WHO WE ARE
The New York State Health Facilities Association/New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSHFA/NYSCAL) is a member-driven association of providers of long term care services, caring for individuals of all ages in proprietary, not-for-profit, and government-sponsored skilled nursing, post-acute, rehab, adult care and assisted living communities across the state of New York.
NYSHFA/NYSCAL is dedicated to assisting its members in achieving excellence in the provision of efficient and effective quality long term care services through leadership, professional development and active involvement in the shaping of public policy.
Through integrity, trust and competence, NYSHFA/NYSCAL will position its members to be recognized by government officials, the health care community and the general public as leaders in quality long term care services in New York State.
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Richard Herrick Announces Appointment of Stephen Hanse, Esq. as Vice President of Government Affairs
- Richard J. Herrick, President of NYSHFA, is pleased to announce that Stephen B. Hanse, Esq. has joined the Association as their Vice President of Governmental Affairs.
NYSHFA Scholarship Program
- NYSHFA sponsors this Scholarship program to provide financial help to the career-minded who are working in health care facilities that are members of NYSHFA.
2013 Art from the Heart Wall Calendar
- Copies of the calendar are available for purchase.
NYSHFA 2013 Volunteer of the Year Awards
- Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Volunteer of the Year awards.
2013 Employee Recognition Program
- The Clinical & Quality Services Committee is pleased to annonce a call for nominations for the annual Employee Recognition Program.
Richard Herrick Elected Vice President of Affiliated State Health Care Association Executives
- Richard J. Herrick, President and CEO of NYSHFA / NYSCAL, was recently elected by his national counterparts to the position of Vice President for the Affiliated State Health Care Association Executives (ASHCAE)...
Robert Murphy Receives Advocacy in Action Award
- Robert Murphy was honored on October 10 at the AHCA/NCAL National Convention and Trade Show in Tampa, Florida, receiving the 2012 AHCA / NCAL Advocacy in Action Award...
Get Ready to Recognize Your Employees and Volunteers!
- NYSHFA/NYSCAL invites our members to submit nominations for the 2013 awards programs. To help you plan, we are providing a time line for when the Association will be soliciting nominations.
Alexis Nast Honored with National Volunteer of the Year Award
- AHCA/NCAL named Poughkeepsie teen as 2012 Volunteer of the Year for her outstanding commitment to long term and post-acute care residents.
2012 Convention Award Winners Named
- A total of 21 winners were recognized at the Annual Convention in June...
District Web Sites on the NYSHFA Buzz
- Mark Olsen notified his district (using the site to send an email) and summed up the steps for District 5 members to access the information. We’ve added some screen shots, and summarized Mark’s comments here.
NYS Gold Stamp Program
- To Reduce Pressure Ulcers in New York State
NYSHFA Web Login Gets New Look - New Logic
- We've added some functionality to our web site. Consequently, we needed to update our login logic. Beginning July 26 there is a new look and new password system. See our mailing article on the subject!
Foundation for Quality Care
About the Foundation:
The Foundation for Quality Care (FQC), located in Albany, New York, is a not-for-profit, 501(c) (3) education and research foundation committed to improving the quality of care for elderly and disabled persons residing in long term care settings. The Foundation was created in 2001 as an affiliated subsidiary of the New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA).
FQC has a broad range of interest areas related to the field of long term care including but not limited to; clinical research, quality improvement, workforce development, health information and technology, long term care facilities/infrastructure, health care education, nurse education, and utilizing arts in healthcare.