Northern Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Date(s) - February 17, 2012
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Senior Center of Leesburg
703-777-0257 [email protected] www.loudoun.gov/aaa
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Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging- Health and Wellness Presentations
Guest Speaker: Laila Riaz, Loudoun Rep for Northern Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program was established in 1985 to advocate for persons receiving long-term care services to ensure the highest quality of life and care and serves the jurisdictions of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William through their Area Agencies on Aging. Anyone can contact our program for information, whether they are from other states or other countries.
A Long-Term Care Ombudsman:
Advocates for improving the quality of life for persons receiving long-term care services.
Resolves complaints against long-term care providers through counseling, negotiation and investigation .
Provides information about long-term care providers to help consumers make an informed decision.
Educates the community about long-term care issues.
Visits residents of long-term care facilities on a weekly basis through our volunteer program.
Trains long-term care staff.
Consults with providers.
For more information on this program visit: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/LTCOmbudsman/
I hope that you can join us for this informative presentation.