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

CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance with Revised Visitation Recommendations

CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance with Revised Visitation Recommendations

Nursing homes have been severely impacted by COVID-19, with outbreaks causing high rates of infection,...read more
Compare Nursing Homes Near You

Compare Nursing Homes Near You

A new tool on Medicare.gov has been launched which helps inform the public about vaccination rates...read more
A Key Part of Hawaii’s Nursing Workforce Is Shrinking Fast

A Key Part of Hawaii’s Nursing Workforce Is Shrinking Fast

Even before the pandemic, licensed practical nurses, who do much of the work at long-term care facilities,...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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