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Nebraska nursing home abuse assistance

Nursing home abuse involving Nebraska 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
Cindy Kadavy
State LTC Ombudsman
Division of Aging Services
P.O. Box 95044
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
Work: (402)471-2307
Fax: (402)471-4619
Office on Aging
Joann Weis
Interim Administrator
Division of Aging Services - Region VII
Dept. of Health & Human Svcs.
PO Box 95044
301 Centennial Mall-South
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
Work: (402)471-2307
Fax: (402)471-4619
Licensure and Certifications
Helen Meeks
Director Credentialing Division
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Svcs
Health Facility Licensure and Inspection
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Work: (402)471-0179
Fax: (402)471-3577
Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Kris Azimi
NE DHHS Finance and Support
PO Box 95026
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Work: (402)471-9365
Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Kris Chiles
Board of Examiners for NHA
Bureau of Examining Boards
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509
Work: (402)471-2117
Fax: (402)471-3577
Medicaid Agency
Bob Seiffert
NE Dept of HHS Finance and Support
Medicaid Division
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Work: (402)471-9147
Fax: (402)471-9092
Quality Improvement Organization
Fred Ferree
Executive Vice President
The Sunderbruch Corporation/Nebraska
CTU Building
1221 N Street, Suite 402
Lincoln, NE 68508
Work: (402)474-7471
Fax: (492)474-7410
Protection and Advocacy System
Timothy Shaw
Executive Director
Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc.
522 Lincoln Center Building
215 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508
Work: (402)474-3183
Fax: (402)474-3274
Adult Protective Service Agency
Carol Lieske
Adult Protective Services Coordinator
NE Health & Human Services
Aging and Disabled Division
301 Centennial Mall-So, 5th Fl
P.O. Box 95044
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
Work: (402)471-9190
Fax: (402)471-6352
Citizen Advocacy Group
Bill Seidler
Nebraska Advocates for Nursing Home Residents
10050 Regency Circle, Suite 525
Omaha, NE 68114
Work: (402)397-3801
Fax: (402)397-3869
Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Tami Barrett
LIFE (Lincoln Information for the Elderly)
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
1005 "O" Street
Suite 300
Lincoln, NE
Work: (402)441-7070
Area Served: Lancaster, Saunders, Butler, Seward, Saline, Polk, York and Fillmore
Jeannette Pappas
WCNAAA (West Central NE AAA)
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
120 West 2nd Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Work: (308)535-8195
Jayne Prince
Ombudsman Program Coordinator
NENAAA (Northeast Nebraska AAA)
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
P.O. Box 1447
Norfolk, NE 68702
Work: (402)370-3454
Area Served: Madison, Pierce and Stanton counties
C. J. Roberts
Regional LTC Ombudsman
Western Nebraska LTCO Program
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1517 Broadway
Suite 122
Scottsbuff, NE 69361
Work: (308)632-0462
Fax: (308)635-2321
Area Served: Arthur, Banner, Box Butte, Chase, Cherry, Cheyenne, Dawes, Dawson, Deuel, Dundy, Frontier, Garden, Gosper, Grant, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Kimball, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Morrill, Perkins, Red Willow, Scotts Bluff, Sioux and Thomas
Marj Sommer
Lincoln Area AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
7832 Ringneck Drive
Lincoln, NE 68506
Area Served: Lancaster county (Volunteer Program)
Sharon Strong
Ombudsman Program Coordinator
SCNAAA (South Central NE AAA)
4623 2nd Avenue
Suite 4
Kearney, NE 68847
Work: (308)234-1851
Fax: (308)234-1853
Area Served: Buffalo and Phelps counties
Pat Wilcox
Ombudsman Program Coordinator
ENOA (Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging)
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
4223 Center Street
Omaha, NE 68105
Work: (402)444-6558
Area Served: Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties