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Ombudsman

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

1-800-282-1206

elderrights@age.ohio.gov

Or contact your regional ombudsman

Ohio’s Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman help people receiving home care, assisted living and nursing home care select a provider and offer information about benefits and consumer rights.

In addition, ombudsmen:

  • Advocate for person-centered approaches by providers to meet the needs and honor the preferences of residents;
  • Link residents with services or agencies;
  • Offer resources for selecting long-term care providers; and

Provide information and assistance with benefits and insurance.