June 30, 2022 – Surveys (inspections) are the principal mechanism by which the government assesses nursing home quality and determines compliance with standards of care. Unfortunately, as previous LTCCC studies have shown, State Survey Agencies (SAs) – which are charged with monitoring care, responding to complaints, and ensuring compliance with minimum standards – too […]
Presenters: Richard Mollot (LTCCC) and Tony Chicotel (CANHR)
PowerPoint Slides (PDF) Dementia Care Advocacy Toolkit AP Drugging Data […]
The Spring LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:
- Important White House nursing home initiatives.
- Insights and recommendations for direct care minimum spending laws.
- NY Department of Health’s […]
The following is an alert for the Q4 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
June 9, 2022 – Registered nurses (RNs) serve a critical role in every nursing home staff. They provide expertise – infection control planning and management, resident assessment and care planning, and the identification and treatment of chronic […]
Concrete, clear, and appropriate minimum staffing standards are needed now to finally realize the promise of the Nursing Home Reform Law in the lives of residents and the vast majority of American families who will depend on nursing home services at some time or another. In April 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services […]
Nursing Home Transparency: A Critical Tool to Improve the Quality of Nursing Home Care
Why is it so difficult to hold nursing homes accountable for providing the level of care for which they are being paid? How can it be […]