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NURSING HOMES: AN OVERVIEW
OF THE STATE SYSTEM
Arkansas
1 State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Kathie Gately
State LTC Ombudsman
AR Division of Aging & Adult Services
State LTC Ombudsman
P.O.B. 1437
Slot S-540
Little Rock, AR 72203
Work: (501)682-8952
Fax: (501)682-6393

10 Citizen Advocacy Group
Martha Deaver
AR Advocates for Nursing Home Residents
1631 Wills Drive
Conway, AR 72032
Work: (501)450-9619
website:http://www.aanhr.
org


2 Office on Aging
Herb Sanderson
Director
Div. of Aging & Adult Services - VI
AR Dept. of Human Services
7th and Main Streets
P.O. Box 1437, Slot 1412
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
Work: (501)682-2441
Fax: (501)682-8155

11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Sally Alvey
Regional Ombudsman
West Central Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
1310 West Main
Suite A
Russellville, AR 72801
Work: (501)321-2811
Fax: (501)321-2650
Area Served: Conway, Johnson, Perry, Pope and Yell counties

3 Licensure and Certifications
Carol Shockley
Director, Office of Long-Term Care
Department of Human Services
Medical Services
P O Box 8059
Slot 402
Little Rock, AR 72203-8059
Work: (501)682-8486
Fax: (501)682-6171

Mary Askew
Ombudsman
Northwest Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
1510 Rock Springs Road
P.O. Box 1795
Harrison, AR 72602
Work: (870)741-1144
Fax: (870)741-6214
Area Served: Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy and Washington counties

4 Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Judy Kaye Mason
Director
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Arkansas
Office of the Attorney General
323 Center Street
Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201
Work: (501)682-8104
Fax: (501)682-8135

Tonia Barnes
Senior Specialist
West Central Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
905 West Grand Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Work: (501)321-2811
Fax: (501)321-2650
Area Served: Montgomery, Garland, Hot Springs, Clark, Pike counties

5 Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Shelley Lee
Office of Long Term Care
P.O. Box 8059
Slot 402
Little Rock, AR 72203-8059
Work: (501)682-1873
Fax: (501)682-6955

Herman Estaun
Ombudsman
Central Arkansas AAA - Carelink
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
706 West 4th Street
P.O. Box 5988
North Little Rock, AR 72119
Work: (501)372-5300
Area Served: Pulaski, Saline, Faulkner, Lonoke, Prairie, Monroe counties

6 Medicaid Agency
Ray Hanley
Director
AR Medicaid
Division of Medical Services
103 E. 7th Street
PO Box 1437, Slot 1100
Little Rock, AR 72203
Work: (501)682-8292
Fax: (501)682-1197

Deborah Hanson
Ombudsman
Southwest Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
600 Colombia
PO Box 1863
Magnolia, AR 71753
Work: (870)234-7410
Fax: (870)234-6804
Area Served: Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Sevier, Union counties

7 Quality Improvement Organization
Nancy Archer
HCQIP Director
AR Foundation For Med Care Inc
401 West Capitol
Suite 508
Little Rock, AR 72201
Work: (501)375-5700
Fax: (501)375-5705

David Martin
Ombudsman
East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
P.O. Box 5035
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Work: (870)972-5980
Fax: (870)930-2234
Area Served: Randolph, Clay, Lawrence, Greene, Craighead, Foinsett, Mississippi, Cross, Crittenden, St. Francis, Lee, Phillips counties

Russell Brasher
CEO
AR Foundation For Med Care Inc
2201 Brooken Hill Drive
PO Box 180001
Fort Smith, AR 72908
Work: (501)649-8501
Fax: (501)649-8180
website:http://www.afmc.o
rg


Judy McCready
Ombudsman / Senior Specialist
West Central Arkansas AAA - Region VI
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
1310 West Main
Suite A
Russellville, AR 72801
Work: (501)967-9300
Fax: (501)967-2401
Area Served: Johnson, Pope, Conway, Yell, Perry counties

8 Protection and Advocacy System
Nan Ellen East
Executive Director
Disability Rights Center, Inc.
Evergreen Place, Suite 201
1100 North University
Little Rock, AR 72207
Work: (501)296-1775
Fax: (501)296-1779
website:http://www.advoca
cyservices.org


Debbie Medley
Ombudsman
Western Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
524 Garrison Avenue
P.O. Box 1724
Fort Smith, AR 72902
Work: (501)783-4500
Fax: (479)783-0029
Area Served: Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Sebastian, Scott, Polk counties

9 Adult Protective Service Agency
Raymond Vining
Administrator
Adult Protective Services
P.O. Box 1437
Slot #1412
Little Rock, AR 72203
Work: (501)682-8495
Fax: (501)682-6393

Peggy Parker
Ombudsman
White River Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
P.O. Box 2637
3998 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501
Work: (870)612-3041
Fax: (870)793-3971
Area Served: Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, White, Woodruff counties

10 Citizen Advocacy Group
Nancy Allison
President
AR Advocates for Nursing Home Residents
P.O. Box 22421
Little Rock, AR 72221-2421
Work: (501)327-3152
Fax: (501)884-6728
website:http://www.aanhr.
org


Carolyn Thomas
Ombudsman
Southeast Arkansas AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
P.O. Box 8569
709 East 8th.
Pine Bluff, AR 71611
Work: (870)543-6300
Area Served: Arkansas, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln counties


Last Updated Monday, September 08, 2008


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