Hotel Deadline at the Embassy Suites Hampton Roads Has Been Extended

This year’s Annual Convention & Trade Show is scheduled for October 1 - 4, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Hampton Roads - Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in Hampton, Virginia.  The Embassy Suites Hotel has graciously extended its deadline to Tuesday, September 18, 2012.  The Embassy Suites Hotel guest room rate for VHCA participants is $149 single/double and $159 triple/quad occupancy.  Guest room reservations can be made by calling toll free at 1.800.EMBASSY or direct at 757.827.8200.  Please remember to identify yourself as a VHCA conference participant.

Plan to attend the 2012 VHCA/VCAL Convention and Trade Show and join in the festivities including the Regirer Nurse Scholarship Golf Tournament, Annual Awards Banquet and Virginia’s largest long term care Trade Show.  Convention registration is available online.

Below is a list of some of the scheduled programs:

  • Recent Developments in Employment Law
  • It Doesn’t Take a Hat Trick to Prevent Infections in LTC
  • You’ve Got Mail: Responding to Letters from the  Government
  • An Introduction to the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program: Impact and Implications for LTC
  • Geropsychiatry in Long Term Care
  • Gateway to Health: Oral Health Care in Geriatric Populations
  • Navigating ZPIC Audits: Challenges and Solutions for LTC Providers


Regirer Nurse Scholarship Golf Tournament

The Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation’s Regirer Nurse Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at the Riverfront Golf Course in Suffolk, Virginia on Monday, October 1 and will kick off the VHCA 2012 Convention & Trade Show.  Click here for online registration.

Regardless of your skill level, please plan to play in the Nurse Scholarship Tournament to help support the Scholarship Program’s goal of providing education assistance to nursing staff that want to advance their careers in long term care.  Not a golfer?  You can still help make a difference through sponsorship.   A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available on the VHCA website.  Please contact Doran Hutchinson or by phone at 804.212.1692 with any questions.


Trade Show

Innovative products and services that enable long term care providers to effectively deliver quality care will be on display at the largest long term care trade show in Virginia.  The Trade Show will be held on October 2 at Embassy Suites Hampton Roads - Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in Hampton, Virginia.  The Virginia Health Care Association's (VHCA) Trade Show is held in conjunction with VHCA’s Annual Convention scheduled 1 – 4.  

This year's theme is Hats Off to Long Term Care.  Members who wish to contract their booth space can do so by clicking here.  All other information regarding the Trade Show can be found here.  If you should have any questions, please contact Doran Hutchinson or by phone at 804.212.1692.