Directory of Related Links

The following web sites provide additional information




MEDICARE NURSING HOME COMPARE
medicare.gov
Information on facilities receiving Medicare or Medicaid including staffing information and recent inspections, staffing levels and quality indicators. Click "Nursing Home Compare" icon


MEDICAID SERVICES
chfs.state.ky.us/dms
Contains current eligibility criteria for persons seeking Medicaid


REGULATORY ISSUES
chfs.ky.gov/os/oig/
OIG: Contains directory of facilities licensed in Kentucky and a regional map with contact information for reporting regulatory con
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chfs.ky.gov/os/oig/ltckarkrs.htm
A quick link to KY regulations for various long term care facilities


CONSUMER ORGANIZATIONS
www.nccnhr.org
NCCNHR: A National organization seeking to improve conditions in nursing homes. Site contains resources for long-term care


ABUSE INFORMATION
chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/
DCBS: Contains the Service Region map with information about contacting the local Protection and Permanency offices.
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chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dpp/facs.htm
How to identify abuse, neglect, and exploitation and the reporting requirements in KY
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chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dpp/eaa/


KENTUCKY STATE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM
chfs.ky.gov/dail/kltcop.htm
Provides contact information other ombudsman programs in KY


OMBUDSMAN PROGRAMS IN OTHER STATES
gacoco.org
COCO ON LINE: Georgia Council of Community Ombudsman page contains helpful information and links.


LEGAL RESOURCES
KLAid.org
Kentucky Legal Aid: Provides legal assistance to
low income and elderly persons in 35 Western KY counties

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AccessToJustice
Access to justice: Information about other legal aid
resources in Kentucky