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Find Your Local Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Find Your Local Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Moving a loved one into a long-term care facility can be a true act of love and unselfishness when a person is no longer safe living at home, or when a caregiver can no longer provide the care the individual needs.

The following pages are specially designed for family members and caregivers of current and prospective residents of long-term care facilities and tenants of assisted living programs:

You may wish to contact your Local Long-Term Care Ombudsman if you are a:

  • Resident or tenant of a nursing facility, residential care facility, assisted living program or elder group home;
  • Family member or friend of a long-term care resident or tenant;
  • Person who is interested in the welfare of residents/tenants;
  • Person or family considering long-term care placement;
  • Have questions about residents' rights; or
  • Long-term care administrator or employee with a concern about a resident at their facility
  • Looking for assistance with involuntary discharge

Local Long-Term Care Ombudsmen Districts

To find your county's Ombudsmen, review the districts below.

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