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2020: Elder Justice “No Harm” Deficiencies

The Elder Justice Newsletter provides examples of health violations in which surveyors (nursing home inspectors) identified neither harm nor immediate jeopardy to resident health, safety, or well-being. Below is a searchable issue guide that includes the “no harm” deficiencies featured in our Elder Justice Newsletter in 2020. You may also access individual issues using the […]

Webinar: COVID Update & Residents Rights: Family & Resident Councils, Filing Grievances

Watch LTCCC’s December 15 webinar “COVID-19 Update & Residents Rights: Family & Resident Councils, Filing Grievances,” in the video on this page. Slides (PDF) and audio can be accessed on the buttons below.

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Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q1

Note: Not all facilities reported staffing data for Q1 2020 because of suspended reporting requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (11,735 facilities reported staffing data in Q1 2020 vs. 14,969 in Q4 2020). State and national staffing averages for Q1 2020 exclude facilities that did not report.

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Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q2

Click on the links in the first column of the table below to download easy-to-use files for each state.

Each file includes information on:

  1. Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels;
  2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and
  3. The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers […]

2020 Symposium: Identifying & Addressing Nursing Home Resident Abuse & Neglect

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Part I: Introduction to Resident Rights & Protections Against Abuse & Neglect (Richard Mollot, LTCCC)
Part II (
34:53): Perspectives on Investigation & Prosecuting Abuse & Neglect (Thom O’Hanlon, NYS Medicaid Fraud)
Part […]

LTCCC’s 30th Anniversary Town Hall: “Where Do We Go From Here in Long Term Care?”

The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) celebrated 30 years of advocacy with a virtual town hall, “Where Do We Go From Here in Long Term Care?” on October 28, 2020. This page features a video recording and other information about the event.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i38HlVJ1mDg Panelists

Honorable Richard N. Gottfried (Chair, NYS Assembly Health […]

2020-11-06T12:16:34-05:00LTCCC Webinars, Past Events|

Webinar: The COVID Crisis and Regulations, Oversight, and the Economics of Nursing Homes

Watch a free webinar examining reform following the disastrous impact of COVID-19.

The event was co-sponsored by LTCCC, NYSBA’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section, and NYSBA’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section’s Task Force on Long Term Care Facility Reform & Oversight.

The program covered the fundamentals of the nursing home industry: its legal […]

2019 NYS Enforcement Actions

The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) collects information on nursing home enforcement actions across NY State on a regular basis. This page features user-friendly excel files detailing sanctions for substandard care, resident abuse, and fraud for nursing homes in 2019. Click here for LTCCC’s media alert on NY enforcement for 2019. NYSDOH […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2019Q4

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 fourth quarter of 2019. We also recommend viewing our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging and our Dementia Care Advocacy Toolkit, which includes […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2019Q3

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 2019. We also recommend viewing our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging and our Dementia Care Advocacy Toolkit, which includes […]

Nursing Home Coronavirus Testing Allocations

On July 22, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would begin distribution of COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing equipment to nursing homes, beginning with nursing homes in “hot spots.” The file below provides information on what nursing homes have received allocations of testing equipment (Allocation tab) and the counties […]

2020-09-18T12:23:31-04:00Coronavirus|

LTCCC Report: Regional Variations of Nursing Home Quality & Oversight in NY

The following report presents the findings of LTCCC’s regional analysis of New York State nursing home care.

In addition to the report, we have developed a searchable table with relevant information on all nursing homes in the state, including ratings, ownership type, staffing levels, and fines for substandard care.  Nursing homes can also be searched and […]

Nursing Home Staffing 2019 Q4

Click on the links in the first column of the table below to download easy-to-use files for each state.

Each file includes information on:

  1. Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels;
  2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and
  3. The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers […]

Nursing Home Provider Info: April 2020

Below are links to download data on five-star ratings, special focus facility status, ownership status, health inspection outcomes, location, resident population, and other general information for all U.S. nursing homes. Download individual state files by clicking the state on the map below or in the list at the bottom of the page. Download data on […]

Promising Practices & Recommendations for Evaluating Nursing Home Owners

Substandard care, abuse, and neglect are longstanding concerns for nursing home residents. Decades of federal reports have documented widespread and persistent issues in nursing homes nationwide, from inadequate infection control practices to low staffing to inappropriate antipsychotic drug use. However, in recent years, it has become evident that residents are increasingly at risk of experiencing […]

2020-03-09T15:01:10-04:00LTCCC Reports|

US Nursing Home Infection Control & Prevention Citations: March 2020

Infection prevention and control programs protect residents from preventable harm, injury, and death. Despite strong regulatory requirements to safeguard residents, infections continue to be a leading cause of death and needless suffering for nursing home residents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are an astounding 1.6 to 3.8 million infections […]

Nursing Home Staffing 2019 Q3

Click on the links below to download easy-to-use files for each state.

Each file includes information on:

  1. Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels;
  2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and
  3. The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers to provide resident care.

To facilitate ease of […]

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