Upstairs Solutions Integrates Long-Term Care e-Learning into Existing Health System Learning Management System

Upstairs Solutions LTC announces an online training partnership with Provena Senior Services, providing specialized content to staff at their 16 long-term care and senior residential facilities. Upstairs Solutions provides cost-effective, best-in-class training to Provena senior-care employees, while maintaining a single learning management system platform across the entire health system

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We are delighted with the success of this project

Skokie, IL (PRWEB) September 26, 2008

Upstairs Solutions LTC announces an online training partnership with Provena Senior Services, providing specialized content to staff at their 16 long-term care and senior residential facilities.

Like many contemporary healthcare organizations, Provena had been using online training for instruction and performance management of their employees for two years. However, they found that the instructional materials available in the acute-care e-Learning market were not appropriate for the challenges and skill sets of their senior-care workers. Upstairs Solutions' acclaimed library of multimedia online courses was specifically developed for long-term care and assisted living organizations, and were integrated into the third-party Learning Management System (LMS) used by Provena.

"Now we have the best of both worlds," said Wendell Provost, Provena Senior Services Vice President for Human Resources, Risk, and Facility Management. "We can deliver cost-effective, best-in-class training to our senior-care employees, while maintaining a single LMS platform across the entire health system"

According to Paul Fabbi, the Information Services Site Manager for Provena Health, "Upstairs Solutions' use of web technology is superb. We have had no difficulty using the courses on our thin-client network, and our LMS content specialist raved about simplicity of deploying their materials."

"We are delighted with the success of this project," added Tamar Abell, principal of Upstairs Solutions. "We're proud to have partnered with Provena Senior Services to demonstrate this innovative delivery model."

About Provena Senior Services:
Provena Senior Services, a subsidiary of Provena Health, cares for older adults through a network of nursing homes, senior housing, assisted living residences and adult day centers throughout Northern Illinois and in Northeastern Indiana.

For more information about Provena Senior Services, visit http://www.provena.org/seniors or call (708) 478-7900.

About Upstairs Solutions LTC - Leaders in Training and Compliance for Senior Communities

Upstairs Solutions LTC assists senior facilities with compliance and excellence in staff training, continually raising the bar in senior care quality and training. UpstairsSolutions.com currently offers more than 100 multimedia, interactive, online learning modules for elder care community staff, as well as a flexible and sophisticated LMS (learning management system) to help track employee training. Two nursing home administrators formed Upstairs Solutions originally to train their own staffs, and today the fast-growing company provides e-Learning to facilities across the nation.

For more information about Upstairs Solutions LTC, visit http://www.UpstairsSolutions.com

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