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NURSING HOMES: AN OVERVIEW
OF THE STATE SYSTEM
Kentucky
1 State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Jane Chapman
Interim State LTC Ombudsman
Eastern Region LTCOP
Office of the Ombudsman
1844 Carter Avenue
Ashland, KY 41101
Work: (606)776-0384
Fax: (606)920-2026
website:http://www.cfc.ky
.gov/agencies/ombudsman/


11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Carol Dupin
District Ombudsman
Lincoln Trail LTC Ombudsman Program
Louisville Legal Aid
32 Public Square
P.O. Box 157
Elizabethtown, KY 42702
Work: (270)765-3710
Fax: (270)769-3668
Area Served: Lincoln Trail, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington

2 Office on Aging
Deborah Anderson
Commissioner
Cabinet for Health & Family Services
Division of Aging Services
275 East Main Street
3W-F
Frankfort, KY 40621
Work: (502)564-6930
Fax: (502)564-4595

Cathy Fraser
District Ombudsman
Purchase ADD
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
PO Box 588
Mayfield, KY 42066
Work: (877)352-5183
Fax: (270)251-6110
Area Served: Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman, Fulton, Graves, Calloway, Marshall and McCracken counties

3 Licensure and Certifications
Jenny Mitchell
Director
Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Servs.
Div. of Health Care Facilities & Servs.
275 East Main Street
5E-B
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Work: (502)564-2888
Fax: (502)562-4268

Kathleen Gannoe
District Ombudsman/Executive Director
Bluegrass/Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1530 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY 40503
Work: (859)277-9215
Fax: (859)277-4843
website:http://www.ombudd
y.org

Area Served: Bluegrass, Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott and Woodford

4 Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Pamela Murphy
Director
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Kentucky
Office of the Attorney General
1024 Capitol Center Drive
Suite 200
Frankfort, KY 40601
Work: (502)696-5300
Fax: (502)573-8316

Kristi Gentry
Western Region Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
Office of Aging Services
116 North Main
PO Box 340
Greensburg, KY 42743
Work: (270)932-6109
Fax: (270)932-5051
Area Served: Purchase, Pennyrile, Lincoln Trail, Lake Cumberland, Green River and Barren River, KIPDA & Cumberland Valley

5 Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Patricia Dempsey
KY BD of Licensure For NHA
911 Leawood Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Work: (502)564-3296
Fax: (502)564-5892

Argene Jones
District Ombudsman
KY River ADD
KRADD Building
917 Perry Park Road
Hazard, KY 41701
Work: (606)436-3158
Fax: (606)436-2144
Area Served: Kentucky River, Breathitt, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry and Wolfe

6 Medicaid Agency
Glenn Jennings
Commissioner
Dept. for Medicaid Services
275 East Main Street
6W-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Work: (502)564-4321
Fax: (502)564-0509

Brenda Kennedy
District Ombudsman
Green River ADD
3860 US Highway 60 West
Owensboro, KY 42301
Work: (800)928-9093
Fax: (270)684-0714
Area Served: Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster

7 Quality Improvement Organization
Vernita Julian
Program Director
Health Care Excel of Kentucky, Inc.
1951 Bishop Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40218
Work: (502)454-5112
Fax: (502)454-5113

Beth Love
District Ombudsman
Buffalo Trace ADD
PO Box 460
Maysville, KY 41056
Work: (800)998-4347
Fax: (606)564-0955
Area Served: Bracken, Fleming, Lewis, Mason and Robertson

8 Protection and Advocacy System
Maureen Fitzgerald
Executive Director
Protection & Advocacy Division
Office for Public Advocacy
100 Fair Oaks Lane
Suite 302
Frankfort, KY 40601
Work: (502)564-2967
Fax: (502)564-0848

Ruth Morgan
District Ombudsman
Kentucky Legal Aid/Barren River LTC Ombuds. P
Long Term Care Omb Program
1700 Destiny Lane
P. O. Box 1776
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Work: (270)842-7587
Fax: (270)782-1993
website:http://klaid.org/
ombudsman

Area Served: Barren River, Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalf, Monroe, Simpson and Warren

9 Adult Protective Service Agency
Michelle Sanborn
Director
Div. Protection & Permanency
Adult Protective Servs. Branch
275 East Main Street
3E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Work: (502)564-6852
Fax: (502)564-3096

Pam Pangburn
District Ombudsman
Northern KY Senior Services
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1032 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41011
Work: (800)255-7265
Fax: (859)491-5430
Area Served: Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton

10 Citizen Advocacy Group
Nancy Trentham
Kentucky Initiative for Quality NH Standards
12702 East Cove Road
Anchorage, KY 40223
Work: (502)649-7919

Imelda Pfister
District Ombudsman
KIPDA/Catholic Charities
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
2911 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40208
Work: (502)637-9786
Fax: (502)637-9780
website:http://www.nursin
ghomeconcerns.com

Area Served: Kipda, Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble

Bernie Vonderheide
Kentuckians for Nursing Home Reform
1530 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY 40503
Work: (859)312-5617
website:http://www.kynurs
inghomereform.org


Randa Ramsey
Ombudsman
Pennyrile ADD
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
300 Hammond Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Work: (800)928-7233
Fax: (270)886-3211
Area Served: 08ldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd and Trigg

11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Cheryl Barber
District Ombudsman
Gateway Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
P.O. Box 1040
Morehead, KY 40351
Work: (800)274-5863
Fax: (606)783-1342

Angela Rigsby
District Ombudsman
Legal Aid of the Bluegrass
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 1147
Ashland, KY 41105
Work: (877)295-4137
Fax: (606)325-0615
Area Served: Fivco, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup and Lawrence

Andra Bush
District Ombudsman
Big Sandy Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
110 Resource Court
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Work: (606)886-2374
Fax: (606)886-3382
Area Served: Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin and Pike

VACANT
District Ombudsman
Gateway Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
P.O. Box 1040
Morehead, KY 40351
Work: (800)274-5863
Fax: (606)783-1342
Area Served: Gateway, Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Rowan

Opal Carter
District Ombudsman
Lake Cumberland/Russell Springs Senior Citize
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
PO Box 96
Russell Springs, KY 42642
Work: (270)866-5127
Fax: (270)651-7839
Area Served: Lake Cumberland, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor, Wayne and Cumberland

Tammy Williams
District Ombudsman
Cumberland Valley ADD
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
CVADD Building
342 Old Whitley Rd., PO Box 1740
London, KY 40741
Work: (606)864-7391
Fax: (606)878-7361
Area Served: Cumberland Valley, Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle and Whitley


Last Updated Monday, September 08, 2008


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