The Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) works with nursing home and assisted living residents. They help answer resident concerns and complaints. The LTCO advocates for resident rights and their well-being.
Lookup your local ombudsman: Ombudsman service map
Call: (800) 942-7830
Learn more about the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
A brief overview of your rights as a long-term care facility resident.
Know your rights as a Long-Term Care resident.
This checklist helps you know what to look for when you visit possible nursing homes.
This guide will help you prepare to visit facilities and make the best choice for you.
This guide will help you determine what surrogate decision making options are the best for you.
La toma de decisiones sustitutas es un término que describe situaciones en que alguien toma decisions a nombre de otra persona.
Are you interested in volunteering as an Ombudsman Advocate?
The Five Wishes Program for Health Care
A sample Five Wishes plan.