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The National Association of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs
(NASOP) is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1985. NASOP is composed of state long-term care ombudsmen representing their state programs created by the Older Americans Act.

As mandated by the Older Americans Act, the mission of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is to seek resolution of problems and advocate for the rights of residents of long-term care facilities with the goal of enhancing the quality of life and care of residents.

Participation is open to staff of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs. Dues are paid on an annual basis.

Recent Activity  
NASOP has adopted aspirational standards for state ombudsman programs (see the Policy & Advocacy section of this site) and will be working on best practices to guide imprlementation of the standards.