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Updated Fact Sheet on Residents’ Rights and the LGBTQ+ Community

June 13th, 2022

The fact sheet, Residents’ Rights and the LGBTQ+ Community: Know Your Rights as a Nursing Home Resident, was updated and highlights federal residents' rights and nursing home requirements that may be of particular importance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ+) residents and provides options for complaint resolution, information for reporting abuse and resources regarding long-term care and LGBTQ+ advocacy.