Be an Advocate for seniors and other vulnerable adults living in long-term care
As a Long-Term Care Ombudsman you will be the eyes and ears inside facilities like nursing homes and assisted living, advocating for residents’ dignity and quality of life. Volunteer on your own schedule a minimum of 14 hours per month.
If you enjoy talking to older people and are interested in helping them speak up for their rights call (707) 526-4108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Training starts March 22, 2021.
What does an Ombudsman do?
● Make regular, unannounced visits to licensed long-term care facilities.
● Investigate and attempt to resolve residents’ complaints and problems.
● Educate residents about their rights.
● Help residents navigate services available at their facility and in their community.
● Collaborate with a team of Ombudsman staff and volunteers who are passionate about advocating for seniors.
Senior Advocacy Services’ Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a no-cost consumer advocacy
program that aims to improve the quality of care and quality of life for people living in long-term care.
Find more information and other volunteer opportunities at www.SeniorAdvocacyServices.org .
We have a place for you!