Georgia Council of Community Ombudsmen

Georgia's Long-term Care Ombudsmen - Advocates for Georgia's Long-term Care Residents

**Visit each Ombudsman Program at About Us  and learn more about the staff and volunteers, about what they do and who they serve.

**Read "The Gazette" , a weekly e-newsletter, published by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care and the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center.


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**Long-term Care
Ombudsman Fact Sheets

These fact sheets were prepared by members of the statewide Council of Community Ombudsmen. They are intended to help educate the community about issues regarding long term care facilities in Georgia.

**Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Long-Term Care
The decision to enter a nursing home can be an extremely difficult one for individuals and their families to make. The best strategy for making informed decisions and selecting the right facility is to plan ahead by examining all available options, determining the costs of long-term care, and learning how to recognize quality care in nursing homes.

 


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Volunteers:

Ombudsman Programs around the state are looking for volunteers.

If you would like to become a volunteer for your area Ombudsman Program, please download the Community Ombudsman Listing on this page and call and set up an appointment with the Program Coordinator. 

Positions include volunteer  visitor; office assistant; data entry person or join the staff as a Certified Volunteer.
 
Please look for your local Ombudsman program in the Community Ombudsman Listing and give them a call today.



Contributions:

There is no charge for services provided by the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program.

However, contributions are appreciated and are used to support additional Ombudsman services and activities to benefit Georgia's long-term care residents.

To make a tax-deductible contribution, please check the Community Ombudsman Listing for your local Ombudsman Program.
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