3189.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Political Advocacy for Home and Community-based Services

Many states are currently developing home and community-based long-term care services. This session focuses on how the stakeholders in home care, residential care, and other forms of home and community-based care can work to politically influence this process
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Organizer(s):Ramon Castellblanch, PhD
4:30 PMOrganizing to Improve In-Home Support Services for the Elderly and People with Disabilities in San Francisco, California
Vera Haile
4:50 PMAdvocating for Home and Community Services in New York
Carol Rodat
The following abstracts have been withdrawn by the authors:
Building Home Care and Residential Care in the State of Maine
Christine Gianopoulos, MPA
Advocating for Long-term Care Alternatives to Nursing Homes in Texas and Oregon
Richard Ladd
Sponsor:Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus
Cosponsors:Disability Forum; Gerontological Health; Health Administration; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Spirit of 1848 Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA