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Louisiana nursing home abuse assistance

Nursing home abuse involving Louisiana nursing homes should be reported.  Below are the names of state officials to whom you may report nursing home abuse or neglect.

State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Linda Sadden
State LTC Ombudsman
Office of Elderly Affairs
412 N. 4th Street, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 61
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Work: (225)342-6872
Fax: (225)342-7144
Office on Aging
Godfrey White
Office of Elderly Affairs- VI
412 N. 4th Street
PO Box 80374
Baton Rouge, LA 70898-0374
Work: (225)342-9722
Fax: (225)342-7144
Licensure and Certifications
Lisa Deaton
Director of L&C
Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals
Health Standards Section
P.O. Box 3767
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3767
Work: (225)342-0415
Fax: (225)342-5292
Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Fred Duhy, Jr.
Director, MFCU
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Louisiana
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4095
Work: (504)342-7517
Fax: (504)342-5696
Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Christopher Wright
LA ST BD of Examiners For NHA
5615 Corporate Boulevard
Suite D
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Work: (504)925-4592
Fax: (504)922-0006
Medicaid Agency
Ben Bearden
Bureau of Health Services Financing
Dept. of Health and Hospitals
1201 Capitol Access Road
PO Box 91030
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030
Work: (504)342-3891
Fax: (504)342-9508
Quality Improvement Organization
Leo Stanley
LA Health Care Review, Inc.
8591 United Plaza Blvd
Suite #270
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Work: (225)926-6353
Fax: (225)923-0957
Protection and Advocacy System
Lois Simpson
Executive Director
Advocacy Center For Elderly & Disabled
225 Baronne
Suite 2112
New Orleans, LA 70112-2112
Work: (504)522-2337
Fax: (504)522-5507
Adult Protective Service Agency
Robert Seemann
Louisiana Office of Elderly Affairs
Elderly Protective Services
412 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Work: (225)342-9722
Fax: (225)342-7144
Citizen Advocacy Group
Norma Bordelon
Citizens Care
1321 8th Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Work: (504)894-9607
Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Charman Cruseturner
Ombudsman Coordinator
Calcasieu Council on Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 6403
3950 Hwy 14
Lake Charles, LA 70606
Work: (337)474-2583
Fax: (337)474-6563
Area Served: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Jefferson, Davis
Peggy Essick
Ombudsman Coordinator
Advocacy Center
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
2704 Wooddale Boulevard
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Work: (225)925-8884
Fax: (225)925-9625
Area Served: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. John, St. Charles, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, W. Baton Rouge, W. Feliciana, St. James, Terreboone, Lafourche parishes
Stephanie Hebert
Ombudsman Coordinator
Cajun Area Agency on Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Drawer 60850
Lafayette, LA 70596-0850
Work: (337)572-8940
Fax: (337)572-8974
Area Served: Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, LaFayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Vermilion parishes
Carlos Naranjo
Advocacy Center
225 Baronne Street
Suite 2112
New Orleans, LA 70112-2112
Work: (504)522-2337
Fax: (504)522-5507
Area Served: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St Bernar, St. Tammany parishes
Carolyn Smith
Ombudsman Coordinator
LTC Ombudsman Program
P.O. Box 13027
Alexandria, LA 71315-3027
Work: (318)484-2260
Fax: (318)484-2266
Area Served: Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, LaSalle, Rapides, Grant, Winn, Nahtoches and Sabine parishes
Mira Walton
Ombudsman Coordinator
CADDO Council on Aging Inc.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
4015 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA 71109
Work: (318)632-2090
Fax: (318)632-2095
Area Served: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Red River, Webster parishes
LaNell Winston
Ombudsman Coordinator
North Delta AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1913 Stubbs Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201-5729
Work: (318)387-2572
Fax: (318)387-9054
Area Served: East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Madison, Richland Tensas, Union, West Carroll, Caldwell, Lincoln, Morehouse and Ouachita parishes