Learn what rights long-term care residents have to make their own care and lifestyle choices. VOYCE Program Director Chien Hung will also discuss how the various Ombudsman Programs across Missouri can assist facilities in providing high-quality care for senior and disabled populations.
Chien Y. Hung, MSW, MA-G, RYT, serves as the Program Director of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. In addition to overseeing the program, he is responsible for Central St. Louis County. Chien holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Washington University Brown School of Social Work (2005), as well as a Master’s Degree in Gerontology from Lindenwood University (2015).
Originally from Taiwan, upon graduation from Washington University, Chien started working at Community Alternatives as an AIDS Waiver Case Manager. In 2007, Chien was recruited by Doorways (Interfaith Residence) as a clinical social worker. From 2007 to 2016, Chien worked with Doorways’ residents who lived with critical medical conditions, mental disorders, substance usage issues and homelessness. Chien has extensive experience in Psychotherapy, case management, community outreach, housing and long-term care. In his spare time, Chien is a Registered Yoga Teacher who teaches at various yoga studios.
Under Chien’s direction, the Ombudsman team strives to help improve the quality of care in long term care communities in Greater St. Louis and northeast Missouri. They aim for the residents to receive quality person-centered care as they deserve.
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