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Recurring Opportunities for Voicing Concerns
Events where residents have an opportunity to learn about what is going on in the community from staff and other residents Dates, times, and locations for these events can always be found on the monthly calendars, special events sheet, Channel 972, the Digital Scrolls in each lobby, My Erickson, and on this website.
|Resident’s Council Meeting||First Tuesday of every month at 7:30 PM||Auditorium||Observe monthly Resident Council meeting. Each Council committee chair reports on the month’s activities of his/her committee. There is a management report before the meeting adjourns as well as an Open Forum for residents to ask questions or give comments after the meeting adjourns. This information is fully explained under Residents’ Council in the Resident Handbook on page 16 (August 2017 edition).|
|Council Chats||Periodic – Next: April 18, 2019, 4:00-5:30 PM||Shortline, Terrace Cafe, Refectory, Fireside Restaurants||Meet with one or two Council members at a small table with a few chairs. This is for individual residents to bring up concerns or clarify any subject within the Charlestown community.|
|Council Committees||See schedules on resident website and bulletin board listings||See locations on resident website and bulletin board listings||Thirteen various committees are available for participation by all residents to attend.|
|Resident Town Hall Meeting||Periodic||Erickson Conference Center (beneath the Chesapeake Restaurant)||Listen to a formal presentation by the Executive team reporting new projects, updates, and areas of concern that require future action. A question and answer period follows the presentation.|
|Conversations with Clara||Monthly||Various Locations||Meet with the Executive Director of Charlestown and her executive team in an informal setting where topics of concern are discussed with residents and questions may be presented.|
|Dining Services Town Hall||Last Friday of the month at 11 AM||Auditorium||Learn what is happening with Dining Services.|
|Coffee with the Dining Managers||Monthly||Each Dining Room||Join the dining room managers to learn about what’s happening in specific dining rooms and to talk about what’s happening in your dining room as well as talk about your issues and concerns with dining and meal planning.|
|Dining Menu Focus Groups||Quarterly, upon announcement||Each Dining Room||It is an informal setting designed to allow residents to voice their comments and suggestions for the upcoming seasonal new menus.|
|Dietary Focus Group||First Friday of each month at 10:00 AM (except for December)||Brookside Classroom 2||Resident run, this is for those with dietary allergies, intolerance and/or medication issues. Not for personal consultations.|
|General Services Town Hall||Monthly, upon announcement||Auditorium||Listen to a formal presentation by the General Services team reporting new projects, updates, and areas of concern that require future action. A question and answer period follows the presentation.|
|Security and EMS Services Open Forum||Periodic, upon announcement||Various Locations||Meet with the Director of Security Services and EMS staff in an informal setting where topics of concern are discussed between the Security and Emergency Services Manager and residents.|