Posts with the tag “long-term-care”

Friendly Visitor Volunteers Needed
by Melissa Thompson on March 2nd, 2023
The Pennyrile District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program covers Caldwell, Christian, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd and Trigg counties.We are looking for Friendly Visitor Volunteers.You can make a difference by spending as little as one hour a week visiting residents inLong Term Care Facilities including: Nursing Homes, Personal Care Homes, and Assisted Living Centers.Join us | APRIL 5...  Read More
Pennyrile AAAIL Long Term Care Ombudsman is Thinking of You
by Melissa Thompson on April 29th, 2020
Long-Term Care Ombudsman are resident advocates who protect and promote the rights of residents in long-term care facilities and work to resolve complaints.  Your local Pennyrile District Ombudsman is Cindy Tabor 1-800-928-7233 or [email protected] 270-886-9484.  For more in on COVID19 KY COVID Hotline (800) 722-5725  Read More
Residents' Rights Month 2019
by Melissa Thompson on October 1st, 2019
October is “Residents’ Rights Month,” an annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities. It is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect, and the rights of each resident. The federal Nursing Home Reform Law guarantees residents’ rights and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity, choice, and self-determinatio...  Read More
PADD AmeriCorps Member Becomes Certified Ombudsman
by Melissa Thompson on November 1st, 2018
​​Congratulations to Cindy Stonebraker for becoming a Certified Ombudsman with the Pennyrile Ombudsman Program.  Cindy is an AmeriCorps member that is providing services to the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living.  We welcome Cindy to the Ombudsman family and look forward to advocating for residents in Long Term Care.  If you have questions or concerns for a love one living in a ...  Read More