Department of Aging and Disability Services / Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (direct link)

05/12/2020 – SAMPLE Letter to Residents, Families and Others re Resident Testing

05/08/2020 – Best Practices Supporting Residents Social and Emotional Needs

04/11/2020 – Letter from Mairead Painter, State Ombudsman to Residents, Families and Responsible Parties regarding COVID-19

11/28/2017 –  Letter from Nancy Shaffer, State Ombudsman to Nursing Home Administrators clarifying requirements of the Nursing Home Participation Rule / Notice to the Ombudsman of Involuntary Transfer or Discharge

08/16/2016 – Informational Letter from State Department on Aging (SDA) and Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) to Residents of a Closing Facility as per PA 16-8

Public Act 16-8, An Act Concerning The Long-Term Care Ombudsman’s Notice To Nursing Home Residents