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Special Programs for the Aging_Title VII, Chapter 2_Long Term Care Ombudsman Services for Older Individuals

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Health and Human Services , Administration On Aging
CFDA #: 93.042

Purpose of this program:

The principal role of this Ombudsman Program is to investigate and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities. Ombudsmen also promote policies and practices needed to improve the quality of care and life in long-term care facilities and educate both consumers and providers about residents' rights and good care practices.