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Minnesota State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Cheryl Hennen, is Interviewed on Nursing Home Evictions During COVID-19

July 03, 2020

Since the pandemic began, complaints about involuntary discharges and transfers from senior care homes in Minnesota have risen nearly 30% over the same four-month period a year ago, according to the State Office. Evictions are the top reported grievance to the Ombudsman’s office, with 150 complaints lodged between March 1 and the end of June, records show.

Ohio State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Beverley Laubert, Featured in an Article on Appointment to National Coronavirus Commission

June 30, 2020

Ohio State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Beverley Laubert, is featured in a Cleveland 19 News article on her appointment to the National Coronavirus Commission.

California Ombudsman, Nicole Howell, Testifies on the Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Nursing Homes

June 26, 2020

Several expert witnesses called for the federal government to address inadequate staffing at nursing homes and long-term care facilities in wake of the coronavirus pandemic and its fatal toll on residents and workers.

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