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Thirty Years – Come Celebrate With Us!

We hope this finds you and your families well during these challenging times. After much consideration, we feel it is best to postpone the LTCCC 30th Anniversary Event scheduled for April 29, 2020. Any tickets or sponsorships purchased will be honored for the postponed date. We will notify everyone via e-mail once we have [...]

2020-04-22T15:56:48+00:00Upcoming Events|

US Nursing Home Citations: 9/1/16 – 8/31/19 (November 2019)

Following are files for all nursing home citations published on Nursing Home Compare as of November 20, 2019. Nursing Home Compare provides three years of data. Thus, the files include enforcement information from (approximately) September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019. Important notes on the data provided: Files are provided for each state as [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2019 Q2

Click on the links below to download easy-to-use files for each state. Each file includes information on: Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels; Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers to provide resident care. To [...]

Alert: Illinois Poorly Performing Nursing Homes (September 2019)

The following alert provides information on the most poorly performing nursing homes in Illinois, as determined by their status as a Special Focus Facility, Special Focus Facility Candidate, or One-Star Facility. The alert includes information on what these statuses indicate in respect to quality and safety for residents. CLICK ON THE MAP BUTTON TO [...]

Alert: New York Poorly Performing Nursing Homes (September 2019)

The following alert provides information on the most poorly performing nursing homes in New York, as determined by their status as a Special Focus Facility, Special Focus Facility Candidate, or One-Star Facility. The alert includes information on what these statuses indicate in respect to quality and safety for residents. CLICK ON THE MAP BUTTON [...]

Alert: Pennsylvania Poorly Performing Nursing Homes (September 2019)

The following alert provides information on the most poorly performing nursing homes in Pennsylvania, as determined by their status as a Special Focus Facility, Special Focus Facility Candidate, or One-Star Facility. The alert includes information on what these statuses indicate in respect to quality and safety for residents. CLICK ON THE MAP BUTTON [...]

Alert: Massachusetts Poorly Performing Nursing Homes (September 2019)

The following alert provides information on the most poorly performing nursing homes in Massachusetts, as determined by their status as a Special Focus Facility, Special Focus Facility Candidate, or One-Star Facility. The alert includes information on what these statuses indicate in respect to quality and safety for residents. CLICK ON THE MAP BUTTON [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2019 Q1

Click on the links below to download easy-to-use files for each state. Each file includes information on: Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels; Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers to provide resident care. To [...]

Special Focus Facility Candidate List: July 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) identifies nursing homes with an extremely poor record of resident care for inclusion in Special Focus Facility (SFF) program for enhanced oversight. CMS presently limits the SFF program to just 88 facilities nationwide. However, 441 additional nursing homes have been identified by CMS as SFF candidates [...]

2019-07-29T15:47:51+00:00Enforcement|

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q4

Click on the links below to download easy-to-use files for each state. Each file includes information on: Each facility's direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels; Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers to provide resident [...]

Nursing Home Pressure Ulcer Citations: Spring 2019

Pressure ulcer are a major concern for nursing home residents and families and, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a key indicator of the quality and safety provided in a nursing home. We recommend that the information provided here is used in conjunction with information on pressure ulcer rates and [...]

Nursing Home Pressure Ulcer Rates: Spring 2019

Pressure ulcers are serious medical conditions and one of the important measures of the quality of clinical care in nursing homes. -- U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).   Click on the following links to download the four quarter average pressure ulcer rates posted on Nursing Home Compare in April 2019. Please [...]

Membership

LTCCC membership is open to all organizations and individuals interested in supporting our mission to improve care and quality of life for people who live in nursing homes, assisted living, and other residential care settings. Please note that while we welcome opportunities to work with providers of services to improve care, LTCCC membership is [...]

2019-10-31T22:01:23+00:00About LTCCC|

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q3

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home’s quality and safety. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent problem. Some nursing homes provide good care, ensuring that their facilities have enough qualified staff. However, in the absence of limits on profits or administrative expenses, too many [...]