Long Term Nursing Home Care Ombudsman for the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland – Important Services for Nursing Home Residents

What is a long term care Ombudsman?

An ombudsman is an advocate and resource for persons who reside in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living and community residence facilities.   The Federal Older Americans Act Amendment of 1978 mandated the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program for every state.  DC, Virginia, and Maryland have an...

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Adult Daycare Abuse: What is it?

In the past, adult daycare was an overlooked service. However, with the aging population growing and the number of beds in assisted living decreasing, more families are utilizing this service. Adult daycare is a service that provides patients with medical and emotional support during the day or overnight for specified hours while family members that...

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