Yearly Archives: 2017

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US Nursing Home Inappropriate Drugging Citations: November 2017

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem.  Below is information on citations for inappropriate drugging for all licensed nursing homes, by state.  These citations are for all inappropriate drugging, including (but not solely) antipsychotic drugs (unfortunately, the federal government does not have a distinct citation for inappropriate [...]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2017Q3

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the third quarter of 2017. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2017 Q2

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home's quality and safety. Due to questions about the accuracy of the self-reported staffing data published in facility listings on Nursing Home Compare, the 2010 Affordable Care Act requires facilities to electronically submit direct care staffing information (including agency and contract staff) [...]

LTCCC Symposium – November 13, 2017

Fulfilling the Promise: Resident Rights & Resident Care in the New Federal Standards for Nursing Homes LTCCC hosted this symposium for nursing home residents, families, ombudsmen and those who work with them.  The symposium featured speakers discussing relevant aspects of the new federal standards for nursing home care and other [...]

2018-04-13T21:22:01+00:00Past Events|

LTCCC 2017 Annual Cocktail Party & Reception

LTCCC's Ninth Annual Cocktail Party and Reception was held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Thank you to everyone who joined us for an enjoyable evening and to our sponsors who helped make it a successful event! We are especially appreciative of our four excellent panelists: Valerie Bogart, Judy Farrell, Richard Gottfried and Mary Jane [...]

2018-04-13T21:23:17+00:00Past Events|

LTCCC Statement on Post Irma Nursing Home Deaths

Statement of the Long Term Care Community Coalition on Reports of Multiple Deaths at the Florida Nursing Home Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. We are extremely distressed by reports of multiple resident deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills nursing home.  Nursing homes are charged with safeguarding vulnerable residents 24-hours a day, 7-days a [...]

2017-09-14T12:44:21+00:00News & Reports|

Fact Sheet: Resident-Centered Advocacy When a Nursing Home is Cited for Substandard Care, Abuse or Neglect

Background In February 2017, LTCCC released two reports on nursing home care. Report #1: Chronic Deficiencies in Care focuses on the persistence of recurring failures to meet minimum standards. This report accompanies information on every nursing home with what we are calling “chronic deficiencies” – three or more citations for the same regulatory standard in [...]

2017-08-21T16:38:42+00:00Fact Sheets, Learning Center|

LTCCC Report: Identification of Resident Harm in Nursing Home Citations

This report provides the results of an assessment of the circumstances in which harm is identified when a nursing home is cited for deficient care, abuse or neglect. Numerous studies have identified problems with the ability of state Survey Agencies (SAs) to adequately identify violations of minimum standards.  As a result, too many nursing [...]