State survey agencies (usually the state department of health) have primary responsibility to ensure the safety and dignity of nursing home residents 24 hours a day, every day of the year. However, too often, the state agencies fail to effectively monitor facilities or respond to complaints about care. If your state is not sufficiently responsive […]
Learn more about ombudsman volunteering opportunities! Feature Speakers
Judy Farrell, Tri County LTCOP Director
Gloria Murray, Hudson Valley LTCOP Director
Richard Mollot, LTCCC Executive Director
Barbara Stuck, Ombudsman Volunteer
Jenine Ferrari, Resident Advocate PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
Following is a draft of the comments that LTCCC and the Center for Medicare Advocacy will be submitting in response to the Trump Administration’s proposal to reduce federal standards for nursing homes. We are providing this draft to the public in advance of submission so that others may review before the submission deadline (September 16, […]
LTCCC’s handouts provide basic, easy-to-understand information on issues that are important to residents and families. They are free to print and use by resident and family councils, LTC ombudsmen, and anyone else interested in improving understanding of basic standards. For more in-depth information on these issues, please check out our fact sheets and the […]
The following forms and tools are free to use and share. They are available in both Word and PDF formats. Please choose the format which works best for you.
Resident Concern Record Keeping Form Resident Assessment Worksheet Resident Preferences Form Family Council Meeting Notice […]
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Medicaid: A Lifeline for Middle Class Families
Many people are not aware that Medicaid provides vital support for millions of Americans every day and is an important program for middle class families across the U.S. While potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has taken center stage, it is critical to be aware of the […]