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LTCCC Alert: Increase the Personal Needs Allowance for New York Nursing Home Residents

Take Action and Contact Your Legislators

February 15, 2024 – The New York State legislature has introduced a bill, sponsored by Senate Disabilities Committee chair John Mannion, to increase the amount of money New York nursing home residents can keep of their income to use for personal items. The Personal Needs Allowance (PNA) in […]

2024-02-16T17:12:01-05:00Action Center|

Speak Out in Support of a Safe Minimum Staffing Standard

President Biden has promised to reform nursing homes by setting a national minimum staffing standard. Though nursing homes have been required to have “sufficient staff” to meet each resident’s needs, this is the first time that a president has proposed setting a numerical standard for the minimum number of nurses and aides that a facility […]

2023-11-06T16:59:33-05:00Action Center|

Federal Contacts for Nursing Home Complaints

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 […]

Ombudsman Town Hall: The Best (om)Buds of Hudson Valley & Tri County

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)

Joint Comments on Proposed Revision of Federal Nursing Home Requirements

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, […]

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