Long Term Care Ombudsman

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The following is excerpted from the website of the Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, http://www.ct.gov/ltcop/.

What is a Long Term Care Ombudsman?
The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is mandated by the Federal Older Americans Act to protect the health, safety, welfare, and rights of citizens residing in nursing homes, residential care homes, or assisted living communities. Ombudsmen advocate for the rights of long term care residents and monitor state and federal laws and regulations affecting the lives of those residents.

Regional Ombudsmen:

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SOURCE: State Department on Aging: Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
PREPARED BY: 211/rj
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: June2017