A group of individuals representing stakeholders who are serving Washington County residents. The responsibility will be to continuously build and maintain a collaborative network to advance the Point of Entry (POE) and coordination within the local long term care system. The council will function in an advisory capacity.
What will it look like?
Mandated members include:
Membership must be representative of the community it serves. Potential members include but are not limited to:
Early Intervention Programs
Adult Care and Assisted Living Facilities
Community Agencies serving the LTC needs of the community
Will need to appoint committees:
Others may be identified
What is the role of the LTCC?
The LTCC will work in conjecture with the leadership and administrative support from the lead agencies. Meeting will be scheduled on a regular basis with frequency based in the needs identified.
Specific Activities of the LTCC include:
Monitoring POE service gaps and working with appropriate partners to address them.
Ensure that consumers are represented on the council
Address and help plan for needs unique to our community
Have an active role in the service evaluation process with consumer input
Develop new resources to assist or enhance the LTC system including plans for overcoming barriers
Identify, develop, and maintain relationships with policy makers and funding organizations
Other points of the LTCC
Keep in mind that LTC choices tend to be made in a crisis mode