Listed below are some of the most helpful tools we have found for
assisting Nursing Home residents and people with disabilities in dealing
with their advocacy rights problems and other issues.
NCCNHR National Citizen's Coalition For Nursing Home Reform
This organization addresses the issue of providing assistance to
Nursing Home residents in dealing with their problems.
CANHR California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform
This organization does an outstanding job of advocacy for Nursing
Home residents and while based in California, it provides a good
resource for concerned individuals living anywhere.
Helps define what elder abuse and neglect is and how to deal with it
Focuses on Elder Abuse in Nursing Home Issues
ADAPT American Disabled For Attendant Programs
Advocating to get people with disabilities out of Nursing Homes into
CCAL Consumer Consortium On Assisted Living
One of the nationâs largest organizations dedicated solely to the
needs, rights and protections of Assisted Living consumers. www.ccal.org
National Council On Independent Living
A good source for information on Independent Living
An organization that provides advocacy, protection and other services
for the disability community.
These are both great online magazine and resource tools for
disability culture and lifestyle.
New Mobility www.newmobiity.com
The Ragged Edge Magazine www.raggededgemagazine.com
The Eden Alternative
This is the organization started by Dr. William Thomas that is
redefining the needed new Nursing Home model. Everyone who is concerned
over the current Nursing Home crisis needs to review this site!
Provides prenatal, birthing and postpartum care for pregnant women
and girls in need.
Pairs able-bodied and disabled outdoor enthusiasts for various
Pacific Yachting and Sailing
with the Bridge of Hope Outreach Project Provides Monterey Bay
sailing tours and lessons for people with disabilities www.pacificsail.com
Helping people meet age-related legal and care challenges.
CONGRESS OF CALIFORNIA SENIORS
Great advocacy links for seniors and people with disabilities. www.Seniors.org
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE AGING
Promoting the well being and dignity of older persons.
CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS, INC.
Promoting access and integration for people with disabilities.
PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY, INC.
Advocating human and legal rights of people with disabilities.
Helpful Resources for Nursing Home Ministry
Listed below are some of the major Disability Associations.
- Spina Bifida Association of America
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society
- United Cerebral Palsy Association
- Huntington's Disease Society of America
- Brain Injury Association of America
- American Stroke Association (affiliated with the American Heart
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or if you want help in starting a similar program in your area.