Specialized Information for:

Nursing HomesAssisted Living/Board & Care Home and Community Based Services

Ombudsman Program Developed Materials

Advancing Excellence Campaign
LTC Ombudsman Programs across the country are involved in The Advancing Excellence Campaign in their states. Materials developed by the ombudsman program as part of their campaign efforts include:

Best Practices for Voluntary Nursing Facility Closure 
Developed by the Michigan Nursing Facility State Closure Team for use by owners, administrators, staff, residents, family members, guardians, placement workers and government representatives. It is intended to bring about the best possible outcomes for residents having to relocate as a result of voluntary nursing facility closures. It contains examples of useful forms and procedures, clarifies roles and responsibilities and provides helpful resources.

Facility Closure Checklist - developed by the Florida State LTC Ombudsman Program, 2008