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Help sought in re-establishing Family Council at The Villages of Orleans

Posted 26 June 2018 at 2:18 pm

Editor:

On July 10th at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference room at The Villages of Orleans Nursing Home there will be a Family Council meeting. I am strongly encouraging all family or representatives of a resident to attend.

Under regulation 10NYCRR 415.5, a resident’s family has the right to meet in the facility with the families of other residents. The Villages of Orleans may in no way prohibit the formation of a Family Council.  As the Family Council, we shall be allowed to meet in a common meeting room within the facility, in private, without facility staff at least once per month upon a mutually agreed time.

It has been quite a period of time since the families have gathered and it is time we re-establish the council. Join me on Tuesday, July 10th, at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference room. Looking forward to seeing and hearing from you all.

Sincerely,

Kelly M. Bentley

Albion

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