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Roadmap to Assisted Living & Your Rights

September 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Each September KABC hosts our annual membership meeting and free caregiver training to support the incredible family and paid caretakers who care for older adults. 

The Annual Membership Meeting begins at 1:00 pm. Active KABC members will elect new and renewing Board of Directors.
Current members up for re-election:

  • President Molly Wood
  • Treasurer Deborah Merrill
  • Barbara Braa
  • Andrea Leavitt

The Annual Caregiver Training runs from 1:30 until 3:30.

   Camille Russell, newly appointed Kansas Long-Term Care Ombudsman in January 2021, will discuss resident rights in assisted living facilities, how to advocate for yourself or on behalf of a loved-one, and how she and regional ombudsmen can help resolve conflicts in care facilities.

   KABC Executive Director Margaret Farley, JD, BSN talks about the differences between assisted living care facilities and nursing facilities.  She will also discuss “Charlie’s Bill” which addresses the right to appeal an involuntary discharge from assisted living care facilities. More about Charlie’s Bill  HB 2004 Hand Out

There will be a Q&A session following each presentation.

There is not cost to attend.  Registration is required:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8muT8GYhRIK2kawDGPC0GA

Details

Date:
September 10, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Kansas Advocates for Better Care, Inc.
Phone:
800-525-1782
Email:
info@kabc.org
View Organizer Website