First Silver Bells 2019 Summer Edition benefits frail, disabled nursing home residents
A summer gift drive benefiting residents of long-term care facilities in Central Kentucky kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 17. To learn how you can participate, click here.
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.
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;
A summer gift drive benefiting residents of long-term care facilities in Central Kentucky kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 17, according to Denise Wells, Bluegrass District Ombudsman for the non-profit Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, Inc. (NHOA). “The purpose of Silver Bells 2019 (Summer Edition) is to provide the basics for financially needy […]
A new report was released by CMS. The report shares a sample of various immediate jeopardy cases that have occurred in several skilled nursing facilities. None of these seem frivolous to us! Examples of Immediate Jeopardy 2018
by Marcus Dorsey [Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky.com] State Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, is a doctor who works at nearly a half-dozen substandard nursing homes while he fights in Frankfort to protect the nursing home industry from personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. It’s typically Alvarado leading the charge whenever the Kentucky General Assembly tries to curb litigation […]