A Primer for State Aging Directors and Executive Staff State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

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Article Publication Date: 
7/13/2013
Summary: 
This document is designed to enable new State Unit on Aging (SUA) Directors to quickly understand the unique role of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (SLTCOP). The Older Americans Act (OAA) establishes this program with responsibilities that make it different from other aging programs. Within the network of services provided under the OAA, the LTCOP has some mandates that set it apart from other services.
Article Author: 
Barker, Jessica; Hunt, Sara; Merrill, Deborah; Smetanka; Lori
Topics: 
N/A
Types/Tools: 
Populations: 
Aging/Older Adults
Sources: 
NASUAD
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
Programs/Initiatives: 
Ombudsman
Keywords: 
Long-Term Care
SLTCOP; Elder Rights; National Ombudsman Resource Center; Legal Counsel; Systems Advocacy;

Contact

National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)
info@nasuad.org
Phone: 
202-898-2578

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/53390