What is an Ombudsman?
Ombudsman are authorized to receive complaints, investigate allegations and the resolve them on behalf of residents of long-term care facilities (i.e. nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled). An Ombudsman is an advocate for the resident. An Ombudsman is a screened and trained staff member of the State of Utah Long-term Care Ombudsman program.
An Ombudsman can:
Adults have the right to make personal choices and decisions.
Residents have the right to:
Uintah Care Center in Vernal: call Joan Janes at 435-789-4021 or Bonnie Woolley at 435-789-4020.
Canyonlands Extended Care in Moab: call Yordy Eastwood at 435-259-0245.
Carbon and Emery Counties: call Bill Engle at 435-637-5444 x 9.
Roosevelt: call Sandra Whalin at 435-722-5250.
Blanding Care Center: call Malyssa Egge at 435-650-1599.