Calendar

January

Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Alia Murphy, Associate, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

February

February 11, 2015 Webinar: Involuntary Transfer and Discharge from Nursing Homes: Prevention, Advocacy, and Appeals

Click on the link below to access a new webinar entitled, Involuntary Transfer and Discharge from Nursing Homes: Prevention, Advocacy, and Appeals.  The webinar discussed strategies and best practices for preventing and advocating for residents facing involuntary discharge from a nursing home, and considered how those strategies, best practices change/stay the same if the resident is in assisted living. The presenters also reviewd best practices for supporting residents and families, identifying legal support, appealing discharge notices, and more.

Lori Smetanka, director of the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC) presented, along with Eric Carlson, Co-Directing Attorney, National Senior Citizens Law Center and Mary Ann Parker, Attorney, DC Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

Click here to view the webinar.

March

March 2, 2015 Webinar on the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Final Rule

Please join us on March 2, at 3:00 p.m. ET for a webinar on the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program final rule. This rule guides implementation of the portions of the Older Americans Act governing grants to states for operation of Long-Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman programs.
 
Presented by ACL staff, this webinar will provide an opportunity to review sections of the rule including:
Responsibilities of key figures in the system, including the Ombudsman and representatives of the Office of the Ombudsman;

  • Responsibilities of the entities in which LTC Ombudsman programs are housed;
  • Criteria for establishing consistent, person-centered approaches to resolving complaints on behalf of residents;
  • Appropriate role of LTC Ombudsman programs in resolving abuse complaints; and
  • Conflicts of interest: processes for identifying and remedying conflicts so that residents have access to effective, credible ombudsman services.

Register Today!

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs final rule now can be found online in the Federal Register, here.

April

April 22-24, 2014 - 2014 Annual State Long-Term Care Ombudsman National Training Conference

Atlanta, GA

May

Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Alia Murphy, Associate, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

June

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July

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August

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September

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October

October 16-17, 2014 - New National Aging and Law Conference in Washington, DC

This is a rebirth of the National Aging and Law Conference that was last held in December 2010. And a replacement for the NAELA National Aging and Law Institute that was held for the last time in 2013. 
 
Details and a call for speakers will be available soon.  For information, contact David Godfrey at the ABA Commission on Law and Aging – David.Godfrey@Americanbar.org.

November

Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Alia Murphy, Associate, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

December

Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Alia Murphy, Associate, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
 


Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Alia Murphy, Associate, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.  The Ombudsman Resource Center Calendar of Events is intended to include specific events, national meetings, training sessions of the aging network and other organizations of possible interest. NORC and Consumer Voice are not responsible for the content of the meetings (except where sponsored by Consumer Voice) or for changes in the dates or locations. Please contact the sponsoring organization directly for additional information.