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Social Media Disclaimer

Disclaimer: Welcome to an official social media account sponsored by the Indiana Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

This account is managed by Indiana Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program staff to increase the program's visibility on social media. It will be used as an education and outreach mechanism that will distribute accurate information about Indiana’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and its services. We encourage participants to be civil and abide by the usage guidelines established by the social media platform. In addition, please be aware of the following:

  • We monitor Indiana LTCOP-sponsored social media profiles and pages but are not responsible for the content generated by users.
  • Comments, links and images posted by non-Indiana LTCOP personnel may not necessarily represent the views of the Indiana LTCOP.
  • We do not allow profanity, obscenity, vulgarity, advertising or political campaigning on our social media channels. Such content may be removed.
  • Other posts that may be removed include hate speech, nudity, intellectual property infringements and defamation to a person or people. Please express your opinions and comments without name calling and insults.
  • We also may remove posts that are considered inappropriate, off-topic, excessively repetitive and/or disruptive to the online community and our social media efforts. Discussions of political views and philosophies should be addressed in other forums.
  • Personal information that is covered by HIPAA will also be removed to protect the individual’s privacy.
  • We will answer questions and monitor site activity during state business offices hours as time permits. Be cautious of answers from other users. The information may not be correct.
  • If you have an immediate concern, we recommend contacting the specific division or program by telephone or email. Please click here to find contact information for divisions or programs.
  • Information shared on this site is not intended as a final rule for legal situations. There may be specific subjects, such as litigation, licensing processes, or administrative rule changes, that we will not discuss in social media outlets.

Please contact Lynn Clough, director of the Indiana Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program at with any questions.