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Guardianship Training - "Your Life, Your Rights, Your Voice" Empowerment for long-term care residents, and the Ombudsman program.

Scheduled on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 2:00 PM

Faculty: Shannon Nieuwsma

Shannon Nieuwsma is a designated Long-Term Care Ombudsman with the ND Department of Health and Human Services, a position she has held for 10 years.  As a Long-Term Care Ombudsman, she is a resident directed advocate for the health, welfare, safety and rights of individuals living in Assisted Living, Basic Care, Hospital Swing Beds, and Skilled Nursing Facilities in North Dakota. 

Synopsis:  After attending "Your Life, Your Rights, Your Voice", participants will have a clear understanding of the types of long-term care facilities operating in the state of North Dakota and the nuances that exist among those levels of care.  Code of Federal Regulations 483 (CFR483) and the ND Century Code 50-102 addressing residents' rights will be reviewed to familiarize attendees with the rights guaranteed to residents of long-term care. 

Central Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

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