Director of Consultation for Quality Therapy & Consultation
Email: LMoriarty@QTC Therapy.com
Available: Northern IL, Chicago and potential for other areas in the State
Speaker's Bureau Topics:
The Need for Change in Long Term Care – How to Find Dignity and Choice in a Nursing Home
Providing person-centered care and services for the Short Stay Rehab Elder
Dementia Care and understanding how “behaviors” communicate needs and wants
Understanding what Culture Change means and how to start the Journey.
Ability Centered Care for the Dementia Elder
Person Centered Discharge Planning
Fee: Mileage, hotel expenses if needed
Leeis the Director of Consultation Services for Quality Therapy and Consultation. Her Long-Term Care experience includes working for the Quality Improvement Organization for the State of IL where she was involved in the National Person Directed Care Collaborative. She has also worked as a Management Consultant for several different Nursing Home corporations. More recently, she has assisted Nursing Homes throughout Chicago by providing consultation in quality of life, Activities, Dementia Special Care Unit and mentoring services on team building, staff retention, and culture change. She has written several long-term care manuals and has taught continuing education programs and seminars through long-term care professional organizations both statewide and nationally. This includes teaching the State compliant Alzheimer’s Unit and Activity Director Courses.
Ms. Moriarty has been appointed by the Governor to the Illinois Council on Aging, which is the advisory council for the Department on Aging and she also serves on POLST IL task force that supports the concept that every person has the right in to accept or decline medical treatment at end-of-life. As a founding Board member for the Illinois Pioneer Coalition, Lee currently serves as the Vice President. In the past, she oversaw the Consumer Education Project, Your Way! How to Find Dignity and Choice in a Nursing Home. Currently, she is the board liaison for the Regional Coalition that exists throughout the state.