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Resident Advocate - Tri-County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

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LONG TERM CARE COMMUNITY COALITION

The Ombudsman Program is an advocate and resource for older adults and people with disabilities who live in nursing homes, assisted living, and other licensed adult care homes. Certified Ombudsmen are needed to help residents understand and exercise their rights to good care, in an environment that promotes and protects their dignity and quality of life.

Local volunteer opportunities are available in the following NY counties: Westchester, Rockland and Putnam

Flexible volunteer opportunity, providing resident-centered advocacy in long term care facilities. Includes free training.

To learn more about becoming a Certified Ombudsman, please visit: Nursinghome411.org/ltcop/volunteer or email: Volunteerinfo@LTCCC.org

More opportunities with LONG TERM CARE COMMUNITY COALITION

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About LONG TERM CARE COMMUNITY COALITION

Location:

1 PENN PLAZA SUITE 6252, NEW YORK, NY 10119, US

Mission Statement

The Ombudsman Program of the Hudson Valley is sponsored by the Long Term Care Community Coalition whose mission is to protect and improve the quality of life and care for people who use or reside in nursing homes, and other types of long term care facilities. The Coalition strives to educate the policy makers, the public and consumers, the family members and caregivers on long-term care issues and to advocate for the needs of the frail, elderly and disabled who use long-term care services.

Description

The Ombudsman Program is a volunteer- based program who empower, educate and advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. The Ombudsman empower residents on their rights to quality of care and quality of life, so their voices can be heard in regards to their choices.
The Ombudsman program trains volunteers and our goal is to provide an Ombudsman in every long term care facility within the Hudson Valley. The Hudson Valley territory that we cover includes, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties.

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations White Plains, NY 10601

(41.0323,-73.76838)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of two hours/week, flexible schedule
  • Certification training - 5 days over two weeks

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