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  • NORC App for Ombudsman Programs
    Now Available!

    This app was designed to help Long-Term Care Ombudsman programs (LTCOPs) access key resources while working in the field.

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  • Navigating the NORC Website

    Watch this short video as an introduction to the NORC website.

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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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  • Ombudsmen are dedicated to enhancing the lives of long-term care residents What is an Ombudsman?

    Ombudsmen advocate for residents' rights and quality care; educate consumers and providers; resolve residents' complaints; and provide information. Watch this new video about the role of the ombudsman.

    Watch the video!

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News and Press

Ohio State LTC Ombudsman Quoted in Article on Recent List of Under-Performing Nursing Homes

Posted: June 10th, 2019

Oklahoma Governor Signs Two Bills into Law that will Increase the Quality of Care in LTC Facilities

Posted: June 4th, 2019

Salli Pung, MI State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Advocates for the Rights of Residents

Posted: June 3rd, 2019

MN Governor Signs Bill Establishing Protections for Seniors and Vulnerable Adults

Posted: June 3rd, 2019

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Resource Center Updates

Trauma-Informed Care Webinar Materials are Available Now

Posted: June 10th, 2019

Webinar Materials - NORS Training Part IV

Posted: June 4th, 2019

June NORC Notes: Ombudsman Program Advocacy Regarding Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities

Posted: June 3rd, 2019

Webinar Materials - NORS Training Part III

Posted: May 2nd, 2019

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