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Belinda Vierthaler, LMSW, LACHA

Belinda is a licensed Master Social Worker and licensed Adult Care Home 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 Chief Development Officer for Evergreen Living Innovations, Inc.

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About this course

If you ever wanted to have a basic understanding of the state regulations that govern state licensed only adult care homes in Kansas from a non-clinical or administrative perspective, then this is the class for you. Understanding whether a resident can be admitted or discharged can be confusing. Learn how to navigate through the state regulations and gain a better understanding of what they mean and how they impact your role. During the discussion of regulations you will also gain insight of survey readiness.


  • Compare statutes and regulations.
  • Discover the reason why regulations were developed.
  • Identify how the state regulations are organized.
  • Become familiar with regulations and how they apply to daily tasks.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how the regulations support resident-centered care.
  • Describe how to be survey ready.