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A video of a compelling story on how the Longterm Care Ombudsman helped Ladd Rucker.


...and become a friend to our frail elderly in long-term care.





Meet Our Volunteers


JIM BABICH HEIDEMARIE LUNDBLAD
JAMES BAUER EDWARD MAZEIKA
JEFF BERT LEO MOLITOR
ROBERTA CARREON DONNA MORTIMER
EDMUNDO CHAVEZ JANET NICHOL
MARGARET CHUI BONNIE OLSON
MAERETHA COLEMAN JANET PLANT
DONALD DALY KITTY SCHEMENAUER
RENEE DAVEY DEBBIE RUNZLER
GARY DAVIS PATRICIA SCHIANO
APRIL DEPRETIS MARLENE SCHWARTZ
PENNY EDSON JULIE SMITH
NANCY FREIGHER MICHELE SMITH
RICHARD FRYE FRANKLIN STORK
SHERRI GARDNER SUNIL TRIVEDI
CAROLINE GREEVEN JOYCE TROOP
SHIRLEY HACKLEMAN LINDA TULLY
LINDA HAMPSON CHARLES WELSFORD
NANCY HEALEY MARIE WELSFORD
JUDY HERGESHEIMER ANGIE WHITE
AMIR HUDA MARY WILLIFORD
CHAR JACKOWITCZ CLIFTON WISEMAN
CAROLE KRAL SALLY WOLFE
GREGORY LEE LOLITA WYCHE-BOWMAN
LYNNE LEVINE MARY ANN ZALOKAR
JUNE LOVELL  



The Ventura County Ombudsman Program is seeking a few good people to join our team. We believe that all elderly long term care residents deserve ready access to someone who cares and is trained and certified to act on their behalf.

Sixty percent of our frail elderly in nursing homes have no one -- no family or friends who ever visit or check up on them. The Ombudsman volunteer might be the only extended family or friend they have for the rest of their lives.

Becoming a State Certified Ombudsman Volunteer is easy because you will receive initial training from veteran staff and experienced volunteer Ombudsmen, followed by on the job training. And to keep your skills honed, you will be provided continuing education on a regular basis to assist you in your role as an advocate. Ombudsman staff provide ongoing support to you, as you become the trusted ally and friend of the residents.

If you want to make a difference that really counts, please call or email the Ventura County Ombudsman Program, the only program that exists solely to serve our frail elderly in long term care facilities.

As our population ages, society is turning more of its attention to meeting the growing needs of our senior population. Call Vicky Odle 656-1986 for details.



 

Long Term Care Services of Ventura County, Inc.
Ombudsman Program

2021 Sperry Avenue - Suite 35,
Ventura CA 93003 

Tel: 805-656-1986  | Fax: 805-658-8540

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Long Term Care Services of Ventura County, Inc is a 501(c)3 public benefit charitable corporation.
Corporate and individual donations are needed, welcomed and appreciated.
Funded in part by - Area Agency on Aging

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