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Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
source: Iowa Department of Elder Affairs
from the web page: "A Long Term Care Ombudsman is an advocate for residents of nursing homes, residential care facilities, assisted living programs and elder group homes. As a result of the Older Americans Act, each state is required to have a Long-Term Care Ombudsman program..."
more from Iowa Department of Elder Affairs:
Resident Advocate Committees
from the web page: "A resident council is an independent, organized group of residents who live in a nursing facility and meet on a regular basis to promote and enhance the quality of life for all residents. Resident councils create change, address quality-of-life and quality-of-care issues, plan resident activities and discuss matters brought before the council...."
Power of Attorney Handbook
10 pages; languages: English
from the web page: This booklet is designed to assist those who have been appointed as an attorney-in-fact, those who are considering the need for a power of attorney, or those who have an interest in the subject. This is a general overview of the laws governing powers of attorney and, like most general overviews it will apply in most situations, but not all..."
Alternatives to Guardianship and Conservatorship for Adults in Iowa
from the web page: "This booklet discusses arrangements available to protect the welfare of individuals in addition to full guardianship and conservatorship..."
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