The next meeting of the Patient Protection Oversight Committee is scheduled for:
Thursday October 3, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
3500 Sunrise Highway, Building 200
Great River, NY 11739-9006
Administrative Board Room
- Overview of general activity of the Patient Advocate Unit.
- There will be a presentation by Stephanie Silva, MA, CBIS, Director of Community Based Services at the Head Injury Association. Stephanie will be speaking about the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) Waiver Programs. These programs, for individuals with disabilities, are designed to increase independence, community inclusion, and self-reliance. Additionally, Roberta Rosenberg, creator of the website, “Destination: Accessible” will speak about the challenges of mobility issues and finding navigable destination venues. The goal of “Destination: Accessible” is “to provide information to anyone with mobility challenge needs to make an informed decision as to whether or not a destination is appropriated for him/her and what to expect when you get there”
If you will be joining us for this meeting, please let us know in advance if you will need an accommodation that will make the event accessible to you.
Media representatives who would like information or who plan to attend the meeting are asked to contact Grace Kelly-McGovern at 631-854-0095.
For Directions: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices/Directions.aspx
The Patient Protection Oversight Committee was created in 2013 by the Suffolk County Legislature to assist vulnerable residents with accessing needed health care services.