Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

Meeting Information

  • 1:00 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of the quarter (Jan, April, July, Oct.) (NOTE:  Due to COVID concerns, meetings are being held via ZOOM until further notice)
  • Haywood County Senior Resource Center, 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville, NC 28786


  • Based on guidelines set forth in North Carolina General Statute 131E-128, this committee works to ensure quality care for elderly and disabled adults placed in long-term care facilities by monitoring the facilities and by taking and resolving complaints.


  • The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee consists of six positions. Initial terms are one year, after which members are eligible for reappointment to a three-year term.
  • Vacancies are posted to the Haywood County Government website and sent to the publication sunshine list as they occur.
  • The Ombudsman for the Southwestern Commission reviews and interviews applicants, then submits selected candidates to the state for approval prior to making appointment recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.