Alamo Area Council of Governments Alamo and Bexar Area Agency on Aging
Frio County Ombudsman
Company: Alamo Area Council of Governments Alamo and Bexar Area Agency on Aging
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Location: 169 Medical Drive, Pearsall, TX, 78061
Project Details

Volunteers are needed to serve as an ombudsmanadvocate for local nursing home residents. The goal of the ombudsman program is to ensure the best possible quality of life in Texas long-term care facilities. While in the facility, the volunteer will talk with residents, family members, and guests to identify any complaints or problem areas. Then, the volunteer will work with those individuals and the staff to resolve these issues. Ombudsman also provide information about rights and procedures and help identify additional resources in or out of the facility. Locations are in Bigfoot, Dilly, Moore and Pearsall.

General requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visits are at minimun of one to two times a month
  • Will provide training and commitment of at least one year
  • Category
    Seniors
    Skills Area
    Conflict Resolution
    Problem Solving
    Mediation
    Critical Thinking