April 2, 2019
Mark your calendar for an upcoming NORC webinar titled, Trauma-Informed Care: Nursing Home Responsibilities and Ombudsman Program Advocacy on Monday, June 10th at 3:00pm – 4:30pm ET.
Ensuring that residents who are trauma survivors receive culturally competent, trauma-informed care is one of several new federal requirements which will go into effect when Phase 3 of the revised federal nursing home regulations are implemented November 28, 2019. Attendees will learn about trauma-informed care, the new federal requirement, how trauma-informed care relates to resident-centered care, and what this means for Ombudsman program advocacy and communication.
Presenters include Nancy Kusmaul, Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a representative of the Washington State Ombudsman program. NORC will share resources, including a new fact sheet regarding trauma-informed care. This training is open to all Ombudsman programs.
Registration information will be available in May.