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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|

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q1

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 first 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 2017 Q4

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home's quality and safety. Due to questions about the accuracy of the self-reported staffing data published in facility listings on Nursing Home Compare, the 2010 Affordable Care Act requires facilities to electronically submit staffing information (including agency and contract staff) based on [...]

US Nursing Home Citations for Transfer and Discharge Deficiencies: February 2018

Unwanted transfers or discharges from a nursing home can be devastating for residents, affecting their physical health and safety, as well as their psychological well-being. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), inappropriate discharges can cause residents to be “uprooted from familiar settings,” thereby impeding relationships with staff, other residents, and [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2017 Q3

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home's quality and safety. Due to questions about the accuracy of the self-reported staffing data published in facility listings on Nursing Home Compare, the 2010 Affordable Care Act requires facilities to electronically submit staffing information (including agency and contract staff) based on [...]

US Nursing Home Infection Control & Prevention Citations: February 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, needless suffering, and expense among nursing home residents. According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 380,000 nursing home residents die each year [...]

US Nursing Home Citations: 2014 – 2017 (November 2017)

Following are files for all nursing home citations published on Nursing Home Compare as of November 2017. Nursing Home Compare provides three years of data. Thus, the files include enforcement information from (approximately) fall 2014 to fall 2017. Important notes on the data provided: Files are provided for each state as well as a [...]

US Nursing Home Inappropriate Drugging Citations: November 2017

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem.  Below is information on citations for inappropriate drugging for all licensed nursing homes, by state.  These citations are for all inappropriate drugging, including (but not solely) antipsychotic drugs (unfortunately, the federal government does not have a distinct citation for inappropriate [...]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2017Q3

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 2017. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2017 Q2

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home's quality and safety. Due to questions about the accuracy of the self-reported staffing data published in facility listings on Nursing Home Compare, the 2010 Affordable Care Act requires facilities to electronically submit direct care staffing information (including agency and contract staff) [...]

LTCCC Symposium – November 13, 2017

Fulfilling the Promise: Resident Rights & Resident Care in the New Federal Standards for Nursing Homes LTCCC hosted this symposium for nursing home residents, families, ombudsmen and those who work with them.  The symposium featured speakers discussing relevant aspects of the new federal standards for nursing home care and other [...]

2018-04-13T21:22:01+00:00Past Events|

LTCCC 2017 Annual Cocktail Party & Reception

LTCCC's Ninth Annual Cocktail Party and Reception was held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Thank you to everyone who joined us for an enjoyable evening and to our sponsors who helped make it a successful event! We are especially appreciative of our four excellent panelists: Valerie Bogart, Judy Farrell, Richard Gottfried and Mary Jane [...]

2018-04-13T21:23:17+00:00Past Events|

Fact Sheet: Resident-Centered Advocacy When a Nursing Home is Cited for Substandard Care, Abuse or Neglect

Background In February 2017, LTCCC released two reports on nursing home care. Report #1: Chronic Deficiencies in Care focuses on the persistence of recurring failures to meet minimum standards. This report accompanies information on every nursing home with what we are calling “chronic deficiencies” – three or more citations for the same regulatory standard in [...]

2017-08-21T16:38:42+00:00Fact Sheets, Learning Center|