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 were amazed with the tools and resources available for residents. Yet we almost never see these tools being used in nursing facilities.
Read the full January 2020 E-Newsletter here!