13th Annual FOCUS Conference 


Focus 2014Special Session - Wednesday, November 19, 2014         

FOCUS 2014 Conference - Thursday, November 20, 2014  

1. Review the FOCUS Breakout Sessions

2. Choose the sessions you would like to attend

3. Register Online!  OR print the Paper Registration Form to submit via fax or mail. 


Registration Fees:

November 19 - $90
November 20 - $110
Both Days - $200

Continental breakfast and lunch are included on both days

2014 Keynotes

Special Session
-Dr. Ira Byock, "The Best Care Possible Through End of Life"

FOCUS 2014-Dr. Allen Power, "Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being"

​Who Should Attend

Special Session is intended for staff from:

• Assisted Living Facilities (Adult Day Cares, Adult Family Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Residential Care Apartment Complexes)
• Division of Quality Assurance
• Facilities Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
• Home Health Agencies
• Hospice Providers
• Hospitals
• Nursing  Homes
• Pharmacists

Conference is intended for staff from:

• Assisted Living Facilities (Adult Day Cares, Adult Family Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Residential Care Apartment Complexes)
• Division of Quality Assurance
• Facilities Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
• Nursing Homes 

2014 Lodging

Kalahari Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
A block of rooms at the Kalahari Resort has been reserved for conference attendees at the current State Prevailing Rate of $70 per night for single occupancy.  Double through quadruple occupancy is $129. Make individual reservations by calling the Kalahari at 877-253-5466 and ask for the Focus 2014 Conference Room Block.

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local tax unless a tax exempt ID or S211 form is presented at check-in. Please note that the Kalahari requires a one-night deposit when the reservation is made. The room block will be held until Friday, October 17, 2014. After that date the regular room rates apply.


CEUs have been applied for through the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS). The National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Board is the nation's leading authority of licensing, credentialing, and regulating administrators of organizations along the continuum of care. 

November 19 Special Session Day will offer 6.0 hours if approved. 

November 20 FOCUS Conference will offer 6.25 hours if approved.

Additional CEUs may be available. For other license holders, please consult your credential board or section.  


For questions about registration please contact:
UWSP Continuing Education                                       
800-898-9472 or 715-346-3838 
For questions about Special Session & FOCUS 2014 Conference please contact:
Leann Graffin


Sponsored by: 
The Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance is pleased to announce the 13th Annual Conference for Health Care Providers and Division of Quality Assurance Staff.​