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Welcome to Long Term Care Ombudsman

Welcome to Long Term Care Ombudsman

Promoting the highest possible life and care to all residents of long term care facilities.

Long Term Care Ombudsman Services of San Luis Obispo County provides residents of care facilities with access to advocacy services, complaint investigation and resolution, facility monitoring  visits, and witnessing advanced health care directives.

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Success Stories

Mary, a 93 year old female resident in a nursing home had been asking her family about her finances for several months. Her family refused to provide the information she wanted, and she was frustrated. She contacted the facility staff who then contacted our office. We were able to obtain her financial records and provide them to her. Her family had been doing an excellent job of managing her money, but they had not considered her right to information regarding her finances. We also helped the family and the resident work out a monthly system that will provide her with the information she wanted and keep it safe.

An Ombudsman was visiting a nursing home and discovered that the shower rooms had open bottles of cleaning supplies on the floor.  The Ombudsman was able to work with the staff to ensure that all cleaning supplies were locked away from the reach of confused residents.