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Belinda Vierthaler, LMSW, LACHA

Belinda is a Licensed Master Social Worker and licensed Administrator. She has worked as an Administrator in skilled nursing and assisted living communities and served as the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman under the administrations of Governor Parkinson and Governor Brownback. She developed the Administrator-In-Training program and taught the assisted living operators course at Johnson County Community College. Currently, she is the Director of GERTI and Devlopment, the education branch of Evergreen Living Innovations, Inc.

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About this course

Accident prevention is a very important aspect of any adult care home’s quality assurance program.  Older adults are more likely to have devastating results from a fall.  All staff must understand their role in accident prevention and why we do it. 

  • Define accidents
  • Discuss different types of accidents
  • Identify risks for accidents
  • Describe interventions and solutions to prevent accidents