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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.
Ombudsmen do not regulate nursing homes and home health agencies, but do work with providers, residents, their families and other representatives to resolve problems and concerns.
In addition, ombudsmen:
For assistance, contact your regional long-term care ombudsman program, or call 1-800-282-1206.
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The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman promotes person-centered care, which puts consumers at the heart of all care decisions and gives them a voice about what care they receive, from whom, when and where. Person-centered care not only leads to better outcomes for the consumer, but also contributes to higher staff satisfaction and retention.
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