Working With NYS Ombudsman As Advocates For Long-Term Care Residents 2022
As members grapple with the crises of clients in long-term care facilities, we have learned that we need allies in addressing needs and rights of the residents in these settings. This training will review the basic resident rights found in federal and state regulations impacting this vulnerable population, tools available through the ombudsman program, as well as other advocacy strategies to address protecting these rights. The goal is for elder law and other attorneys working with older adults and other individuals with disabilities in these settings to learn how to collaborate with the ombudsman program to effectively meet our clients’ care needs while in long-term care settings for short term or more permanent care.
Overview of the NY State’s Ombudsman program roles and responsibilities.
An Outline of typical resident problems and how an Ombudsman addresses them.
Case examples of successes and challenges.
How the Elder Law Attorneys can interact with the Ombudsman and compliment and advance the goals and rights of residents.
This program is cosponsored by the Long Term Care Community Coalition.
Free Registration is available to the Long Term Care Community Coalition and their network of families and resident advocates.
Please contact the Member Resource Center at 1-800-582-2452 or by email at [email protected] for more information.
- September 12, 2022
- 1:00 PM
- 2:00 PM
- Virtual Participation
- Christopher Bray, Section Chair, Rheinhardt & Bray, PC (Elder Law and Special Needs Section Chair)
- Nina Loewenstein, Moderator, Disability Law Center (Vice-Chair Elder Law & Special Needs Section Committee on Long-Term Care Facility Reform)
- Deepankar Mukerji, Planning Co-Chair, Attorney at Law
- Matthew J. Nolfo, Planning Co-Chair, Matthew J. Nolfo & Associates
- Claudette Royal, New York State Office for the Aging
- Stephen Syzdek, New York State Office for the Aging
- Committee on Long-Term Care Facility Reform
- Elder Law & Special Needs Section
- Committee on Continuing Legal Education