Ombudsman

A professional who investigates and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

More Common Terms

  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Basic self-care functions including bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, eating, and transferring in and out of beds and chairs.
  • Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
  • Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require assistance of another person with bathing, dressing, meal preparation, medication monitoring or other various activities of daily living. This benefit is available to individuals who reside in a...

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