The following agencies investigate nursing home complaints about conditions at facilities, compliance with state regulations, abusive treatment, and inadequate care of residents.
In addition to investigating complaints about nursing homes, the ombudsman also assists residents who have problems with Medicare, Medicaid or those who want to contest a guardianship.
Assisted Living Ombudsman—Indiana Legal Services Area 8
800-869-0212, ext. 2238, 317-631-9410, ext. 2255
Indiana Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 N. Meridian St., Ste. 4B, Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-233-1325, 317-233-7442, www.state.in.us/isdh
Indiana Long Term Care Ombudsman
800-622-4484, 317-232-7134, www.in.gov/fssa/da/3474.htm
Nursing Home Ombudsman
317-631-9410 Ext 2255
1-800-622-4484 or 317-232-7134