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The DC Code: § 7-702.01 Purpose and functions.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

There is established a Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program for the District of Columbia within the Office on Aging. The program shall provide a comprehensive continuum of advocacy services for older persons and other persons who are residents in the District, which shall include:

1
Advocating for the rights of older persons and other persons who are residents;
2
Investigating and resolving any complaint made by or on behalf of an older person or other person who is a resident; and
3
Monitoring the quality of care, services provided, and quality of life experienced by older persons and residents to ensure that the care and services are in accordance with applicable District and federal laws.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3511. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-218, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-701.01. DC CODE § 7-702.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-218, § 201, 36 DCR 534.)