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 Updates

Congratulations to Hawaii's Older American's Month Awardees!

Congratulations to Hawaii's Older American's Month Awardees!

Mae Fujii Hawaii SHIP & SMP Hawaii Volunteer and Clarence Agena Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program...read more
With nursing facility set to close, dozens of residents scramble to find new homes

With nursing facility set to close, dozens of residents scramble to find new homes

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Lolesio Iosefo has been living at Wahiawa General Hospital's long-term...read more
Antipsychotic Medication Prescribing in Long Term Care Facilities Increased in the Early Months of t

Antipsychotic Medication Prescribing in Long Term Care Facilities Increased in the Early Months of t

Media outlets have reported on the increasing use of antipsychotics by LTCFs to help manage the...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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