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Ombudsman: A Long-Term Care Advocate on Your Side

For those in nursing homes, assisted living, board and care facilities, and their families, an extra voice is sometimes needed to fix problems. Each state has someone to advocate on the residents' behalf. Called an ombudsman, this person makes sure problems get resolved and provides information on care facilities as well as the rights of the resident. Through the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, thousands of ombudsmen are working across the country to make sure people get good care. … Back to Article

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