MEDIA ADVISORY

Long-Term Care Advocacy Agency Celebrates New Office

Lexington, KY, October 16, 2015 – The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency (NHOA) of the Bluegrass invites the public to visit our new office. Come learn about long-term care ombudsman services and how to promote quality care for loved ones in long-term care facilities.

WHAT:
Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass Fall Open House
NHOA’s Fall Open House will celebrate the opening of our new office and provide an opportunity for the public to learn more about long-term care ombudsmen services in the Bluegrass and statewide.

WHO:
State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Sherry Culp, Bluegrass District Ombudsman Denise Kennedy, and local facility ombudsmen from throughout the Bluegrass district will be available to greet and educate visitors. Local Mayors and Judge-Executives from Bluegrass cities and counties have been invited.

WHEN:
Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 3:00-6:00 pm. Welcoming remarks by State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Sherry Culp at 4:30 pm.

WHERE:
Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass
3138 Custer Drive, Suite 110
Lexington, KY 40517

WHY:
More than 5,000 people in Central Kentucky and more than 34,000 people statewide live in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, personal care homes and family care homes. Long-term care ombudsmen play a vital role in protecting residents’ rights and advocating for quality care.

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The mission of The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, Inc. (NHOA) is to improve the quality of care for residents of long-term care facilities.

Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, 3138 Custer Drive, Suite 110, Lexington, KY 40517