Category Archives: Press Releases

June 2020 KY State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program E-Newsletter

Hello Everyone, We greatly miss visiting residents, families, and volunteers in person.  Residents and their needs and wishes are our priority. Thank you to all the Ombudsmen and volunteers who have worked daily to stay in touch with residents, families and facilities utilizing phones and video chat. Volunteers are essential to our program. Click here to […]

January 2020 KY State LTC Ombudsman Program E-newsletter

The Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is concerned about the rights and care of people who are deaf and hard of hearing (DHH).  The KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is an amazing resource!  The Commission and the Department of Behavioral Health educated LTC Ombudsmen about rights, tools, and resources for DHH residents.  We […]

December 2019 KY State LTC Ombudsman Program E-newsletter

Greetings! As this calendar year comes to an end all of us in the Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program would like to thank you for your support.  We ask that you keep residents of long-term care facilities and their families in your thoughts this season.  Take action this season! Join one of our local volunteer […]

Silver Bells Winter Edition 2019

  Help us provide Christmas gifts for the most lonely, needy residents of long-term care facilities in Central Kentucky.   You can support the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency’s 11th annual gift drive in the following ways: (1) Bring new, unwrapped non-skid socks, individually-wrapped snacks, word search and puzzle books, fleece blankets, and adult coloring books, […]

VETERAN LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN MCCRAY RECEIVES TOP AWARD

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Susan McCray of Berea has received the Bernie Vonderheide Ombudsman Award for Outstanding Service from the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass (NHOA). “Susan has been an advocate for thousands of residents in the 20 years she has been with NHOA,” Bluegrass District Ombudsman Denise Wells said.  “She embodies the Ombudsman ideal of […]