Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs

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    Programs that investigate and attempt to resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of nursing facilities, residential care homes, assisted living facilities and other supervised living facilities for older adults. The program also promotes policies and practices that improve the quality of life, health, safety, welfare and rights of residents; monitors laws, regulations and policies that affect those who live in long-term care facilities; provides the public with information about long-term care options; and promotes the development of consumer organizations concerned about long-term care. Under the federal Older Americans Act, every state is required to have an Ombudsman Program that addresses complaints and advocates for improvements in the long term care system.

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    Area Agency on Aging - Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)Plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's population of older adults 60 years and older, and adults over 18 years living with disabilities. Programs include: - Aging and Disability Resource Center (information and assistance) - Options Counseling Program - Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - Community-Based Care Transitions Program - Case Management Program - Elder Refugee Program - Elder abuse prevention services - Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services Program - State Health Insurance Assistance Program (counseling on Medicare benefits, coverage information, and enrollment assistance) - Network of Care (online service directory)Denver CountyDenver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
    Community Living Services - Region 10Community Living Services and Support contains helpful information for seniors and the disabled. Area Agency on Aging -Dental Prevention Program -Family Caregiver Program -Homemaker & Personal Care -Legal Aid -Mental Health Services -Nutrition Services -Long Term Care Ombudsman -Transportation ADRC (Aging & Disability Resources for Colorado) -Information & Referral -Planning Assistance -Options Counseling -Application Assistance -Follow Up Long Term Care Ombudsman -Advocacy for those residing in nursing home and assisted living Montrose CountyRegion 10 - Western ColoradoRegion 10 - Western Colorado
    Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers free, confidential advocacy services for residents of nursing homes and assisted living homes.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Long Term Care Ombudsman Program / Area Agency on Aging (Weld)The Ombudsman protects the human and Civil Rights of seniors residing in nursing homes and personal care boarding homes. Ombudsman acts as advocate, mediator, link to community resources, and objective investigator of complaints. Residents, friends and relatives of residents, facility staff members, and community at large can utilize Ombudsman services. Weld CountyArea Agency on Aging (Weld)Department of Human Services (Weld)
    Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - Larimer County Office on AgingProvides information for individuals, families and community members with questions and concerns regarding licensed nursing homes and assisted living communities. Provides advocacy, problem solving, education and mediation for problems and concerns associated with care and resident rights for those living in long term care communities.Larimer CountyLarimer County Office on AgingLarimer County Office on Aging
    Long Term Care Ombudsman - San Juan Basin Area Agency on AgingThe Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman monitors and addresses, complaints and concerns from all sources (family members, residents, employees or other). The Ombudsman visits nursing homes monthly and assisted living facilities quarterly. The Ombudsman also educates families, and counsels on the selection of LTC facilities.La Plata CountySan Juan AAA (La Plata County) - San Juan Basin Area Agency on AgingSan Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging
    OAA - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Pueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA)Provides a long-term care Ombudsman program to protect the civil and human rights of elderly persons in long-term care. The Ombudsman will explore solutions, act as a mediator and objective investigator for complaints and a resource about long-term care for residents, family members, agencies and friends of residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Pueblo County.Pueblo CountyPueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA)Pueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA)
    Ombudsman (3224 Independence Rd) Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsThe Ombudsman Program is a statewide advocacy program for residents of long-term care facilities. The program is authorized by state and federal law to investigate complaints made by (and on behalf of) residents of long-term care facilities. Ombudsmen handle and resolve complaints at the lowest possible level, thus reducing the need for agency action or litigation. Call for more information.Fremont County3224 Independence Rd - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsUpper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
    Ombudsman - East Central Council of Local GovernmentsLong Term care Ombudsman are certified to investigate complaints for long term care facilities, promote community awareness, and to act as an objective and impartial third party to assist in solving problems involving a variety of issues. Kit Carson CountyEast Central Council of Local GovernmentsEast Central Council of Local Governments
    Ombudsman for Health First Colorado Managed Care - Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and FinancingProvides assistance with questions and problem resolution, independent from an individual's Health First Colorado health plan or mental health plan.Denver CountyColorado Department of Health Care Policy and FinancingColorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
    Ombudsman of Mesa County - Colorado Legal ServicesThe Ombudsman program will advocate for and serve residents of long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living residences). Ombudsman will visit with residents and listen to their cares and concerns. Ombudsman may also work with the facility and staff to resolve problems and address issues that affect residents.Mesa County200 North 6th Street, Suite 203 - Colorado Legal ServicesColorado Legal Services
    Ombudsman - Pikes Peak Area Agency on AgingOmbudsman is a Swedish word that means “representative of the people.” Program takes calls from individuals and families who are looking for a care facility. Offers consultation and education on the daily operations, resident rights, and rules and regulations of long-term care facilities. El Paso CountyPikes Peak Area Agency on AgingPikes Peak Area Agency on Aging
    Ombudsman - Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging (Salida)The Ombudsman Program is a statewide advocacy program for residents of long-term care facilities. The program is authorized by state and federal law to investigate complaints made by (and on behalf of) residents of long-term care facilities. Ombudsmen handle and resolve complaints at the lowest possible level, thus reducing the need for agency action or litigation. Call for more information.Chaffee CountyUpper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging (Salida)Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging (Salida)
    Options Counselor (Mountain Communities) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers the following assistance to adults over 60 and their families: - Care giving - Respite - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Medicare Counseling - Project Visibility - Project HOPE - Wellness and Nutrition - Information and Assistance - Aging Issues Consultation - Area Agency on Aging The Mountain and Unincorporated area offices of the Boulder County Aging Services Division personnel rotate between offices on different days of the week. Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Options Counselor (Unincorporated Boulder County) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers the following assistance to adults over 60 and their families: - Care giving - Respite - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Medicare Counseling - Project Visibility - Project HOPE - Wellness and Nutrition - Information and Assistance - Aging Issues Consultation - Area Agency on Aging The Mountain and Unincorporated area offices of the Boulder County Aging Services Division personnel rotate between offices on different days of the week.Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program - Disability Law ColoradoThe Colorado Long-Term Care Ombudsman is a statewide advocacy program for residents of long-term care facilities. The State Ombudsman office is located at Disability Law Colorado and operates through a contract with the Aging and Adult Services Division of The Department of Human Services. There are 16 local programs that operate within or in conjunction with the Regional Area Agency on Aging. The program is authorized by state and federal law to investigate complaints made by (and on behalf of) residents of long-term care facilities.Denver CountyDenver - Disability Law ColoradoDisability Law Colorado

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