Adult Services Committee

To provide vision, input and direction in the provision of services that benefit older and disabled adults served by county departments of social services in their efforts to achieve and maintain health and social/economic well-being, to prolong independence and to maintain dignity.

Chairs: John Carroll (Rutherford);  Angela Ellis (Greene); Clint Lewis (Carteret)
Apprentice: Felissa Ferrell (Rockingham) 

2021 Meeting Dates
 

Recurring Monthly Committee Meeting Link through December 2021:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82224018575?pwd=RjYwQkdwRmNWQkVaSUk4Zmh6SkhKdz09

Meeting ID: 822 2401 8575

Passcode: 826154

Dial-in Number:  929 436 2866

 

 

Adult Services Committee Meeting August 11, 2021 – 12-2 PM

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DMH: Available resources for our Aging and Disabled population
Upcoming training for staff:
The Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Teams or GAST Teams provide education about the needs of older adults with mental illness to community agencies such as local NAMI organizations, senior centers, nutrition sites supported by local Area Agencies on Aging, health departments and other invested community groups. GAST Program provides training to agencies serving older adults. You can do an internet search for “GAST Teams” and learn more about the teams that operate around the State.

Here are some links of other agencies that provide training:
Administration of Community Living – https://acl.gov
Alzheimer Association – https://www.alz.org/
National Alliance of Caregivers – https://www.caregiving.org/

 

Adult Services Committee Meeting September 8, 2021 – 12-2 PM

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Minutes
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Presentation

Adult Services Committee Meeting August 11, 2021 – 12-2 PM

https://zoom.us/j/97681765121?pwd=YXZrSU5zclpKa0xaT2IxYks3NFdUZz09
Meeting ID: 976 8176 5121
Passcode: 878468
Dial-in Number: 929 436 2866

Agenda
Minutes
Presentation

DMH: Available resources for our Aging and Disabled population
Upcoming training for staff:
The Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Teams or GAST Teams provide education about the needs of older adults with mental illness to community agencies such as local NAMI organizations, senior centers, nutrition sites supported by local Area Agencies on Aging, health departments and other invested community groups. GAST Program provides training to agencies serving older adults. You can do an internet search for “GAST Teams” and learn more about the teams that operate around the State.

Here are some links of other agencies that provide training:
Administration of Community Living – https://acl.gov
Alzheimer Association – https://www.alz.org/
National Alliance of Caregivers – https://www.caregiving.org/