Georgia's Long-term Care Ombudsmen - Advocates for Georgia's Long-term Care Residents
LTC 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
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.
Ombudsman Programs around the state are looking for volunteers. If you would like to become a volunteer for your area program, as a friendly 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.
There is no charge for services provided by the 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.