I have been visiting a Colorado Springs LTC facility and have made friends with several residents.
The facility has told me that I may not visit, since I am not a family member. The residents love it when I visit, and welcome me warmly, and I have always been calm, polite, and respectful.
I have faced increasing opposition from the facility's administrators, even to the point where I have been threatened with arrest if I set foot on the premises.
I have had no help from Ombudsmen or State Surveyors. I even Filed a court action to enjoin them from harassing and threatening me. It was dismissed for "lack of subject matter jurisdiction."
There is a new Executive Director that doesn't seem to personally mind if I visit, as she has seen residents that I know welcome me, but Corporate is vigorously defending their "right" to isolate residents from visitors, even though they are in direct violation of Federal law.
My behavior has not been called into question, and I even had them run a background check on me which came back clean.
Can you think of anything that I can do to stop this abuse?