Specialized Information for:

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

Latest News

Tennessee State Ombudsman, Quiteka Moten, Interviewed by PBS for Residents' Rights Month

October 20, 2021

It's Residents' Rights Month! To celebrate, Quiteka Moten, Tennessee State Long-Term Care Ombudsman was interviewed by PBS about her job as an advocate for the safety and well-being of older adults living in licensed care facilities in the state.

Ohio State Ombudsman, Beverley Laubert, is Interviewed on a Podcast About Nursing Homes During COVID-19

September 16, 2021

In this edition of the Now You Know Akron podcast, host Craig Webb and Beacon Journal reporter Amanda Garrett talk to Ohio State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Beverly Laubert about the state of nursing homes in Ohio.

Kentucky State Ombudsman, Sherry Culp, Interviewed on the Vaccine Mandate for Nursing Home Staff

August 19, 2021

Kentucky State Ombudsman, Sherry Culp, was interviewed regarding the federal vaccine mandate for nursing home staff. Only 50% of Kentucky nursing home employees are vaccinated, according to the most recent federal data, ranking it seventh from last among the states. Sherry said she hears from nursing home employees who fear the vaccine because they do not understand it. Sherry said that nursing homes can boost their numbers by organizing vaccination education programs for their staff as well as providing paid time off to get the shot and to recover from any flu-like symptoms they might experience as a result of inoculation.

Next Page