Disability-Competent Long-Term Services and Supports

You can view the webinar recording below to receive continuing education credit. Supporting documents such as webinar slides, transcript, and additional resources are available to download by scrolling to the attachments section below.

Podcast: 

This webinar is also available as a podcast on SoundCloud and iTunes.

Live Webinar Air Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Description: 

This webinar explores the role that community supports afford participants to function and integrate in their homes and communities. This webinar also explores the range of LTSS options that may be available. Webinar viewers will learn more about the importance of mobility and home modification assessments and the exploration of community services such as recreation and religious centers and health clubs.

Webinar Presenters: 

  • Karen Luken, MSRA, Project Director of the North Carolina Office on Disability and Health (NCODH)
  • Chris Duff, Disability Practice and Policy Consultant

Content:

  1. Understand the role of long-term services and supports (LTSS) to support participants with disabilities to integrate and function in the community as they choose
  2. Understand the range of community supports and living settings used by persons with disabilities; Understand the self-directed and agency modes of home-based supports
  3. Providing participant options for their services and living settings, along with assistance to evaluate the opportunities and limitations of each 
  4. Understand the importance of mobility and home modification assessments and the provision of required equipment
  5. Learn about community service options that may be low-fee or no-fee such as community education or recreation centers, health clubs, church activities, etc.

Continuing Education Credit Information:

Accreditation - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). CMS complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, CMS is authorized to offer 0.1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

After viewing the recording, please visit https://learner.mlnlms.com to access the post-test. More information can be found in the Continuing Education Credit Guide.

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