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Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

New Nursing Home Quality Navigator Improves Experience for Consumers

Recent funding has been allocated to all 12 Regional Ombudsman programs, including ABLE’s program, to bolster advocacy efforts across Ohio. A significant outcome of the Task Force's work is the introduction of the Nursing Home Quality Navigator. 

ABLE Ombudsman Program Seeks Additional Volunteers

Individuals ages 18 and older looking to make a difference in the lives of residents living in nursing homes, assisted living homes, and group homes can become Certified Ombudsman Associates in ABLE's Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. 

Free Legal Needs Check-Ups Available to Low-Income Seniors in Western Ohio

Low-income Ohioans in our service area may find helpful resources during Elder Abuse Awareness Month.

What is elder abuse?

Elder abuse is a crime. Abuse of an older adult can happen in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult group homes, and other long-term care facilities. Abuse from a caregiver can also occur in private homes.

Here's what it’s like to be a volunteer, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Here's what it’s like to be a volunteer with our Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. Watch the video to get a small sample of what it’s like to be a volunteer with our program.