103 E. State St. Alliance, OH 44601
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About The Alliance Training Center

The Alliance Training Center is located in Alliance, Ohio and is home to many accredited training classes for Ohio nurses and administrators. Leah Klusch launched the Center in 1989 to help her facilitate and educate care practitioners on helping to care for the frail elderly.

In addition, the Center serves as headquarters for many services offered to the professionals in long-term care including: educational services, management consultation, facility consultation, and development of specialized and custom training programs.

The Alliance Training Center is a Certified NAB approved provider of programs. 

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About Leah Klusch

Leah KluschLeah Klusch RN, BSN, FACHCA
Nurse | Educator | Consultant | Speaker

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Executive Director of The Alliance Training Center Leah Klusch's education and consulting to healthcare professionals is defined by her dynamic style, sense of humor, no-nonsense advice and innovative ideas. Her ability to focus on learning rather than teaching makes her a welcomed and applauded industry speaker, educator, and nurse leader.

She's the founder and director of The Alliance Training Center, an educational foundation focused geriatric care issues in Alliance, Ohio and the author of numerous published articles in industry journals, periodicals, trade publications, books, video trainings, and lectures nationally on current industry topics. Leah is passionate about her work and her energy is contagious when helping clients and industry members manage:
  • Care Delivery
  • Wellness & Restorative Care Giving
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Leadership
  • Re-engineering & Facility Planning
  • Nursing Home Management
  • Payment & Reimbursement
  • Assessment and Assessment Documentation
  • Regulatory Compliance

Leah Klusch is a 2023 McKnight's Pinnacle Awards Honoree!  https://www.mcknightspinnacleawards.com/home

Thought Leadership

As a healthcare industry consultant with a penchant for bridging clinical, financial and compliance needs in an easy-to-understand, fun way, Leah’s insights are captured and read throughout the industry, online as well as offline.

·        Highly-Sought Speaker and Trainer
Leah can be found on the speaker and trainer lists of the industry’s most well-respected association conferences including American Health Care Association (AHCA), American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA), LeadingAge, PharMerica, and International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), as well as many state and local professional associations and ownership groups. Her expertise has attracted packed sessions on hot topics like the recent MDS changes and the conversion to PDPM, understanding care area assessments and Compliance rules with Part A Medicare and Auditing Therapy Services. She has authored and co-authored videos for the Briggs Corporation and written forms and formats for MedPass, and launched a series of MDS web-learning sessions for skilled nursing, rehab, specialty, hospice and home health.

·        Widely Published Author

Covering the industry’s biggest topics, Leah’s work has been featured in Long Term Living, McKnight’s Long Term Care News, Provider Magazine, and The Director. She was first published in 1968 in the American Journal of Nursing and has authored more than 40 published articles. In addition, she has authored two books on restorative care giving and Understanding the Care Planning Process.

·        Consultant

Individual facilities and nursing home management groups and owners from across the country rely on Leah’s ability to assess and advise them on operational and clinical issues. She also works with industry-vendors to supply applicable solutions to the industry, like MDS Achieve, Med Pass, Ability, Direct Supply, Encore Rehab, PharMerica, Therapy Management, and McKnights.

·        Research

Participated in a research investigation with The University of Pennsylvania focused on sleep hygiene and elders with nocturnal incontinence. Diane K. Newman, DNP FAAN BCB-PMD is co-investigator. Domtar Personal Care is supporting the investigation with an unrestricted grant.