Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

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2017 Meeting Dates

February 7, 2017

March 14, 2017

April 11, 2017

May 9, 2017

June 13, 2017

July 11, 2017

September 12, 2017

October 10, 2017

November 14, 2017

December 12, 2017

The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee’s (NHCAC) primary function is to maintain the rights of residents living in nursing homes. The committee serves as the link between the community and the homes, seeking to increase community involvement and, at the same time, promoting community education and awareness of the needs of the resident in these homes.

The committee members are local citizens who are appointed by the Durham County Board of Commissioners as volunteer grassroots advocates for the residents. They receive training and technical assistance from the Region J Ombudsman.

Members of the Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee visit Durham County nursing home's quarterly to speak with residents to ensure their rights are being upheld as well as encourage nursing homes to participate in culture change efforts, such as, consistent assignment and offering more personal choices to their residents.

To view nursing home NHCAC visit reports, please click here and click on Nursing Home Facility Listings in the left column.

For more information, please contact Pam Palmer, Region J Long Term Care Ombudsman, at (919) 558-2714 or email


 Meeting Date and Time Monthly, Fourth Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
 Meeting Place

Durham Center for Senior Life 
406 Rigsbee Avenue, Suite 202
Durham, NC 27701

 Contact Person Pam Palmer
 Contact Email



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 July 24, 2012

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 February 28, 2012

 January 24, 2012