The California Association of Health Facilities' (CAHF) Nurses Council promotes the profession of nursing in the long-term care setting and in the health care continuum; represents the nursing profession before governmental agencies and the public; enhances educational programs for all levels of nursing; and seeks to encourage, motivate and retain nursing professionals in the health care setting.


CAHF Nurses Council Vision and Goals

Nurses Council Overview     

Vision:
The CAHF Nurses Council promotes the profession of nursing in the long-term care setting and in the health care continuum; represents the nursing profession before governmental agencies and the public; enhances educational programs for all levels of nursing; and seeks to encourage, motivate and retain nursing professionals in the health care setting.

Council Goals:
To promote professionalism in the practice of long-term care nursing.
To represent the nursing profession to the Department of Health Care Services, the Department of Public Health, California State Legislature, consumer groups and the general public.
To develop educational programs for all levels of nursing in the long-term care facility.
To present meaningful and useful professional education programs at CAHF's statewide meetings and chapter meetings.
To recruit the challenge-oriented nurse to the long-term care setting.
To promote recognition of the commitment and contributions made by nurses in long-term care.

Benefits of Membership:
Membership in the Council has many benefits. As a Council member, you will have access to CAHF's Members-only inf
ormation on the website. You will also be eligible to receive benefits from the products and services division of the association.

Additionally, Council members are eligible to:
Participate in all CAHF and Council continuing education offerings including those specifically for long-term care nurses.
Attend three statewide conferences which include high-quality, timely education programs at which the Council conducts its business meetings.
Participate in CAHF's annual convention and trade show -- the largest long-term care trade show in the United States - sharing social events and networking with other long-term care professionals.
Provide input into legislative and administrative decisions that impact the long-term care community.  


Disclaimer:  While the Nurse Council exists by virtue of CAHF’s by-laws, local Councils are separately organized and operated and may be separately incorporated and operate in conjunction with their associated Chapters.  As such, CAHF assumes no responsibility for any act or omission of these entities or their members.


2018 NURSES COUNCIL WEBINARS

  • January - Emergency Preparedness 
  • February - Transfers and Discharges
  • March - Conference Meeting
  • April - Abuse Reporting
  • May - New Survey Process
  • June - LGBT
  • July - Conference Meeting
  • August - The New Normal: California Wildfires
  • September - N/A
  • October - The Role of the Charge Nurse in Influenza Outbreak Prevention
  • November - Conference Meeting


CAHF 2018 Nurses Council Officers:

Pamela Rupp - Chair

Katrina Anderson - Vice Chair

Patti Owens - Staff Liaison 


How To Establish a Successful Local CAHF Nurses Council

Click here to submit your information and become a member of the CAHF Nurses Council

Submit any supportive material for Nurses Council education to powens@cahf.org

If you have any ideas for a future topic to discuss, contact Patti Owens at 916-432-5201.