LISTEN: State ombuds talks about protecting loved ones in long-term care

For months, long-term care facilities in Washington were closed not only to visitors but also to state regulatory authorities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These facilities were early hotspots, driving the nation’s coronavirus death toll this spring.

That posed a big problem for the staff and volunteers of Washington’s long-term care ombuds office.

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