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Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee, Forsyth County

Purpose

The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee is part of an advocacy network to help promote and protect the rights of long term-care residents. The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee was established by North Carolina General Statute to be a volunteer, grassroots advocate for residents in nursing homes. Committee members visit facilities, interact with residents, and advocate for quality care in the homes. The committee is also involved in issues advocacy, public education, and the promotion of community involvement within long term care facilities.

Members

Members must reside within Forsyth County and have no conflict of interest.
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Members are appointed by County Commissioners for an initial one year term and can be reappointed for a three year term. The composition of the Committee should include individuals from a spectrum of vocations and professions who have an interest in long term care. One third of the appointments are to be from nominations submitted by nursing home administrators in Forsyth County.
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NOTE: In accordance with the laws establishing the Committee, no member of the Committee or an immediate family member of a person on the Committee shall be a patient in, employed by, have a financial interest in, or be on the governing board of a nursing home served by the Committee. An "immediate family member" is defined as mother, father, sister, brother, spouse, child, grandmother, grandfather, and in-laws.
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Committee members must complete required training, which is provided by the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging Ombudsmen. Committee members are required to visit long-term care facilities at least once every three months, and attend quarterly business/training sessions.

Meetings

Meetings are held quarterly on the 3rd Monday of March, June, September and December at 6:30 p.m. at a location to be determined.

Open Appointments

The following appointments are open for applicants:

 
Capacity and Additional Information
Deadline to Apply
Apply Online Administrators' Slot; One (1) Appointment, Three-Year Term, Expiring July 2017 (Non-incumbents will serve a term of one year.) 8/20/2014 5:00:00 PM
Apply Online Open; One (1) Appointment, Three-Year Term, Expiring September 2017 (Non-incumbents will serve a term of one year.) 8/20/2014 5:00:00 PM
 

District Map

District Map

At Large
Bill Whiteheart - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
District A
Everette Witherspoon - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
Walter Marshall - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
District B
Mark Baker - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
Richard V. Linville - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
David R. Plyler - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Gloria D. Whisenhunt - Term Expires: Dec. 2016

Forsyth County Code

The County Code is the official record of ordinances adopted by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. By clicking on the link below, you will be able to access an online copy of the County Code.

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View the Forsyth County Code

TV Broadcast Schedule

View our TV Broadcast on the Government Channel The Commissioner's meetings, held on Mondays, are broadcast live at 6:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the following Tuesday at 9:00 AM and the following Wednesday at 9:00 pm.

The Commissioner's briefings, held on Thursdays, are broadcast live at 2:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the same day at 6:00 pm.