Registration is Open for 2022 Consumer Voice Conference
Registration is now open for the 2022 Consumer Voice Conference in Baltimore, Maryland November 14-16, 2022 and virtually December 8-9, 2022. At the 2022 In-Person & Virtual Conferences, you will:
- Listen to key experts at the federal level discuss the latest policy updates;
- Hear the voices of long-term care consumers;
- Connect with advocates nationwide and learn about best practices;
- Gain skills relevant to your work; and
- Return to your state and community revitalized and equipped with new tools to put your systems and individual advocacy into action!
Learn more and register on our website.
Materials Available from Consumer Voice and AARP Briefing on Nursing Home Reforms
Materials are available from our recent briefing with AARP, The Time is Now to Reform Nursing Homes. At the briefing, expert panelists, along with a nursing home resident and a resident family member, spoke of the importance of supporting the Biden Administration's nursing home reforms.
Get the recording and written remarks on our website.
Technical Assistance (TA) Talk Tomorrow on Investigating Complaints Involving Allegations of Abuse
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program representatives are invited to join NORC tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29th at 3:00pm ET for a quarterly Technical Assistance (TA) Talk on investigating complaints involving allegations of abuse. Beverley Laubert, National Ombudsman Program Coordinator, Administration for Community Living (ACL), will open the discussion by reviewing pertinent federal requirements and guidance that explain the role of the LTCOP in investigating allegations of abuse. Dale Watson, South Carolina State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, and Jessica Winters, Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman, South Carolina, will share a case example with local and state level advocacy and coordination with other entities such as Adult Protective Services (APS), state licensing and certification, Medicaid, and the Attorney General. There will be ample time for questions and discussion following the presentation.