As mandated by the Older American’s Act, the mission of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) is to seek resolution of problems and advocate for the rights of residents of long term care facilities with the goal of enhancing the quality of life and care of residents.
The primary purpose of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is to improve the quality of life, care, and environment of long-term care residents.
The Ombudsman Program specifically assists consumers of long-term care services toward resolution of complaints related to the provision of services.Read More
Find An Ombudsman Near You
Possibly the best way to get your questions aswered is by talking to an Ombudsman. The county you live in determines who your Ombudsman is.
Be a Volunteer
Are you interested in using your time and talents to serve as an advocate for nursing home and adult care facility residents? The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for volunteers to serve as certified Ombudsmen to improve the quality of care and quality of life residents living in long term care facilities.
Call local law enforcement immediately if there is an emergency.Adult Protective Services Referrals
Salt Lake County: 801-264-7669
All other areas of Utah: 1-800-371-7897