Aging Services of Washington, nowÂ LeadingAge Washington,Â has a variety of committees and forums that are essential to the planning of public policy objectives, staff development, and innovations.Â Our committees and forums rely exclusively on our members’ generosity of their most precious commodity – TIME.Â We encourage you, and the many experts on your staff, to get (or stay) involved in your association so that together we can more effectively address today’s needs and advance the future of aging services.
Please contact us for more information on the following committees and forums:
Assisted Living â€“ Key Issues: State assisted livingÂ regulations, licensingÂ and compliance, Medicaid funding, care transitions and legislation affecting assisted living and related services.
Executive Committee â€“ Key Issues: (Elected Position) In accordance with the bylaws, the executive committee transacts all necessary business between board meetings and other business referred to it by the Board.
Finance/Audit Committee – Key Issues: LeadingAgeÂ investments, financials, operating budget and audit activities.
Health Care Committee – Key Issues: ADSA operating budget and LTC residential Medicaid payment systems, certificate of need, and survey and other nursing facility compliance issues.
Partnerships and Collaboration -Â Key Issues: Supporting members in the development of community partnerships & collaborationÂ with local hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living communities, senior housing, adult day services, home health agencies, physician groups, community clinics and other appropriate partners.
Professional Development Committee â€“ Key Issues: Develop educational offerings throughout the year for front-line and management staff,Â plan Annual Conference and selection yearly Senior Stars.
Public Relations Committee â€“ Key Issues: Awards,Â public relations and communication strategies, including the telling of member stories and the Awards of Excellence.
Senior Living & Community Services Committee – Key Issues: Advocacy for low income and affordable housing and supportive community services, housing and community support services policy and delivery mechanisms, HUD regulations and fair housing. Supportive services include home health, home care, adult day services, respite, senior nutrition, and transportation.
Technology Committee â€“ Key Issues: Build strategic partnerships with innovators to encourage development of affordable and relevant products for seniors and providers, provide resources to members to adopt innovations. More
Forums: Generally meet quarterly, are self-governed and open to all member where collaboration and lively discussions on current issues are encouraged among colleagues.
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