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Affordable and Accessible Housing: A National Perspective

Presentation slides from the Midwest Regional Housing Forum provide an overview of the Olmstead decision, implications of Olmstead, the population covered by Olmstead, as well as info regarding housing affordability for people with disabilities, key principles of supportive housing, housing resources and opportunities. The slides also provide potential strategis for housing under Olmstead.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49815

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Midwestern Regional Housing Forum Introduction & Notes

In Sept. ‘03 the Community Living Exchange Collaborative brought together 6 states for a Midwestern Regional Housing Forum. The presentation provides an overview and goals of the two-day forum. The notes provide an overview of the purpose and identify objectives of the Forum and highlight the specific action steps identified by the six participating state teams.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49814

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The Future Supply of Long Term Care Workers in relation to The Aging Baby Boom Generation

This report is a product of collaboration between HHS and DOL in response to the requests from the U.S. Congress. Staff at these Departments worked collaboratively to share information and data pertaining to direct care workers in long-term care settings and to develop a joint set of recommendations for the future. This report includes information on informal caregivers, direct care workers, and paraprofessional direct services workers.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49811

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Proposal: Adapting a Cultural Competence Assessment Protocol for Nursing Facilities Serving Racially and Ethnically Diverse Residents

The overall goal of this project presented in this proposal is to determine the feasibility of adapting an existing cultural competence organizational assessment protocol for application in nursing facilities, in particular, skilled nursing settings, so that they can assess their organizational cultural competence as well as use results to develop strategies for improvement. Proposed by SUNY Dept. of Preventative Medicine, Brooklyn, NY.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49810

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Indicators of Cultural Competence in Health Care Delivery Organizations: An Organizational Cultural Competence Assessment Profile

The question “How do we know cultural competence when we see it?” prompted HRSA to sponsor a project to develop indicators of cultural competence in health care delivery organizations. The tool is intended to 1)develop an analytic framework for assessing cultural competence in health care delivery organizations; 2)identify specific indicators that can be used in connection with this framework; and 3) assess utility, feasibility and practical application of the framework and its indicators.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49802

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Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America

Final report of the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health (issued July 22, 2003). The Commission is part of the \"President's New Freedom Initiative\" to eliminate inequalities for Americans with disabilities. The report outlines goals for mental health and recommendations for achieving them.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49783

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