Personnel. You!



The 900-acre resort property is one of the Midwest's finest full-service, year-round, resorts and conference destinations . 

An award-winning destination resort, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa has been ranked among the Top 20 Mainland Resorts and Top 50 Travel Destinations and Services worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Additional accolades include honors from Golf Digest, GOLF Magazine, Family Circle, Successful Meetings, and many other respected organizations.



Mail completed registration form with payment to Michigan Association for Home Care, 2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220, Okemos, Michigan  48864.  Make checks payable to Michigan Association for Home Care.   No telephone registrations will be accepted.  Fax registrations will be accepted ONLY for payment by VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.  Confirmations are guaranteed to be sent to those whose registrations are postmarked by Friday, May 6, 2016.  Early bird registration discount rates apply to registrations postmarked by Friday, April 8, 2016.  Agencies will be billed for the difference if early-bird fees are postmarked after Friday, April 8, 2016.  The Late rate is for registrations postmarked April 9, 2016 or after. 


Registration sharing is strictly prohibited.  Each person must be registered.


One-Day Registration:

One-day registration is available.  One-day registration includes:  educational programming, handouts, continental breakfast, breaks and any planned meal activities or receptions scheduled for your day of attendance.


Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees, less a $50.00 processing charge are refundable by submitting your request in writing to Michigan Home Care (fax:  517/349-8090) on or before Monday, April 8, 2016.  No refunds will be made, under any circumstances, after April 8th.  Substitutions are permitted by faxing your request to Michigan Home Care, 517/349-8090.


Nursing Contact Hours:

The Michigan Association for Home Care (OH-290, 3/1/2016) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Commercial Support:

There is no commercial support for  the educational sessions.



There are sponsors for  some of the sessions and is indicated under each session through the agenda.


Conflict of Interest:

The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest. 


Criteria for Successful Completion:

In order to receive contact hours you must sign in with your barcode labels (obtained at the CE table by registration) at the start of each session.  At the conclusion of each session, you must complete your evaluation and put one of your barcode labels on the completed evaluation and turn it in as you leave the room.


Social Work CEs: 

Applied for to the Michigan SW CE Collaborative.


Nurse Home Administrators CEs:  Applied for to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs


Hotel Accommodations:

A room block has been reserved at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa for the evenings of Tuesday, May 17th through Friday, May 20th .  Book your hotel reservations on line today!  Go to Grand Traverse Resort’s web site, enter the group code”MIHCARE16” at the top of the home page under Group/Promo Code or call the resort directly at 800/968-7352 and mention the Michigan Association for Home Care to receive the special conference rate.  See the enclosed pricing/information for rooms.



For your comfort, please dress casually for the conference.


Meeting Rooms:

Individual response to temperature differs greatly.  It is best to layer clothes…dress for a warm room, but bring a sweater or jacket.


At Your Service:

Conference Host:  Michigan Association for Home Care, 2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220, Okemos, Michigan  48864, Phone:  517/349-8089, Fax:  517/349-8090.


Conference Hotel:  Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Blvd., Acme, Michigan  49610-0404 Phone:  231/534-6000



Golf will be available to attendees on Thursday, May 19, 2016 on the  Wolverine.  Cost is $40 a person for 9 holes.  4:00 p.m. start .  Call 231/534-6470 to sign up.  Credit Card will be asked for.  48 hour cancellation.  Deadline for pre-registration is May 12th.


Silent Auction: 

Plan to attend and participate in the Silent Auction benefit the Michigan Foundation for Home Care .  Shopping right at your door step!  The  Annual  Silent Auction will be set up in the Exhibit Hall starting on May 18, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will remain open throughout the conference during scheduled exhibit times.  The bids will close at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 19, 2016.  Proceeds will help support the  Michigan Foundation for Home Care Education scholarships and programming.   If you are interested in donating something to the auction, complete the enclosed donation form.



Information and Resources

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Additional Resources

Additional Resources:
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Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association
2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: (517) 349-8089 Fax: (517) 349-8090

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