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Can you help me choose a nursing home or other long-term care provider?
The Long-Term Care Consumer Guide is a web-based resource for consumers, families, and providers seeking objective information about Ohio's many long-term care providers.
Learn about the Long-Term Care Consumer Guide.
How can I advocate for myself or my loved one?
Many issues in long-term care facilities can be resolved by the individual resident or their loved ones when they are empowered to be their own advocates.
See tips to help you advocate for yourself or a loved one.
I'm being discharged from a nursing home. Can you help?
Discharge from a nursing home is among the top complaints the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman receives. An ombudsman can help you work with your facility to find a solution.
Learn about the ombudsman.
Learn about residents' rights regarding transfer and discharge.
What are my rights as a resident of a long-term care facility?
Residents of long-term care facilities have rights that are guaranteed by the federal and state laws.
Learn about resident rights.
What is an Ombudsman?
An ombudsman is an advocate. Ohio’s Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman advocates for people receiving home care, assisted living, and nursing home care.
Learn about the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman.
Learn how an ombudsman can help you.
Where are the Ombudsman offices located?
The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is housed within the Ohio Department of Aging at 246 N. High Street, 1st Floor, Columbus, Ohio.
There are 12 regional offices of Long-Term Care Ombudsman located all over the state of Ohio.
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