Residents and Families
Nursing homes provide both short and long term nursing and
rehabilitative care. Individuals who require nursing home care usually
have great difficulty completing many daily activities
independently. These individuals require supervision or assistance to complete
activities such as taking medications, walking, completing grooming tasks like
brushing their hair and teeth, taking a bath or shower and using the
toilet. This may have resulted from an acute illness or from long term
Prospective Residents and Families
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Current Residents and Families
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What is an Ombudsman?
An ombudsman is a trained individual who helps protect the
RIGHT'S of older Pennsylvanians living in nursing homes. Ombudsmen answer
questions, investigate complaints about quality of care or treatment from a
long-term care provider and offer assistance in resolving problems. For a
more complete explanation of your rights, contact your local long term care
ombudsman. All communications with the ombudsman
are free and confidential. Learn
more about the Ombudsman Program.