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Now Recruiting for Long-Term Care Councils in Several Regions

Care Wisconsin is currently recruiting  members for our Long-Term Care Council in several counties. If you live in Brown, Waukesha, LaCrosse and surrounding counties, and would like to improve long-term care quality in your community, consider applying today.

Care Wisconsin Advisory Council Members will:

  • Conduct outreach to stakeholders (members, families, providers, advocates, etc.) to encourage participation and feedback regarding the Family Care/Partnership programs and develop recommendations to improve programs based on the feedback.
  • Regularly review service utilization and fiscal reports, along with other periodic reports (member satisfaction, grievance and appeals, external quality reviews, scorecards, etc.) and recommend Performance Improvement Projects (PIP) and other quality improvement initiatives.
  • Review feedback from Member Advisory Committees and Provider Quality Advisory Committees.
  • Promote self-determination and member engagement among Family Care/Partnership participants to meet their long-term care outcomes.
  • Engage local county staff in order for them to have an avenue for input with regards to serving members in their counties.
  • Act as ambassadors for initiatives that are core to member experience.
  • Provide an avenue to inform each other of statewide and local initiatives, such as Alzheimer’s/dementia work and mental health initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Interest and commitment in carrying out the mission and vision of Care Wisconsin.
  • Care Wisconsin member, family member, volunteer guardian or advocate, engaged community member with interest, knowledge or experience in issues affecting the frail elderly, or persons with physical or developmental disabilities.
  • Advisory Council members may not receive financial compensation from Family Care or Partnership program-related sources and must complete a conflict of interest report and have no conflicts for consideration.
  • Ability to review reports and make recommendations.
  • Local community involvement with an interest in developing further linkages between the community and the Care Wisconsin programs.

Those who are interested in becoming a part of these new Advisory Councils should complete the Description: PDF document Application (132 KB) and Description: PDF documentConflict of Interest form (84 KB). Please submit applications to our Executive Director of Long Term Care by March 31.