As mandated by the Older American's Act, the mission of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) is to seek resolution of problems and advocate for the rights of residents of long term care facilities with the goal of enhancing the quality of life and care of residents.
Report resident rights issues online.
The primary purpose of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is to improve the quality of life, care, and environment of long-term care residents.
The Ombudsman Program specifically assists consumers of long-term care services. The Ombudsman works with the resident to seek resolution of concerns or complaints related to the provision of long-term care services.Read More
Find An Ombudsman Near You
Possibly the best way to get your questions answered is by talking to an Ombudsman. The county you live in determines
who your Ombudsman is.
Be a Volunteer
Are you interested in using your time and talents to serve as an advocate for nursing home and adult care facility residents? The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for volunteers to serve as certified Ombudsmen to improve the quality of care and quality of life residents living in long term care facilities.
How to Report Abuse
Utah law states that any person who has reason to believe that an elder or disabled adult is being abused, neglected or exploited must immediately report the situation to Adult Protective Services (APS) intake or the nearest law
Call local law enforcement immediately if there is an emergency.Adult Protective Services Referrals
Salt Lake County: 801-538-3567
All other areas of Utah: 1-800-371-7897