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Problem Facilities: SFFs and One-Star Nursing Homes (2021)

Special Focus Facilities (SFFs) and SFF Candidates are nursing homes that have a history of serious quality issues or are included in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) program to stimulate improvements in their quality of care. One-star facilities are assigned the lowest overall rating (one out of five stars) based on [...]

U.S. Nursing Home Ratings & Info (2021)

This page contains facility-level data on all U.S. nursing homes including five-star ratings, ownership status, health inspection outcomes, and more. Download individual state files by clicking the state on the map or list below. Download nationwide data here. Note: Data were obtained from the CMS website (https://data.cms.gov/provider-data/dataset/4pq5-n9py) on February 1, 2021 based on data [...]

New York COVID-19 Fatality Data: Nursing Homes & Adult Care Facilities

LTCCC is providing a user-friendly spreadsheet tracking COVID-19-related deaths from New York's nursing homes (NHs) and adult care facilities (ACFs) based on New York Department of Health (DOH) data. This file, updated biweekly, includes data at the state, county, and facility level. As of February 4 2021, there have been 13,382 reported COVID-19 deaths [...]

Webinar: Inappropriate Institutionalization of People with Mental Illness in LTC Facilities

Sign up for LTCCC's upcoming webinar (March 16) on neglect in long-term care Feature speaker: Nina Loewenstein, attorney and advocate for long-term care reform Webinar Slides Audio

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LTCCC, AARP, 1199 SEIU to NYS Leaders: Require Minimum Nursing Home Hours of Care, Prioritize Reform

Click to download the letter or read it in the PDF below. In the wake of the New York State Attorney General’s recent revelations about sky-high deaths and dangerous conditions in New York’s nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading resident and worker advocates are calling on State leaders to prioritize nursing home [...]

LTCCC Statement on NYS Attorney General’s Report on the Failure to Protect Nursing Home Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Click here to download LTCCC's statement on the NY OAG report or read the statement below.

Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q3

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 RN, LPN, & 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 [...]

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination in Long-Term Care: Safety, Efficacy, and Residents’ Rights

Sign up for LTCCC's upcoming webinar (Feb. 16) on inappropriate institutionalization in LTC facilities On this LTCCC webinar, special guest Beth Nivin, MPH, discusses the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. This program provides critical information to help LTC residents and their families make informed decisions about vaccination. [...]

Facility Level COVID Data

Select the button below to access a user-friendly excel file with facility level COVID-19 nursing home data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Visit CMS's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data page for more information including maps illustrating facility and state-level data, and click here for tips on navigating the CMS report. Facility [...]

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 [...]

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. Webinar Slides Listen to Audio

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. Click on the [...]

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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 user-friendly [...]

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 user-friendly [...]

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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2019 Q3

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 [...]

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