Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Long-term care residents meet and share ideas at the Mid and South Pinellas District Wide Resident Council Meeting

On February 24, the Mid and South Pinellas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council hosted a District Wide Resident Council Meeting at East Bay Rehab and Nursing.  The meeting was well attended with 13 facilities represented by 42 residents, staff and ombudsmen.  We covered topics including a review of residents’ rights, legislative updates, how resident council’s welcome new residents and care plans.  At the next meeting, residents’ voiced their desire to hear more about the upcoming elections and invite local legislators to attend and present to the council.  After the meeting, residents enjoyed socializing with residents from other facilities, raffle prizes, food and cake.  Pictures of the event are posted, below.  Enjoy!

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