PEER is available to all residents of nursing, personal care, assisted and independent living facilities. PEER educates residents on resident rights, provides self-advocacy training and empowers residents to act for themselves. Training is provided through the local Ombudsman office.
What is P.E.E.R?
Pennsylvania's Empowered Expert Residents (PEER) are long-term care residents who are trained to self advocate and empower their fellow residents to improve their quality of life and quality of care in long-term care facilities. PEER is a partnership beween residents, facility staff, and the local ombudsman.
Give residents a voice.
Provide a connection with ombudsmen, volunteers and other PEERs statewide.
Provides residents with opportunities to stay productive and involved.
Honors PEERs through recognition events.
P.E.E.R Services are available to all consumers of long term care in Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties.