Sunday, April 13, 2014

Long-Term Care Commission Sets Additional Public Meetings



The Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission is working on recommendations on how to improve the long-term care system in Pennsylvania. 

The commission has until Dec. 31, 2014 to submit a plan to the governor that will set priorities and guidelines to improve the current long-term care system. As part of the development of that plan, the commission is seeking public input.

The commission is accepting written comments from the public through June 27, 2014. In addition, it is holding public meetings across the state where attendees will be permitted to provide verbal comments and feedback on the state of long-term care. 

The initial public meeting was held in Harrisburg last Friday, April 11. Additional public meetings have been set for the times and locations listed below.  
For more information on the Commission see my recent post at: http://tinyurl.com/osxqkz8, or visit its webpage here or call 717-425-5719 or 1-800-654-5984 (TDD users).   

Here is a list of upcoming Public Hearing dates and locations:

Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Mercer, PA
Time: 9 a.m. – noon
Mercer County Career Center
776 Greenville Rd.
Mercer, PA 16137

Friday, May 9, 2014, in Allison Park, PA
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
A.W. Beattie Career Center
9600 Babcock Blvd.
Allison Park, PA 15101

Friday, May 30, 2014, in Williamsport, PA
Time: 9 a.m. – noon
Pennsylvania College of Technology
1 College Ave.
Williamsport, PA 17701

Friday, June 6, 2014, in Blue Bell, PA
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Montgomery County Community College
Central Blue Bell Campus
340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Friday, June 20, 2014, in Lords Valley, PA
Time: 9 a.m. – noon
Pike County Training Center
135 Pike County Blvd.
Lords Valley, PA 18428
If you intend to provide verbal comments at a public meeting, you must register to attend the meeting two business days prior to the meeting.To register to present verbal comments or to attend the public meeting, please go to the registration page and follow the registration instructions by clicking here. You may also register by calling, 717-425-5719 or 1-800-654-5984 (TDD users) with your name and phone number.
Verbal comments at a public meeting will be limited to five minute to allow others time to share their comments. 

Written comments and feedback may be submitted through June 27, 2014 via email to:
or via US mail at PO Box 2675, Attn: OLTL POLICY, Harrisburg, PA 17105.

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