Paige Ahead Healthcare Education & Consulting, LLC

(520) 955-3387

2018 AZ Geriatrics Society Gerontologist of the Year


Clinical Educator & Public Speaker

Post-Acute and Long Term Care Facilities

Lectures & Webinars



  1. Unleash the Power of Process Improvement in Your Facility by Stopping the Madness of Data Insanity
  2. Process Improvement & Statistical Theory: The Technical Aspects of Run and Control Charts



  1. Preparing for Trauma-Informed Care in Post-Acute and Long Term Care
  2. Developing Care Plans: Resident-Centered and On Target
  3. Ethical Considerations When Adults Refuse Care: Achieving Better Outcomes and Protecting Yourself
  4. Achieving Success with Challenging Residents and Families
  5. Empowering Staff to Care for People Living with Dementia
  6. Cultural Competence in Working with Young Adults
  7. Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of the Resident with Bariatric Issues



  1. Documentation: Managing Risk & Demonstrating Competence
  2. Information Sharing: What, When & How to Communicate with Families
  3. Grievances? Complaints? Not In MY Facility!
  4. Making the Stand-up Process Work For Your Facility: Manage Risk & Reduce Deficiencies
  5. Achieving Success with Challenging Resident and Families
  6. Uncovering the Dynamics and Process Breakdowns that Contribute to Abuse and What We Can Do Differently



  1. Person-Centered End-of-Life Care: How Providers and Staff Can Discover Meaning and Ease Suffering
  2. Your Life Your Choices: Straight Talk About Tough Issues



  1. Psychosocial Well-Being: Empowering Social Workers & Impacting Residents' Lives
  2. Social Work in the Post-Acute and Long Term Care Setting

About Paige


Dynamic Speaker

With over 25 years' experience, Paige is a featured speaker at health care conferences on diverse topics for post-acute and long term care settings. Her presentations and trainings are entertaining, filled with real facility examples and experiences. She highlights the joys, and hilarity, of working in these settings and encourages people to expand their skills.


From individual training to all staff inservices, Paige makes learning fun. She inspires people to evaluate their processes and outcomes to identify where to focus improvement efforts.


Every person, in every department, plays a role in resident centered care and service. Paige's extensive knowledge of clinical operations guides staff to see how their work impacts the entire team.


Paige stays well-informed about topics important to leadership and staff. With emphasis on person-centered care and risk management, she transforms concepts and regulations into actions that staff can relate to and use immediately. 


Master of Social Work

Licensed, State of Arizona

Professional Activities

The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA)

  • Annual Conference Planning Committee, Member

Caring for the Ages, official publication of AMDA

  • Editorial Advisory Board

Past Activities

  • Arizona Geriatrics Society, Spring Conference Planning Committee Chair

  • National Association of Social Worker's representative to the Joint Commission's Professional and Technical Advisory Committee for Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers

  • End of Life Coalition, Tucson, AZ

What They're Saying...

"Thought-provoking seminar"

I must be honest with  you, when I registered, it was with the intent of “just getting hours” for my  license.  As I listened to what you were  sharing, I could see an application for use in my own company and the need for  “hours” became secondary.

Ron Lawrence, President
SummitView Health Management, Inc.

 I am truly mind blown over your presentation and subject matter.  

Conference Attendee

"Concrete Assistance and Training"

Preparing SNF/NFs for their annual survey by providing tools and  systems that promote strong documentation; analyzing data to  guide process improvement activities and providing staff development programs that strengthen communication and  coordination for interdisciplinary staff.

Robert P. Connolly 

MSW, LCSW-C, CMS Consultant

"Skilled Educator"

Her talent to  get and hold the attention of one person or a room full is such a benefit in making  a difference in education and learning. She has been a great asset to me and I  continue to rely on her talent.

Author, Defensive Documentation  


Paige's session was the best one I attended. She was very practical, informative and has a great understanding of the barriers clinicians face with advance care planning discussions - very well done!

Conference Attendee

"Thoughtful leader"

Her consultative skills are professional, focused, and thoughtful.  Paige is an excellent listener and staff can easily share their challenges, frustrations and successes.

Carol Ann Cavouras, President CAC Associates

Very  good training. It's what should be done in all facilities.  

Workshop Participant 

"A pleasure to work with"

She is an effective and efficient consultant who works effortlessly with diverse staff of various backgrounds, skill sets and  experience.

Lori  Waldberg, MSW, LCSW 

I enjoyed how interactive this class was.
Workshop  Participant

"Raised my confidence level"

Unique blend of leadership and operational expertise.

Kathleen Collins Pagels
Past Executive Director
Arizona Health Care Association

Paige is a self-starter whose enthusiasm for meaningful work is  contagious, and she is able to make complex issues more comprehensible for others.

Carol O. Long, PhD, RN, FPCN 

End of Life Care Resources



Interested in learning more about end of life topics and expanding your knowledge and skills? Check out the workshops that my colleague, Tani Bahti, RN and I offer and will tailor to your specific practice setting. 

Find Out more
End of life, advance care planning, advance directives

Your Life Your Choices

This workbook is a great tool to help facilitate conversation and decision-making. 

Download - English Version


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