Long-Term Care Residents Honored During Residents’ Rights Month

By Cherrie Nutley, Ombudsman Supervisor Western OK– Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities along with family members, ombudsman program representatives, citizen advocates, facility staff, and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents’ Rights Month.Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event held in October by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (Consumer Voice) to celebrate and focus on awareness of dignity, respect, and the value of long-term care residents. This year’s Residents’ Rights Month theme – Amplify Our Voices – emphasizes a community of long-term care residents…

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