Iowa Department on Aging Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Annual Report 2009, (Federal Fiscal Year October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009), January 2010.

(2010) Iowa Department on Aging Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Annual Report 2009, (Federal Fiscal Year October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009), January 2010. Aging, Department of (Elder Affairs, Department of)

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Abstract

The State Long-Term Care Ombudsman program operates as a unit within the Iowa Department on Aging. Duties of all long-term care ombudsmen are mandated by the Older Americans Act. This office serves people living in nursing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities, nursing facilities in hospitals, elder group homes and assisted living programs. In order to carry out all of the mandates of the Older Americans Act this office recommends to increase the number of staff and create a volunteer ombudsman program. NOTE: The second file includes a correction to the report on page 8.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Ombudsman, Long Term Care, Nursing Home, Advocate, Aging
Subjects: Social issues and programs
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Social issues and programs > Aging > Nursing homes and assisted living facilities and reports
Social issues and programs > Aging
ID Code: 9115
Deposited By: Ms. Katie Mulford
Deposited On: 03 Feb 2011 21:22
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2011 21:22
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/9115

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