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Long-term Care Residents' Rights

Factsheet: Safeguarding Resident Property

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Why resident belongings are so important; how items get lost; tips for keeping property safe.


Factsheet: Your Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

The role of the long-term care ombudsman; working together to solve problems; other resources.


Factsheet: Your Rights as a Long Term Care Resident

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Covers basic resident rights, including dignity and respect, information and choice, privacy and confidentiality. Also examines resident responsibilities.


National Legal Resource Center

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

Providing legal support to the aging advocacy network; focus includes elder abuse, housing, legal capacity


National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Description:

Information for persons serving as advocates for residents' rights and quality care. Includes a searchable directory.


Nursing Home Residents Rights

Source: Medicare.gov

Description:

Information from Medicare and the Department of Health and Human Services


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