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.
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 […]
The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass received a grant from the Kentucky Colonels on September 22, 2017 in the amount of $1,225 to print updated Certified Ombudsman Training Manuals. The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency is a non-profit agency that advocates for residents living long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, personal care homes, […]
What is the Ombudsman Agency?
The Ombudsman Agency serves approximately 5,000 nursing home, personal care home, and family care home residents and their families (as well as other interested consumers) in a seventeen-county area around Lexington, Kentucky. Its primary objectives are to:
- Protect the rights of nursing home residents;
- Identify, investigate and work to resolve residents’ concerns;
- Empower residents to make informed choices;
- Monitor and work to enact laws protecting older Kentuckians;
- Be a regular friendly visitor to residents.