Trauma-Informed Care

Source: The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Published: 2019


Ensuring that residents who are trauma survivors receive culturally competent, trauma-informed care is one of several new federal requirements which will go into effect when Phase 3 of the revised federal nursing home regulations are implemented November 28, 2019. Attendees learned about trauma-informed care, the new federal requirement, how trauma-informed care relates to resident-centered care, and what this means for Ombudsman program advocacy and communication. Presenters included Nancy Kusmaul, Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Patricia Hunter, Washington State LTC Ombudsman.


Link: Trauma-Informed Care

Topics: Long-term Care, Multidisciplinary Teams, Screening/Assessment

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Health Care