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Advocate for Residents in Nursing Home and Assisted Living facilities in Eastern Nebraska

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Local Long-term Care Ombudsman

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An Ombudsman Advocate is a volunteer who helps residents living in long-term care facilities and assisted living communities resolve issues and concerns they may have. There is a 20 hours classroom training prior to becoming a certified Ombudsman Advocate. Training subjects include resident rights, Federal, state and local regulations, Medicare and Medicaid, and communication skills.

After completing training, we ask that you visit your assigned facility for at least two hours per week, based on a time convenient for you. Facilities will be in Douglas, Sarpy, Dodge, Washington, and Cass county.

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About Local Long-term Care Ombudsman

Location:

4780 South 131st Street, Omaha, NE 68137, US

Mission Statement

To empower and enhance the lives of residents in long-term care facilities by seeking resolutions of issues and advocating for residents rights.

Description

In the early 1970's, the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program was established to serve as advocates for the residents of long term care facilities.

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4780 S 131st StOmaha, NE 68137

(41.21127,-96.11866)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hours per week, when convenient for you.
  • 12 hours of on-going training required every two years to keep certification active.

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