The Americans with Disabilities Act and other Disability Access laws set out principles to follow. Implementing these principles requires careful program design. This session will set out program strategies for implementing the disability access principles in both inpatient and outpatient settings including operations, policies, accessible medical equipment and physical access.
- Understand principles of an effective program.
- Learn how to develop and capture best practice in your policies.
- Learn challenges and successes of implementing these strategies.
Carol Bradley is the Disability Access/504 Officer for Sutter Health. Ms. Bradley has 25+ years of experience in disability, disability access, and leadership. She developed a disability compliance program for Sutter Health, a California comprehensive not-for profit health care system. Ms. Bradley served as a member of the Access Board's Medical Diagnostic Equipment Advisory Committee responsible for recommendations on national standards for medical equipment accessibility. She served as the ADA Coordinator for the City of Sacramento, and ran several Centers for Independent Living, peer-based organizations empowering people with disabilities. She also an appointee to the State Independent Living Councils in both Indiana and California. She has trained on a variety of topics over her career including all aspects of disability access--Titles I-III.