Volunteers sought to advocate for nursing home residents
Oct. 19, 2011 at 5:19 a.m.
Volunteers are needed to work as advocates for nursing home residents.
Ombudsmen visit nursing homes to promote quality care to protect residents' rights.
Free initial and ongoing training is provided and no prior experience is required.
Volunteers are needed in Victoria, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson and Lavaca counties.
If interested, contact Christina Guarjardo, elder right coordinator at the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission Area Agency on Aging, at 361-578-1587 or 800-574-9745 or christina @gcrpc.org.