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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|

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 [...]