(Missouri Association of Long Term Care Practitioners) is a professional organization committed to the improvement of health care in Missouri across the long term care continuum. The official state affiliate of AMDA (formerly the American Medical Directors Association), MALTCP members include physicians, nurse practitioners, directors of nursing, physicians assistants, pharmacists, nurses and other Missouri long term care professionals. MALTCP offers CMS courses and best practice symposiums, participates in advocacy initiatives and is a key partner with the Missouri Coalition for End of Life Care.


Consumer Voice is hosting an exciting three-part webinar series featuring expert speakers, and important skills, strategies, and advocacy tips on important issues facing long-term care consumers! This need-to-know material is essential for providers to emphasize quality of care with their residents.


Webinar #1 – Preventing Avoidable Hospitalizations

Tuesday, August 9, 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET

Webinar #2 – Obtaining Quality Care for Residents with Dementia

Tuesday, September 13, 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET

Webinar #3 – Piecing Together Quality Long-Term Care

Tuesday, October 11, 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET
Each webinar is $65 and includes the live webinar and webinar recording that can be watched/shown as many times as you'd like. Register for all three webinars in the series for the discounted price of $175.

Consumer Voice's Webinar Series Registration

Drs. Morley, Sanford and Little were featured in a 30 minute special on KMOV January 26, 2016 to promote the specialty of geriatrics.

Dr. Little was interviewed live during the Fox News broadcast on December 1, 2015 for the segment, "Answering your questions about Alzheimer's."
Watch the interview

Recently released from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability, Reducing Antipsychotics-A Story of Home shares effective, non-pharmaceutical alternatives to antipsychotic drugs which show great promise in treating long-term care residents who have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia..

HELPING FAMILIES AND PATIENTS SELECT AN APPROPRIATE SKILLED NURSING FACILITY: The rapid evolution of the healthcare system is affecting how care is delivered to frail older patients. Coupled with an ever-decreasing length of hospital stay per episode of care, a larger proportion of patients are recovering and rehabbing in skilled nursing facilities (SNF). Since SNF’s vary in their strengths and weaknesses, assessing which is the right one for a patient or family member’s recovery is crucial. In this article, the authors present evidence and experience-based strategies to guide hospitals in creating and implementing systems that will help patients and families in the selection of the most appropriate SNF.

PHYSICIAN AND PRACTITIONER REIMBURSEMENT: WILL YOUR INCOME BE AFFECTED BY HOSPITAL READMITS? Physician/Practitioner performance will soon be economically influenced by the undue expense of costly medical practices, which can result in nursing home hospitalizations. Dr. Charles Crecelius, Medical Director for the Missouri Quality Initiative Grant highlights the impact to providers in PAC/LTC. MISSOURI QUALITY INITIATIVE FOR NURSING HOMES