Volunteers are needed to serve as Long-Term Care Ombudsmen in Kitsap County, helping to ensure the dignity, rights and well-being of individuals residing in long-term care and assisted living facilities. Ombudsmen are trained, certified and authorized by the Washington State Ombudsman Program to advocate for residents in long-term care facilities.
Ombudsmen are needed to assist residents and their families in achieving the highest level of quality of life and quality of care, which is a right guaranteed to residents by law.
Free training and certification are provided through the Washington State Ombudsman Program. Learn about the program at kcowa.us/ombudsman or scan the QR code in the image.
For more information on Kitsap County's Ombudsmen program, Dana Gargus, Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman at 360-337-5714, 1-800-562-6418 or DGargus@kitsap.gov.