Webinar: Long Term Care Abuse in the Era of COVID-19

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LONG TERM CARE ABUSE IN THE ERA OF COVID-19

Tuesday, June 16, 10-11 am

FACILITATORS:

  • Shawna Reeves, Director, Elder Abuse Prevention Program, Institute on Aging
  • Tamari Hedani, Associate Director, Elder Abuse Prevention Program, Institute on Aging

PANELISTS:

  • Benson Nadell, Program Director, San Francisco Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Nicole Howell, Executive Director for Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano Counties and Alameda; Steering Committee Member, California Elder Justice Coalition
  • Mike Dark, Staff Attorney, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Learn what long-term care ombudsmen, advocates at California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, and members of the California Elder Justice Coalition are doing to advocate for the safety of residents in California’s long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic
  2. Understand why long-term care facilities were so unprepared for COVID-19
  3. Come away with three things you can do to advocate for change and reform in California’s long-term care system

For questions about the event please contact the host: https://www.ioaging.org/contact-us

Continuing education credits available for: BRN (for RNs); CAMFT (serves LCSW/MFT/LPCC/LEP); MCLE (Attorneys/Licensed Fiduciaries). Enter your license number and the email you would like your certificate to be sent to when registering for the webinar.

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