Ombudsmen advocate for residents of long-term care facilities at no charge to residents or families. They will make 5,000 trips to long-term care facilities this year.
Their job is to
- protect the special legal rights of residents.
- identify, investigate, and resolve residents’ problems and concerns
- empower residents to make informed choices.
- work to enact laws to protect residents and older Kentuckians.
They serve in the following counties: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott and Woodford.