Register today for CAHF's Nursing Home Leader Academy Class of 2023!

CAHF’s Nursing Home Leader Academy (NHLA) an ASAE 2018 award winner, is an exclusive nine-month program of exercises and discussions that cover important topics in leadership and the quality imperative, staff stability and engagement. Growing leadership skills, process improvement techniques and building a community of peer support, will enhance participants’ personal growth, nursing home quality outcomes and operational success.

NHLA participants receive individualized support from a faculty of skilled nursing experts and build relationships with other NHLA participants to complete their own facility-based Quality Assurance Performance Improvement project. Throughout the program, participants receive assistance in exploring approaches and cycles of learning to reach their identified project goal.

NHLA promises an enriching experience and one that will provide ongoing value for years to come. Don’t miss out on your chance to ensure your space, apply today. 

Contact: DeAnn Walters

What Academy Participants are saying...
  • "I appreciate the different stories, the shared experience and available expertise of the faculty."

  • "I have learned a lot such as how to approach staff, create better outcomes and how to manage staff interactions (honoring staff perspective and experiences).


  • "The experience was wonderful. It made me think and realize how much we can learn from others in the industry even when you think you have seen and know it all. The speakers and events were interesting De Ann and David were a kind and supportive wealth of knowledge. So as a past Academy graduate, I encourage all leaders to join the Academy and I want to say thank you for a year of fun and growth as leader and Administrator."


  • "NHLA is an exceptional program that provides valuable education and training opportunities from key leaders in the industry!"


2019 NHLA Graduates