Nursing Homes / Long Term Care
Medicare offers limited skilled nursing facility care when certain conditions are met. Call a DHS long term care office for information about Medical Assistance (Medicaid) and nursing home care.
Area offices include:
The Department of Health maintains a list of nursing homes and investigates patient abuse. Call 222-2566 (Voice/TTY) for information.
The information leaflet Medical Assistance and Paying for Nursing Home Care is available from DEA. Call 462-4000 (Voice) or 462- 0740 (TTY).
The Alliance for Better Long Term Care, 422 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02888 serves as the state’s long term care ombudsman, offering mediation and problem-solving. For a more information, about the Alliance and its services, call 785- 3340 or refer to the Ombudsman section on page 57. category.
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