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Washington DC nursing home abuse assistance

Nursing home abuse involving Washington DC 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
Gerald Kasunic
State LTC Ombudsman
Legal Counsel for the Elderly
601 E Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20049
Work: (202)434-2140
Fax: (202)434-6595

Office on Aging
E. Veronica Pace
Executive Director
DC Office on Aging
One Judiciary Square
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
Work: (202)724-5622
Fax: (202)724-4979
Licensure and Certifications
Denise Pope
Health Regulation Administration
825 North Capitol Street, NE
2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Work: (202)442-5888
Fax: (202)442-9430
Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Susan Kennedy
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
717 14th Street, NW
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Work: (202)727-2540
Fax: (202)727-9903
Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Deborah Skinner
DC Board of Professional Licenses
Department of Health
825 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Work: (202)442-4777
Medicaid Agency
Robert Maruca
Deputy Director
Department of Health
Medical Assistance Admin.
825 N. Capitol St., NE
Suite 5135
Washington, DC 20002
Work: (202)442-5988
Fax: (202)442-4790
Quality Improvement Organization
Malik Joshi
Chief Executive Officer
Delmarva Foundation For Medical Care
1620 L Street, NW
Suite 1275
Washington, DC 20036-5605
Work: (202)293-9650
Fax: (202)293-3253
Protection and Advocacy System
Kelly Bagby
Legal Director
William Wendt Center for Loss and Healing
220 I Street, N.W.
Suite 130
Washington, DC 20002
Work: (202)547-0198
Fax: (202)547-2662
Adult Protective Service Agency
Barbara Strother
Chief, Familiy Services Administration
DC Dept of Human Services
Adult Protective Services
2146 24th Place, N.E.
Suite 206
Washington, DC 20018
Work: (202)541-3957
Fax: (202)541-3964
Citizen Advocacy Group
Janet Wells
Washingtonians for Improvement of NHs
4958 Brandywine Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Charles Marquardt
Long Term Care Ombudsman Director
United Planning Organization
LTC Ombudsman Program
1649 Good Hope Road, S.E.
Washington, DC 20020
Work: (202)434-6399
Fax: (202)610-2666
Area Served: NE and SE, DC
Ilethia Moore
Emmaus Services for the Aging
LTC Ombudsman Program
601 E. Street
Washington, DC 20049
Work: (202)434-2190
Fax: (202)745-1246