Community Advisory Committee Print E-mail

The NC General Assembly authorized three types of community advisory committees:

• Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee
• Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee
• Nursing and Adult Care Home Joint Community Advisory Committee

Each committee is mandated to:

• Work to maintain the intent of the Resident’s Bill of Rights and ensure quality care for the long term care residents.

• Promote community involvement and cooperation within long term care facilities.

• Conduct quarterly visits in adult care homes and nursing homes in the county and annually visit all family care homes in the county.

• Apprise itself of the general conditions under which the persons are residing in the homes and shall work for the best interests of the persons in the homes.  This may include assisting persons who have grievances with the home and facilitating the resolution of grievances at the local level.

• Prepare reports as required by the Department of Health and Human Services containing an appraisal of the problems of facilities as well as issues affecting long term care in general.

 For More Information Contact:

Ty Whitaker, Regional Ombudsman
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