Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass
Improving the quality of care for residents of long-term care facilities in Kentucky
We assist residents and their families
in nursing homes, family care homes, and personal care homes.
Lexington Herald-Leader featured an article by Sherry Culp, President of the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass. She shares a true story of what a resident experienced and how an ombudsman was able to help as well as the more information on the program. To read the entire article, click here.
Longtime ombudsman Ken Evans passed away Wednesday, December 27, surrounded by family at his home in Lawrenceburg. Ken helped hundreds of residents of long-term care facilities get better care over the course of 18 years with NHOA. “Ken made a great connection with many residents,” State Ombudsman Sherry Culp said. “We especially appreciate his work with […]
What is the Ombudsman Agency?
The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass serves approximately 5,500 nursing home, personal care home, and family care home residents and their families in a 17 county area around Lexington, Kentucky. Its primary objectives are to:
- Protect the rights of nursing home residents;
- Identify, investigate and resolve resident’s problems and concerns;
- Empower residents to make informed choices;
- Work to enact laws protecting older Kentuckians;