Specialized Information for:

Nursing HomesAssisted Living/Board & Care Home and Community Based Services

Events

Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Katie Kohler, Program and Outreach Associate.  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.

2017


Residents' Rights Month 2017: It's All About Me: My Life, My Care, My Choices

October 01, 2017 - October 31, 2017

October is “Residents’ Rights Month,” an annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities. It is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect and the rights of each resident. The theme for this year’s Residents’ Rights Month, “It’s All About Me: My Life, My Care, My Choices,” focuses on the respect and dignity of every resident.

Webinar - LTCOP Volunteer Management: Model Materials and Sharing Best Practices

May 31, 2017

This 90-minute webinar is applicable to all staff representatives who recruit, train, and work with volunteer Ombudsman program representatives. The speakers shared the new model volunteer intake and risk management materials (e.g., application form, interview questions, code of ethics, acknowledgement form) and highlighted recruitment ideas.

Webinar - LTCOP Rule: Identifying and Addressing Individual Conflicts of Interest

April 25, 2017

This webinar was designed to assist Ombudsman program representatives in understanding the COI provisions in the LTCOP Rule and how to apply them in your work.

Webinar - LTCOP Rule: Supporting Person-Centered Advocacy- Complaint Investigations and Abuse Reporting

March 30, 2017

The National Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC) hosted the first webinar of a two-part series on the LTCOP Rule. Speakers included, Louise Ryan, Ombudsman Program Specialist, Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs, AoA/ACL; Carol Scott, Ombudsman Specialist, National Ombudsman Resource Center; and Jan Brown, Ombudsman Specialist PA Department of Aging.

2016


Residents' Rights Month 2016: My Vote Matters

October 01, 2016 - October 31, 2016

Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event designated by the Consumer Voice and is celebrated in October to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, sub acute units, assisted living, board and care and retirement communities. It is a time for celebration and recognition offering an opportunity for every facility to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect and the value of each individual resident. The theme for Residents’ Rights Month 2016 is, “My Vote Matters” with the goal of highlighting residents’ right to vote and participate in the political process.

Changing Landscape of Long-term Care Conference

June 10, 2016 - June 10, 2016

Join VOYCE, the local ombudsman program in St. Louis, for the 5th Annual Changing Landscape of Long Term Care Conference. This year there will be national and local experts present discuss dynamic strategies, innovative tools and available long-term care options.

2015


Residents' Rights Month 2015: CARE Matters

October 01, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event designated by the Consumer Voice and is celebrated in October to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, sub acute units, assisted living, board and care and retirement communities. It is a time for celebration and recognition offering an opportunity for every facility to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect and the value of each individual resident. The theme for Residents’ Rights Month 2015 is, “CARE Matters” with the goal of highlighting quality care.

Identifying, Preventing, and Responding to Bullying in Long-Term Care Facilities Webinar

July 28, 2015

Save the date to join a discussion about the prevalence of bullying among residents in long-term care facilities and learn how to identify, prevent, and respond to these incidents.

Webinar: Supporting Volunteer LTC Ombudsmen and Minimizing Risk

April 28, 2015 - April 28, 2015

During this webinar we discuss how risk management applies to every aspect of managing and supporting volunteer long-term care ombudsmen. Presenters provide tips for screening volunteers, identifying and removing risk, and responding to situations when the actions, or inaction, of a volunteer LTCO negatively impacts your program.

2015 State LTC Ombudsman Annual Training Conference

April 22, 2015 - April 24, 2015 Decatur, GA

Each spring, the Center holds the annual State LTC Ombudsman Training Conference - the only conference designed specifically for State LTC Ombudsmen.