Advisory Council Standing Committees

Advisory Council Standing Committees

Administration/Fiscal/Legislative

  • Oversight of all agency functions related to agency management, fiscal affairs, and legislative issues and advocacy.
  • Areas of concentration are personnel, administrative policy, fiscal budget, contract management, researching legislative issues, advocacy, and inter-relations with the PA Department of Aging and the Department of Public Welfare.

 

Services in the Community

  • Oversight of all services provided to adults 18 to 59 years of age, the disabled community, and older adults who utilize agency programs and services to maintain their independence.

  • Familiarity with the various programs and services available through Aging and Adult Services.

  • Program areas of concentration would be attendant care, protective services, adult day care, homemaker/home support, general care management, and neighborhood senior centers.

  • Includes review and discussion of long-term care issues to include services to adults 18 to 59 years of age and older adults who require placement or are residing in the community with supportive assistance from family or friends.

  • Long-term care issues include assessment and care management, Family Caregiver Support Program, and the Enhanced Nursing Home Transition Program.

Resource Development and Strategic Planning

  • Assist with Aging and Adult Services 4-year plan, explore innovative measures to continue to meet the changing needs of the diverse population with our programs and services, and promote volunteer opportunities within the Apprise and Volunteer Ombudsman programs.

  • Includes pro-active measures to investigate how to “better serve” the increasing demand for services with limited budgets and exploration of securing categorical dollars.  

  • Reviews public information disseminated and participates in expanding community relations including assistance with promoting the agency’s website and providing feedback.