Advocate for Residents in Long Term Care Facilities Denton County

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Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas

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Volunteer to Become a Long Term Care Ombudsman Resident Advocate

Volunteer Ombudsmen set their own schedule to visit nursing and assisted living facility residents and advocate for their rights. As needed, they work with staff, family members and others to resolve residents’ concerns.

To qualify you must be 18 years old, complete four once weekly free local training classes, serve an internship and agree to serve at least two hours per week in a local facility for minimum of 1 year. No experience is required.

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About Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas

Location:

616 Six Flags Drive, Suite 400, PO Box 5888, Arlington, TX 76005, US

Mission Statement

to provide a comprehensive and coordinated network of health and human services for older North Central Texans and their family caregivers

Description

The Agency plans and coordinates services for persons ages 60 and older and their family caregivers who live in the 14 counties surrounding Dallas and Tarrant. Direct services include: information and referral, case management, benefits counseling, legal assistance, ombudsman, money organizer, homemaker, and caregiver education and training.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Denton CountyDenton, TX 76209

(33.22447,-97.10364)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Life Coaching
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers set their own schedule

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