Manitoba Ombudsman Warns Pharmacists
Pharmacists have been warned by the Manitoba Ombudsman
that they should respect the desire of patients to remain anonymous, particularly while receiving emergency// contraception. A woman had already complained that embarrassing questions were asked by the pharmacists while she was buying the Levon...
Hey Governator! Don't Terminate Senior Funding!
The proposed budget cut comes on the heels of the Governor's eliminating last Fall the State's $6 million budget for the long-term care ombudsman
program, which provides advocacy services for residents of long-term care facilities. The proposed additional cuts on the "chopping block" would elimi...
New From the Heinz Family Philanthropies: 10 Questions and Valuable Answers to Help Families If They Are Not Happy With Their Long-Term Care
...issatisfied with your care?
Fact: Every state has a long-term care ombudsman
program to respond to complaints about care in nursing homes and assisted l... in-home care. To reach your Long-Term Care Ombudsman, contact the National ombudsman
Resource Center. Your local AAA can be found by contacting the National Eld...
New From the Heinz Family Philanthropies: 10 Questions and Valuable Answers to Help Families Manage Long-Term Care
...ection report and spoken with the assigned "Ombudsman" at the facility you've chosen?
Fact: Reviewing inspection reports and talking with an ombudsman
in a nursing home or assisted living home can help you get you/your loved one's needs met in a high-quality manner. Also see "How to Choose a Nursing...
Government Launches Nursing Home Rating System
...are are tools, not the be-all and end-all," Phillips said. "Any individual who faces putting someone in a nursing home should talk to the nursing home ombudsman
in the area. They're at the area agency on aging."
"The other thing is, there is absolutely no substitute for physically going to the facility your...
Senate Aging Services Budget Falls Short For Older Illinoisans
...hich removes nearly $50 million from the
introduced budget. The reductions affect: the Community Care Program; the
Senior Helpline; and eliminates the ombudsman
"The Senate budget is a step backwards when it comes to aging services
in Illinois," said Bob Gallo, AARP Illinois State Director. "AARP is...
Bioniche Reports the Passing of its Board Chair
...da. He was a Chairman of the Board and Chairman Emeritus of
the Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He was appointed by the Ontario
Ministry of Health as ombudsman
to the Medical Review Committee of the
College of Physicians and Surgeons. He served on the Board of Directors of
the Samuel Lumenfeld Research Instit...
Julia Quinlan to present awards at a conference hosted by Rutgers College of Nursing
...lliative Care Research Center; Rev. Kathleen Rusnak, former director of Spiritual Care at The Connecticut Hospice; William P. Isele, former New Jersey ombudsman
for the Institutionalized Elderly; Regina S. Cunningham, chief nursing officer at Cancer Institute of New Jersey and assistant professor in the Resear...
Stress reduction products and services that are effective and safe
... ones are apt to be painted with the same brush so that the baby is thrown out with the bath water. The American Institute Of Stress has served as an ombudsman
in this murky area for three decades, and is proud to announce the following as recipients of our 2007 Award For Distinction and Innovation.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Launches Effort in Five Michigan Cities with Department of Community Health to Enroll Uninsured Children in MIChild
... Lodge and Conference Center, Frankenmuth. Speaker: Michigan Children's ombudsman
Verlie Ruffin -- Oct. 24 - Noon luncheon at the Macomb Community Colle...the Hannah Community Center, East Lansing. Speaker: Michigan Children's ombudsman
Verlie Ruffin -- Nov. 5 - 8 a.m. breakfast at the new Harrison Park Elemen...