NORTH CAROLINA SENIOR LIVING ASSOCIATION (NCSLA)
The North Carolina Senior Living Association (NCSLA) is a key voice for assisted living in North Carolina. It is the oldest assisted living association in the state with a membership of adult and family care homes, and has been providing advocacy, education, and supportive experience to the assisted living industry for over 60 years. Jeff Horton is the Executive Director of the NCSLA.
NORTH CAROLINA ASSISTED LIVING ASSOCIATION (NCALA)
The North Carolina Assisted Living Association (NCALA) was established in 1994 to support quality assisted living by respecting the needs of assisted living providers and consumers. It represents more than 350 provider members serving more than 15,000 assisted living residents in adult care homes and family care homes across the state. Frances Messer is the President and CEO of NCALA.
ACCREDITATION COMMISSION FOR HEALTH CARE (ACHC)
Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is a non-profit organization with more than 35 years of experience. Currently, ACHC accredits over 20,000 locations, domestically and internationally. It uses a positive, educational survey approach to drive continuous improvement, and serves assisted living, acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice programs, and other organizations. Teresa Hoosier is the Program Director of the Assisted Living program.
CECIL G. SHEPS CENTER FOR HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (UNC)
The UNC Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services research, established in 1968, improves the health of individuals, families, and populations by understanding the problems, issues and alternatives in the design and delivery of health care services. Sheryl Zimmerman is the Co-Director of the Program on Aging, Chronic Illness, and Long-Term Care, which focuses on quality care and outcomes for older adults.