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
DOH and AG investigators execute search warrant at suspected unlicensed care home

DOH and AG investigators execute search warrant at suspected unlicensed care home

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Health’s Office of Health Care Assurance (OHCA) and the...read more
AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard

AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard

Check out this dashboard to view the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the nation especially...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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