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** REVISION **
SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Health & Human Services
TIME & DATE:
9:00 AM, Wednesday, May 12, 2010
PLACE:
Senate Chamber
CHAIR:
Senator Jane Nelson
The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services will take up the
following charges:
 
Charge #6 - Explore strategies to support the needs of aging Texans,
including best practices in nursing home diversion, expediting access to
community services, and programs to assist seniors and their families in
navigating the long-term care system with the goal of helping seniors
remain in the community. Study the guardianship program implemented by the
Department of Aging and Disabilities and the Department of Adult
Protective Services, including the efficiency and effectiveness of the
program, the relationship between the two agencies, the appropriate rights
for parents, and whether clients and their assets are adequately
protected to ensure the state is appropriately indentifying seniors in
need of protection.
 
Charge #10 - Study current practices of the Texas Medical Board relating
to disclosure of complaints.
 
Public testimoony will be limited to 3 minutes.
If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on
each.
** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **