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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 [...]

2019-11-14T21:16:14+00:00Uncategorized|

Top Ten & Bottom Ten Nursing Homes for Each State 2019 Q2

Staffing is widely considered to be the most important indicator of a nursing home’s safety and quality. This page provides the names of the top ten and bottom ten nursing homes in each state, based upon each facility’s average care staffing for 2019 Q2. Please visit our Nursing Home Data & Information page for [...]

2019-11-13T19:52:36+00:00Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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 [...]

US Nursing Home Infection Control & Prevention Citations: December 2018

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 Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 380,000 nursing home residents die each year due [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q2

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 [...]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q3

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 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic [...]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q2

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 second quarter of 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q1

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 [...]

LTCCC’s Tenth Annual Cocktail Party

Please Join Us In Support of Our Mission to Improve Long Term Care, Quality of Life & Dignity Wednesday, October 10th 6-7 pm Reception 7-8 pm  Panel Discussion on Assisted Living:  Achieving the Promise Panelists include: Honorable Richard N. Gottfried, Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Health Annette Horvath, Administrator, Bronxwood Assisted Living Richard Mollot, [...]

2019-01-21T18:13:49+00:00Uncategorized|