Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights Act (2011)
This bill would amend the Older Americans Act. The Assistant Secretary of Aging, acting through their designee responsible for elder abuse prevention and services, would be responsible for: 1) Establishing best practices for state-based enforcement of a Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights through a Plan for Enforcement, (2) assist states with the development of such Bills of Rights and Plans for Enforcement to support the shift from institutional care to home and community-based long-term care (LTC) services, and (3) develop and use a process for review and approval of state Home Care Consumer Bills of Rights and Plans for Enforcement.
Bill Number S. 1750
Sponsor Senator Al Franken (D-MN) with 3 co-sponsors.
Date of Introduction 10/20/2011
Latest Activity 10/20/2011 Referred to Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov
Topic: Home and Community-Based Services