Ombudsman Volunteer Training to Be Held in Elk City

posted Nov 15, 2010, 9:04 AM by Web Administrator
Training for new ombudsman volunteers has been scheduled for July 28, 2010, from 1:00-5:00pm and July 29, 2010, from 9:30-3:30 at The Gathering Place on South Highway 6 in Elk City.

Ombudsman volunteers visit residents of their assigned facility a minimum of two hours per week and attend one monthly meeting in their area to meet the State continuing education requirements. Ombudsman volunteers continue to be needed in Clinton, Clinton Veteran’s Center, Cordell, Elk City, Altus, Snyder and Hollis. More information may be obtained by contacting Christi Christian, RN, or Samantha Jones, SWODA Ombudsman Supervisors, at (580)821-0153/821-4068, by email at christi@swoda.org or sjones@swoda.org, viewing the SWODA Ombudsman Program Facebook page or by writing to P.O. Box 634, Sentinel, OK 73664. The ombudsman supervisor is available, by appointment, to speak to your group or organization about the ombudsman program and other topics related to care of the elderly.