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DHS news release

Meeting notice

Feb. 3, 2004

Contact: Jim Sellers (503) 945-5738
Program contact: Sharon Miller (503) 947-5169

Home Care Commission, committees schedule three meetings


The state Home Care Commission and two of its committees have scheduled public meetings this week.

Home Care Commission: The full commission will meet Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 137-D of the Human Services Building, 500 Summer St., N.E., Salem. Agenda items include reports from the qualifications and registry committees, updates on workers compensation and health insurance, and a report about a grant.

Qualifications Committee: This committee will meet Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room 137-D of the Human Services Building, 500 Summer St., N.E., Salem. The committee is drafting qualifications for care providers who would be listed on the state registry of providers.

Registry Committee: This committee will meet Friday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Cornerstone room of Building 53 at 4070 Winema Place, N.E., Salem. The committee is preparing a state registry of qualified care providers.

The nine-member Home Care Commission, authorized by voters in November 2000, is charged with improving care to Oregon seniors and people with disabilities.

NOTE: People attending meetings in the Human Services Building will need to show photo identification (such as a state-issued driver license).