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Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee, Forsyth County

Purpose

The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee is part of an advocacy network to help promote and protect the rights of long term-care residents. The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee was established by North Carolina General Statute to be a volunteer, grassroots advocate for residents in nursing homes. Committee members visit facilities, interact with residents, and advocate for quality care in the homes. The committee is also involved in issues advocacy, public education, and the promotion of community involvement within long term care facilities.

Members and Non-Voting Staff Person(s)

Members must reside within Forsyth County and have no conflict of interest.
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Members are appointed by County Commissioners for an initial one year term and can be reappointed for a three year term. The composition of the Committee should include individuals from a spectrum of vocations and professions who have an interest in long term care. One third of the appointments are to be from nominations submitted by nursing home administrators in Forsyth County.
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NOTE: In accordance with the laws establishing the Committee, no member of the Committee or an immediate family member of a person on the Committee shall be a patient in, employed by, have a financial interest in, or be on the governing board of a nursing home served by the Committee. An "immediate family member" is defined as mother, father, sister, brother, spouse, child, grandmother, grandfather, and in-laws.
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Committee members must complete required training, which is provided by the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging Ombudsmen. Committee members are required to visit long-term care facilities at least once every three months, and attend quarterly business/training sessions.

Currently Serving

NameTitleTerm Expires
Ms. Robin S Boger 3/31/2018
Ms. Ella B Brown 11/30/2016
Ms. Aquita L Burrus 9/30/2017
Mr. Phillip T Carter 3/31/2018
Ms. Debbie Cornatzer 10/31/2016
Ms. Claudia Evans 10/31/2016
Ms. Bernice Harrison 11/30/2016
Ms. Jennifer Harriss Staff
Ms. Mechelle N Hayes 12/31/2016
Ms. Patricia Haynie 12/30/2016
Ms. Rochelle L Joyner 9/30/2018
Mr. Richard F Leach 2/28/2019
Mr. William K Leverett 3/30/2017
Ms. Arctavia B Miller 7/30/2018
Mr. Joel S Newman 11/30/2016
Ms. Erin E Powers 12/31/2016
Ms. Acie Scales Staff
Ms. Sylvia S Tyndall 11/30/2017
Mr. Garland A Wallace Sr. 12/31/2018
Ms. Mildred S Wood 12/31/2016

Meetings

Meetings are held quarterly on the 3rd Monday of March, June, September and December at 6:30 p.m. at a location to be determined.

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