Ohio Long-Term Care Ombudsman www.aging.ohio.gov/services/ombudsman
Ohio's Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman advocates for people receiving home care, assisted living and nursing home care. Paid and volunteer staff work to resolve complaints about services, help people select a provider and offer information about benefits and consumer rights.
Person-Centered Care Coalition
The Ohio Person-Centered Care Coalition was formed in 2005 by stakeholders in the Ohio long-term care industry. The coalition is comprised of a diverse group of organizations representing providers, consumers, and government agencies. Mission: An Ohio coalition to influence and support transformational culture change in long-term care environments.
The mission of the Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign is to help nursing homes achieve excellence in the quality of care and life for the more than 1.5 million residents of America's nursing homes by:
The Campaign works to achieve its mission by:
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides support, technical assistance and training to the 53 State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks of almost 600 regional (local) programs. The Center's objectives are to enhance the skills, knowledge, and management capacity of the State programs to enable them to handle residents' complaints and represent resident interests (individual and systemic advocacy). Funded by the Administration on Aging (AoA), the Center is operated by Consumer Voice, The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, in cooperation with the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD).
Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio
The Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. is responsible at the local level, for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated service delivery system for older adults residing in Northwestern Ohio. It is also responsible for regional and local planning and development of programs and services. In carrying out its mission, the Agency is responsible for the following activities, as set forth under its Charter and Articles of Incorporation:
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (formerly NCCNHR):
Elder Care Locator (US Administration on Aging)
The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
Ohio Consumer Guide
The Long-Term Care Consumer Guide provides information about nursing homes and assisted living facilities to help consumers, family members and professionals search for the appropriate facility to meet an individual's needs.
Coalition of Organizations Protecting Elders (COPE) www.protectingelders.org
Coalition of Organizations Protecting Elders (COPE) is a community-based team of organizations in Lucas County, Ohio committed to addressing abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders through enhanced collaboration and coordination of community resources.
Ohio Department of Aging
The department serves more than two million older Ohioans. We help mature adults live active, healthy and independent lives through programs like our well-known Golden Buckeye Card and healthy aging initiatives. We promote positive attitudes toward aging and older people through outreach, volunteer programs and other efforts. We also provide home and community-based services that help frail individuals remain in their own homes and support consumers of long-term care. We work in conjunction with other state agencies, Ohio's 12 area agencies on aging and the county/municipal agencies on aging, senior centers, services providers and hundreds of other organizations and individuals that make up Ohio's aging network.
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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: