for those living in our area Long-Term Care facilities.

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To champion resident driven advocacy for long-term facility residents.

We will advocate…

for Resident Rights including freedom from abuse and the the right to express grievances without fear of retaliation.

We will empower…

residents and/or family members to advocate for themselves or their loved one.

We will connect…

trained Volunteer Ombudsmen to Long-Term Care facilities throughout Northeast Indiana.



Residents of Long-Term Care facilities have numerous rights under federal and state law. Some of these rights, in abbreviated form are:

  • Right to be informed and exercise your rights.
  • Right to know about services and financial charges.
  • Right to participate in planning your care and treatment.
  • Right to refuse treatment.
  • Right to confidentiality of records.
  • Right to privacy.
  • Right to control your finances.
  • Right to freedom from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Right to freedom from chemical and physical restraints.
  • Right to express grievances without fear of retaliation.
  • Rights pertaining to admissions, transfers, and discharges, including the right to appeal.
  • Right to communicate freely with persons of your choice.

Celebrating National Residents’ Rights’ Month:¬†

“Amplify Our Voices”

Save the Date to come ROCK with us!

Thursday, October 26th

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Parkview Field


Our services are free and confidential to those who seek our help.

We are an advocacy organization for those living in nursing homes. We cover all 9 counties of N.E. Indiana and are State and Federally funded.

Ombudsman is a Swedish word meaning citizen representative. A Long-Term Care Ombudsman serves as an advocate who seeks to resolve complaints made by or on behalf of people who are consumers of Long-Term Care services.

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With your support we can promote the highest quality of life for people living in Long-Term Care facilities in Northeastern Indiana through advocacy and empowerment.

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