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Coronavirus Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an unprecedented threat to residents in nursing homes and other adult care facilities in the United States. Hundreds of facilities have reported at least one resident with COVID-19, while across the nation residents and families are being affected by the pandemic. As numerous reports and studies have highlighted, this population is [...]

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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 [...]