This site was originally developed to be a tool to find the best nursing home you can afford, but once we saw the map we knew there was something bigger going on. Why are there so many nursing homes in our area with the worst possible rating? Is that normal?
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a resident-directed advocacy program which protects and improves the quality of life for residents in a variety of long-term care settings. Ombudsmen work to resolve problems of individual residents and to bring about changes at the local, state and national levels to improve care.