Be a Voice for Hawaii’s Kupuna Residing in a Long-Term Care Home

Be a Voice for Hawaii’s Kupuna Residing in a Long-Term Care Home

Our mission is to protect the human and civil rights of Hawaii’s aging population who reside in licensed long-term care settings through the provision of culturally sensitive advocacy
"Ombudsman" is a Swedish word for a representative, or someone who speaks on behalf of another individual

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Long-Term Care (LTC) Resources

Nursing Home Visitation and Quarantine: FAQs & Advocacy Strategies for Families

Nursing Home Visitation and Quarantine: FAQs & Advocacy Strategies for Families

Have questions about visiting your loved one in a long-term care facility? Read this fact sheet...read more
Advocates told abandoned residents of Hauula care home could be left at ER

Advocates told abandoned residents of Hauula care home could be left at ER

In April, Hawaii News Now saw the rush to move out 60 assisted living residents after the state...read more
Skilled Nursing Facility 3-Day Rule Waiver

Skilled Nursing Facility 3-Day Rule Waiver

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) authorized...read more

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Hawaii’s Long-Term Care Ombudsmen serve as advocates for residents of nursing homes and similar adult residential long-term care facilities. Ombudsmen focus on resolving problems brought to their attention by or for an individual resident to bring about improvements and changes to others in the facility and the broader community.

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