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Ohio Nursing Home Outdoor Visits to Begin

Jul 19, 2020
A couple weeks ago, Governor DeWine announced that outdoor visits with nursing home residents can begin on July 20, 2020.  We know each long-term care facility is working diligently to come up with policies to accommodate these visits and...

Looking Ahead...

Jun 16, 2020
These have certainly been trying times for all of us.  We are so grateful to all of our amazing volunteers for staying the course, ensuring that the Volunteer Guardian Program remains the success that it is!  Never could we have imagined...

To Our Volunteer Guardian Program Volunteers

Mar 26, 2020
To our Volunteer Guardian Program volunteers…………. As you know, the COVID-19 virus is making a significant impact on our community at-large, as well as on our individual family, work and every-day lives. Please know that your health and...

The Volunteer Guardian Program Continues to Grow!

Feb 26, 2020
The Volunteer Guardian Program continues to grow!  We have reached a record number of referrals and wards in our community being served.  The success of the program has been because of the individual efforts and commitment of YOU, our...

Nursing Home Discharges

Feb 03, 2020
According to federal law and Ohio’s Resident Bill of Rights, a nursing home can discharge a resident only for the following reasons: The transfer or discharge is necessary to meet the resident’s welfare and the resident’s welfare cannot be...

Volunteer Guardian Program Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary

Oct 02, 2019
This year, the Volunteer Guardian Program celebrates our 5th anniversary!  Over the past five years, our program has served hundreds of wards of Summit County Probate Court by providing trained, compassionate volunteers to serve as legal...

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