Long-Term Care Ombudsmen are advocates for the rights of individuals living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. They are certified by the state and are trained to investigate complaints and resolve problems, as well as provide information to the public about long-term care options. Their services are free and confidential.
Contact an Ombudsman at 801-229-3809 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To contact your local Long-term Care Ombudsman in Summit, Utah and Wasatch counties, contact 801-229-3809 or email@example.com.
Locate an Ombudsman in another region or to file an online complaint about residents' rights violations or quality of care in a long-term care facility.
Utah Department of Health
(Licensing & Resident Assessment)
Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services
Utah Adult Protective Services
Utah Department of Health Complaint Line
(complaints in Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living Facilities)
Toll Free: 800-662-4157 or Salt Lake: 801-273-2994
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Medicare Nursing Home Compare
Office of Public Guardian
Information for long-term care
Appeal Medicare-coverage ending
Advance Directives Info