CAHF Nursing Home Leader Academy

The CAHF Nursing Home Leader Academy (NHLA) provides an enriching experience designed to grow leadership skills, process improvement techniques and build a community of peer support that will enhance your personal growth, nursing home quality outcomes and operational success.

This exclusive nine-month program includes exercises and discussions that cover important topics in leadership and the quality imperative, staff stability and engagement. NHLA tuition also includes the opportunity to earn up to 28 CEs as well as registration for the following CAHF events: Spring Advocacy Day, Summer Conference and Annual Convention & Expo.

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

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Special Opportunities for Applicants

Apply to the academy and check the box on the application for the CAHF scholarship. This scholarship is open to administrators or DONs from 1-2 Star facilities.

See what past graduates have to say about this exceptional program:

  • "The knowledge and experience from the program instructors on leadership and its relation to our job and struggles was refreshing."

  • "I am grateful for all of the help, materials, literature and reminders throughout the program."

  • "I was able to walk away with different ways to communicate as a leader."

  • "This program gives a lot of exposure to various tools and strategies. Very-well organized!"

  • "I have learned a lot about how to approach staff, create better outcomes and how to manage staff interactions."