Working Groups of the Kansas Senior Care Task Force (2021-2022)

House Bill 2114 established the Senior Care Task Force, which will convene from August 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023, to study the following topics:

  1. The provision of care for seniors in the state of Kansas who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other age-related mental health conditions;
  2. The administration of antipsychotic medications to adult care home residents;
  3. The safeguards to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of seniors in Kansas;
  4. Adult care home surveys and fines;
  5. The funding and implementation of the Kansas senior care act, K.S.A. 75-5926 through 75-5936, and amendments thereto;
  6. Senior daycare resources in the state of Kansas; and
  7. Rebalancing of home and community based services.

The Task Force also identified the cross-cutting issue of workforce as an additional topic of study. The Task Force has convened two working groups and a workforce subgroup from December 2021 to January 2023 to develop recommendations related to topics directed to them by the Task Force. KHI was asked to facilitate the working groups and subgroup.

Working Groups

Quality of Care and Protective Services (WGA)

Access to Services (WGB)

Workforce Subgroup

Other Working Group Documents

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