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This report is the product of a dialogue concerning the role of the Ombudsman program as representation for residents of long-term care facilities in a system that is moving towards home and community-based long-term care. The report follows three key areas in which Ombudsmen can play a role—HCBS, diversion from nursing homes, and transition from institutional care—and considered the program’s resources, federal limitations, and conflicts of interest.
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP); Home and Community Based Care; HCBS
National Association of State Units on Aging (NASUA)
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Washington, DC 20005
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53183