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614 Division Street MS-4  Port Orchard, WA
Phone:(360)337-4650 * Fax:(360)337-7052
 

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Volunteers

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program needs more advocates. Volunteers spend four or more hours each week visiting with the residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family homes, working to ensure that the care is good and that the residents rights are being respected. Bring your desire to serve, the skills you've developed throughout your life, and join us in helping improve the quality of life for adults living in long term care facilities. Volunteers are especially needed in Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, and Silverdale. For an application packet or more information, call (360) 337-5714.

Long-Term Care Ombudsmen
u Advocate for the rights of residents
u Investigate and resolve concerns made by or on behalf of residents
u Work with residents, families, friends, operators and facility staff to meet the needs and concerns of residents
u Provide public education about long term care facilities and governing regulations
u Visit residents in assigned facilities on a weekly basis
u Commit to providing at least four hours per week of Volunteer Ombudsman service for at least one year.

As a Long-Term Care Ombudsman Volunteer, you can help!
Contact
Dana Gargus at 360-337-5714 or 800-562-6418.

 

Last Updated:  June 19, 2013
Contact Rebecca Pirtle, Volunteer Services Coordinator,
at (360) 337-4650
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