Advocacy Updates

Governor Proclaims October Residents’ Rights Month:

Pictured: Governor Nathan Deal, DHS Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden, DAS Director Abby Cox, State Ombudsman Melanie McNeil, Ann Williams, Advisory Council Chair, Ombudsman Advisory Council Members, State Ombudsman Staff and Interns

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman participates with the Coalition of Advocates for Georgia’s Elderly. For more information about the CO-AGE priorities go to Georgia Council on Aging’s website.


Monthly meetings of the Board of Human Services are normally held at 2 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. Please view website meeting information.


The Board of Community Health normally meets the second Thursday monthly. For information check this site.


Click here to view information about the members of the Boards of DHS and click here for DCH.


The Department of Human Services provides social and aging services. The Department of Community Health administers Medicaid.


Click to their websites to obtain information about the budget process:

DCH

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care(formerly NCCNHR) continues to provide information on long-term care issues. Get Action Alerts and Bulletins, with updates about residents’ rights, quality of care, and staffing, from the Washington Update portion of the website.