Specialized Information for:

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  • Resources to promote and plan events. It's Residents'
    Rights Month!

    Residents' Rights Month is an annual event designated by the Consumer Voice and is celebrated in October to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities. The theme for Residents' Rights Month 2017 is "It's All About Me."

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  • Be Prepared:
    Emergency Preparedness Resources

    In light of recent natural disasters across the country, review important emergency preparedness resources.

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  • Resources on the Revised
    Nursing Facility Regulations

    On October 4, 2016, the final regulations for nursing homes participating in the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs were published in the Federal Register.

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  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
    Final Rule Published

    This rule provides the first regulatory guidance for States' Long-Term Care Ombudsman programs to provide clarity about implementation.

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News and Press

The Michigan Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Published Residents’ Rights Bookmarks

Posted: October 5th, 2017

Pennsylvania Ombudsman Program is celebrating Residents' Rights Month by doing Facebook Live Events

Posted: October 3rd, 2017

Rhode Island SLTCO Appeared on the Lieutenant Governor’s Cable TV Show

Posted: September 15th, 2017

Tennessee Ombudsman Program Representative Interviewed by PBS

Posted: September 14th, 2017

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Resource Center Updates

Tip Sheet - LTCOP Advocacy in ALFs:Training for Ombudsman Program Representatives

Posted: October 23rd, 2017

Exploring the Resources and Supports of the Paralysis Resource Center

Posted: October 18th, 2017

The Who, What, Where, Why, and How of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Posted: October 12th, 2017

Updated LTCOP Organizational Conflict of Interest Charts

Posted: October 5th, 2017

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