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Program Details

Helping People Return to the Community From a Nursing Home


Karen Nelson
Money Follows the Person Specialist
State of Georgia

Lorraine Barr
Options Counseling Specialist
State of Georgia


Georgia Rural Health Association

Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Program Description

Overview of programs available through DCH and DAS to eligible participants in a Nursing Facility who wish to transition back to the community. The role of MDSQ Options Counseling in providing Long Term Services and Support options to people in a nursing facility and in the community.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

- Understand how Money Follows the People and Nursing Home Transitions programs can assist people in returning to the community.

- Identify challenges to people transitioning out of Nursing Facilities.

- Understand how Options Counseling can help individuals and families by providing person centered planning for long term needs.


On Demand
Original program date: Oct 24, 2018

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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