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2019 Consumer Voice Conference Materials

See below for PowerPoint slides and handouts used during the 2019 Consumer Voice Conference.  This page will continue to be updated as materials become available.

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Sunday, November 3

7:30am – 12:00pm

NSLTCO Orientation

3:00pm - 5:00pm

NALLTCO Training and Meeting

Monday, November 4

8:30am – 10:30am

Opening Remarks & Welcome

Opening Plenary - The Good, The Bad, and the (very) Ugly: The Latest Policy News from DC

11:00am – 12:15pm

Successful Advocacy Practices for Managed Care: A Case Study of the Wisconsin Ombudsman Program

Identifying and Reducing Abuse Through Collaboration and Person-Centered Approaches

Partnering with Legal Advocates: Reform Through Litigation

Finding the Consumer’s Voice: Nursing Home Complaint

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Box Lunch

Elder Justice Coordinating Council Listening Session - Agenda

2:00pm – 3:15pm

360 Degree Reform in Minnesota’s Assisted Living Facilities – Lessons for Other States

You are the Key, Stand Up for Yourself and Each Other

Let’s Talk NORS

3:45pm – 5:00pm

The Quest Upstream: One Community’s Journey to Support Inclusive Dementia Care

Preventing and Responding to Bullying in Long-Term Care

Back to the Basics: The 3 R’s of Advocacy – Collaboration Between HNJH MLTSS Member Advocates and the New Jersey Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Social Media Advocacy – Building a Bigger Base

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Awards Ceremony and Reception

Tuesday, November 5

8:30am – 10:00am

Plenary – Nursing Home Quality: The CMS 5-Point Plane

10:15am – 11:30am

Addressing Abuse, Neglect, & Suspicion of Crime Against Nursing Home Resident

Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements: Just Say No 

Virtual Visitation in Long-Term Care Facilities

Engage with Older Adults™ – Behavioral Health Skills Training: A New Approach to Workforce Training

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Resident Empowerment Luncheon

2:30pm – 3:45pm

Forgotten Victims No More

Protecting Residents from Financial Exploitation: Tips and Resources

Stand for Quality…Ombudsman Are Not Always the Experts

Engaging and Empowering Consumers Transitioning to MLTSS

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Plenary – Nursing Home Evictions: The Federal Response and Systems Advocacy

Wednesday, November 6

9:00am – 12:00pm

Intensive #1: Behavioral Health Intensive: Taking the Mystery Out of Mental Illness

Intensive #2: Using Data to Strengthen Your Nursing Home Advocacy

Intensive #3: Good Care is Restraint Free! Changing the Culture of Care