Senior Living Providers Prevent Poor Regulation

A new rule proposed by the Georgia Department of Community Health would have forced frail assisted living residents into nursing homes. But thanks to an ALFA and GA-ALFA organized grassroots effort cartier santos 100 replica, the rule will be shot down.

The Georgia rule would have required assisted living residents to be able to exit buildings unassisted during an emergency situation But ALFA members and supporters convinced the state to reconsider. The proposed rule would have forced hundreds of seniors to leave their assisted living homes and harmed the ability of many professionally managed senior living communities to continue to offer quality care in Georgia.

ALFA-retained lobbyists and a letter writing campaign that produced 850-plus e-mails from providers cartier roadster replica, residents, and families to over 124 legislators are thought to have influenced the state’s decision.

More than 30,000 Georgians live in thousands of assisted living communities across the state according to Genia Ryan, president of the Georgia chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America. Read more from Ryan in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Proposed Assisted Living Change Stirs Anger”.Link Icon

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