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  Agenda Item # 8.D.       
Bexar Senior Advisory Committee
Meeting Date: 03/09/2018  
Title:    Healthcare Consortium Report from Feb. 16, 2018 Meeting

MEMBERSHIP:
  X Yolanda Velez, Chair   Jo B. Alexander (Ex-Officio)
  Dawn Hamilton   X Tina Higdon, Staff Liaison
  Elaine Talarski    

2018 Goals
1. Develop a Family Council guide to start and maintain a family council in a long term care facility
2. Educate family members and and caregivers how to advocate for family members and build strong relationships with facility staff
3. Pilot the developed program in a long term facility
TOPICS DISCUSSED:

1. Name change
2. Develop a survey for Nursing Facility Administrators to determine needs for a Family Council in facilities

 

DECISIONS MADE:

1. Name change to Long Term Care Resident Advocacy with approval.
2. Yolanda will develop a survey for facility administrators for input of the need for Family Councils.
3. We will speak with the Ombudsman staff to brainstorm ideas and access the need for Family Councils and ask Ombudsman to poll family members during visits regarding what they would want to see in a Family Council.
4. Develop a Tool kit to assist with development of Family Council within facilities.
5. Selection of a Nursing Facility in Bexar County to pilot the Family Council Tool Kit.
 

ACTIONS NEEDED:
None at this time.
NEXT MEETING DATE:
Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:30 am 
Luby's Cafeteria
8511 Tesoro Drive; San Antonio, TX  78217
STAFF LIAISON CONTACT INFORMATION:
Tina M Higdon
Managing Local Ombudsman
Bexar Area Agency on Aging
210-362-5226
thigdon@aacog.com

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