What is the ABLE Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program?
Improving the quality of life and quality of care for consumers of long-term care is the mission of Advocates for Basic Legal Equality's (ABLE's) Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. This program is part of a statewide network of programs that act to protect the health, safety, welfare, and rights of long-term care residents and consumers by investigating and resolving complaints, promoting the enforcement of laws and regulations, advising and recommending policy, and educating the public, consumers, providers and policy makers.
Consumers of long-term care include those who:
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program at ABLE works to uphold the rights of people who receive long-term care by investigating and resolving complaints about long-term care ranging from admission and discharge problems to abuse, neglect and violations of civil rights.
Your Ombudsman, or long-term care advocate, can help you:
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To voice a concern or obtain information about long-term care, contact ABLE's Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
Please call ABLE's Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program at: