24 U.S. Code § 416a - Resident Advisory Committees
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(a) Establishment and purpose
(1) A Resident Advisory Committee is an elected body of residents at each facility of the Retirement Home established to provide a forum for all residents to express their needs, ideas, and interests through elected representatives of their respective floor or area.
(2) A Resident Advisory Committee—
(A) serves as a forum for ideas, recommendations, and representation to management of that facility of the Retirement Home to enhance the morale, safety, health, and well-being of residents; and
(b) Election process
The election process for the Resident Advisory Committee at a facility of the Retirement Home shall be coordinated by the facility Ombudsman.
(1) The Chairperson of a Resident Advisory Committee shall be elected at large and serve a two-year term.