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.


Great Art Giveaway & Sale

Some of Central Kentucky’s premier artists and craftsmen will join together November 20-21, 2015 to help the region’s long-term care residents. Secure your chance to win a beautiful piece of art, get a jump on your holiday shopping, and help some of our community’s most vulnerable members, all at the same time!


NHOA is a nonprofit organization which relies on donations, grants, and special events for funding.
All advocacy services are provided free of charge to those who need them.

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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.

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