Governor's Veterans Long Term Care Advisory Commission
Also known as:
Minnesota Governor's Veterans Long-Term Care Advisory Commission
Function: The Commission will provide recommendations to the Governor on long term care operations, administration, management, and governance models which incorporate the best examples of innovative approaches to maximize quality care and quality of life for veterans. Commission will review current problems facing some Veterans Homes, in particular the Minneapolis facility, regarding patient care, will review current standard and legal requirements for providing long term care to veterans, will review methods used within Minnesota and other states to successfully deliver high quality long term care services.
Active dates:February, 2007 - November, 2007
The governor created the Veterans Long Term Care Advisory Commission days after the state began a new round of fines against the Minneapolis home for two uncorrected problems cited during a February reinspection.
The commission includes presidents of three long-term care corporations, a health insurer, two researchers from the University of Minnesota and a former administrator of the Minneapolis home.
The commission held nine meetings from May 16, 2007, to November 19, 2007.
7 public members appointed by the Governor; 8 additional members possible.
Dale Thompson, Chair
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