How Ombudsmen Are a Conduit for Nursing Home Residents

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How Ombudsmen Are a Conduit for Nursing Home Residents

This two-part episode examines the evolving role of long term care ombudsmen during the COVID-19 pandemic. In part one, Pamela Mickens, Staff Long-Term Care Ombudsman with the Senior Source in Texas, discusses how ombudsmen serve as a conduit for residents and families. In part two (22:00), Texas State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Patty Ducayet chats [...]


What’s the Difference Between Nursing Homes and Assisted Living?

LTCCC executive director Richard Mollot takes us back to the basics and explains the difference between: Nursing homes and Assisted Living facilities (1:25) Medicare and Medicaid (7:50) Ownership type: Non-profit vs. For-profit vs. Government facilities (11:25) Staffing positions: RN vs. CNA vs. LPN vs. LVN (16:00) Note: Episode recorded July 2020 Background reading and [...]

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