The State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care has an opportunity in volunteerism for those wishing to advocate on behalf of Wisconsin’s nursing home residents. Serving as a volunteer ombudsman offers a chance to help residents living in long term care facilities by acting as “the eyes and ears” of the regional Long Term Care Ombudsman.
Volunteer ombudsman protect the rights of people 60 years and older by making unannounced visits to listen and empower residents and family members who may choose to voice concerns regarding residents’ care. Training is scheduled for mid-May. More information is available by calling 715/342-3086 or 1/800-815-0015.