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NAPP seeks to be the principal leader in re-balancing long-term care by providing education to stakeholders implementing PASRR programs, and advocating for individuals diagnosed with mental illness, intellectual disability, and/or related conditions; NAPP strives to maximize every individual’s independence, level of functioning, and quality of life.
March 1, 2014
The 2014 PASRR and Aging Conference was a great success! 39 states were represented this year and we hope to gain even more support for the 2015 conference.
Stay tuned for details!
Meeting Olmstead Requirements
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Olmstead Decision, finding it is a direct violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act to retain individuals with mental disorders in institutions when their needs can be met in the community.
July 1, 2014
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is heavily focused on assuring that individuals with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and related conditions have their overall needs met through the delivery of any services and supports that promote quality of life and independence.