Advocating for the rights of long-term care residents

A voice for Idaho long-term care residents

The Idaho Long-Term Care Ombudsman program protects the health, safety, welfare, and rights of those residing in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Ombudsmen can investigate complaints and provide interventions on behalf of residents. Over the 2017/2018 year, Idaho’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman program:

  • Investigated 1074 complaints
  • Provided 1944 consultations
  • Visited nursing homes &assisted living facilities over 3100 times

 For long-term care concerns please contact the  State Ombudsman located at the Commission on Aging or a Local Ombudsman at your local Area Agency on Aging. You can click where you live on the map below to see the contact information for your AAA.  

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Aging Education Gateway

Coming Soon! Successful people never quit learning. When you take one of our FREE self-paced courses you will gain tips and skills to help you and the people you care for stay at home. Click to travel to the Course pages on our website. Each Course page will list the modules included in that course. If you want proof of completion, visit our Aging Education Gateway! It provides full curriculum courses and advanced topics.