The Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program strives to improve the quality of care and quality of life experienced by residents who reside in licensed long term care facilities such as nursing homes, homes for the aged, and adult foster care homes.
Local Ombudsman provide a community presence by routinely visiting residents in long term care facilities. They work with individual residents to resolve problems and to promote high quality care.
Ombudsman are skilled in the following areas:
When to Call an Ombudsman:
Providing easy accessible, responsive, and professional information and assistance to Upper Peninsula citizens and families in need, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
Offering classes across the Upper Peninsula for disease prevention, management, and wellness.
Facilitating in home service options to avoid or delay nursing home placement to help individual’s live independently.