Helpful Links

National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care:
The Consumer Voice is the leading national organization representing consumers in issues related to long-term care, helping to ensure that consumers are empowered to advocate for themselves. They are a primary source of information and tools for consumers, families, caregivers, advocates and ombudsmen to help ensure quality care for the individual.

NC Star Rating System for Adult Care Homes (Assisted Living)
Administered by the NC Division of Health Services Regulation

US Nursing Home Compare (Ratings system)
Administered by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, this is a searchable ratings system with detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.

Guide to Recognizing Elder Abuse
Published by The National Council for Aging

National Consumer Guide and Fact Sheets
Published by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care

S.A.F.E. in Long Term Care Taskforce
Advocacy for Victims of Abuse: How to Engage Law Enforcement Care
Presentation of the NC Long Term Care Ombudsman.

North Carolina Division of Aging
NC Department of Health and Human Services

National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information
Developed by the US Department of Health and Human Services

Nursing Home Abuse Center
Connecting consumers with personal injury legal resources

The Elder Law Clinic of Wake Forest University Law School
Providing free legal services to the community of Forsyth and surrounding communities.

Nursing Home Monitors
Nonprofit citizen’s advocacy organization

North Carolina Division of Health Benefits: NC Medicaid and NC Health Choice
NC Medicaid is committed to providing access to Medicaid care and services to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians. Contains link to Medicaid bulletins.

National Institute on Aging
of the US Department of Health and Human Services

Information on Home and Community Care for the Elderly

Medical Malpractice Center
A group of online professionals in the legal and medical industry to educate the public about the risks of Malpractice in their everyday lives.

Brain Injury Association of North Carolina