Hospice Consulting and Education

ALECC, Inc. provides customized collaborative consultation and education to meet your agency’s needs. Areas of focus and expertise include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership education and mentoring
  • Corporate compliance
  • Regulatory guidance and support
  • ADR process and submission assistance
  • Survey preparation
  • Agency best practices
ALECC, Inc. offers tailored consulting packages at an affordable price designed specifically to fit your agency’s needs.
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About Us

Kathy Ahearn RN, BSN, PHNACHC Certified Consultant     

Kathy Ahearn possesses a dual Bachelor’s in both Nursing and Social Work. She serves as the CEO and Founder of ALECC, Inc. The vision of ALECC, Inc. is to provide leadership, education, coordination, and consulting to agencies in the post-acute care setting. After many years of working in all aspects of post-acute care, Kathy provides a unique ability to identify agency challenges quickly, offering solutions and an implementation plan.

Kathy has helped to develop pain scales to standardize pain assessment with the American Pain Society and the Joint Commission. She also worked in Medical Device and Managed Care world developing cloud-based software in the diabetic disease state to assist patients and the medical team with real-time data collection and interventions, ultimately improving outcomes.

Kathy’s passion for healthcare began due to a disabled parent, and later a child living with a chronic disease state. She has dedicated her life to improving all aspects of healthcare, for the patient, caregiver, clinician, and provider.

ALECC Education

Continuing Education Provider

ALECC, Inc. is a certified continuing education provider through the California Board of Nursing. 

Provider Number: CEP17847

HHWN Education

Kathy Ahearn is partnered with The Hospice & Home Care Webinar Network to deliver quality webinar training on Hospice, Home Care and Palliative Care training covering critical topics for every team member.  

Courses are offered both LIVE and On-Demand.  Your CHAPCA membership provides a discounted rate for each course.2024 5-Part Hospice Compliance Series for Hospice Personnel

In 2024, we will offer 3 series throughout the year:

2024 5-Part Hospice Compliance Series for Hospice Personnel

◆ Compliance for the Medical Director, NP, PA & IDT - February 14, 2024

◆ Compliance for the Hospice Nurse & Aide - February 28, 2024

◆ Compliance for the Hospice Spiritual Caregiver & Social Worker - March 13, 2024

◆ Compliance for the Hospice Volunteer Program - March 27, 2024

◆ Compliance for the Hospice Bereavement Team - April 10, 2024

Palliative Care Series

This 2-part package will help you determine if adding a palliative care program is right for your agency. It will walk you through the necessary steps from strategic planning to implementation.

◆ How to Strategic Plan for a Community-Based Palliative Care Program - May 15, 2024

◆Setting Up a Community-Based Palliative Care Program - May 29, 2024

 2024 Clinical Hospice Management 3-Part Series

This 3-part series will identify, review, and discuss all key components necessary to successfully manage and direct a team within Hospice.

◆ Critical Regulations for Agency Compliance - October 9, 2024

◆ Effectively Managing your Hospice Team - October 23, 2024

◆ CY2025 Updates, Understanding HQRP & Agency Reports, Payment Models and Reimbursement - November 6, 2024

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Register for these webinars and view our 2024 calendar for a list of our upcoming education opportunities

2024 Webinar Schedule