Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging

Your Trusted Source of Unbiased Information and Services Since 1973

 
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OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM

 

 

 

 

 

Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM

As an Ombudsman we advocate for the residents in long term care. We also serve as educator, mediator, facilitator and investigator.  If we are contacted about a problem between a facility and a residentís family, we will gladly help the resident however we can.  Residents in long term care still retain their constitutional rights but have some additional ones as well.

Here is a brief summary of Residents Rights.

Residents have the right to:

Be fully informed

Participate in their own care

Choose their own doctor

Remain in the facility

Voice grievances

Manage their own finances

Be free from restraints

Be free from abuse and neglect

Confidentiality

Privacy

Dignity and respect

Communicate freely

Participate in activities

Keep their possessions

Retain marital privileges

Purchase goods and services

(For more information about becoming an Ombudsman volunteer, click HERE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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