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Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Individuals residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, basic care homes, or hospital swing bed, transitional and sub-acute settings may have concerns about their care. This program is intended to help resolve concerns.

The State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program:

The Program Serves

Services are provided by long term care ombudsmen at the Regional Human Service Centers and by volunteer community ombudsmen who are trained by the department and who volunteer their time to serve residents of long-term care facilities.

Volunteer Community Ombudsmen

Currently about 80 community volunteer ombudsmen are placed in facilities in North Dakota where they serve as friendly visitors, investigators, problem solvers, mediators, and community educators on elder service issues.

Seeking Services or Information

For more information, contact the ND Aging & Disability Resource Link: www.carechoice.nd.gov at toll-free at 855-GO2LINK (1-855-462-5465 or e-mail this information and assistance service at dhsaging@nd.gov.

 

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