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Resident Rights Handouts

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 [...]

Fighting the Rollback of Nursing Home Protections

In September 2016, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued revised nursing home regulations that had been thoughtfully developed over four years to promote residents’ health and safety. Now, however, under the current administration, CMS is backtracking and weakening resident protections. Starting in January 2017, nursing home lobbyists began urging CMS [...]

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 [...]

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