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 [...]
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 [...]
November 2016. With funding from the National Consumer Voice, LTCCC has adopted a national guide for NY State, to help New Yorkers facing LTC decisions gain a better understanding of their choices and options and how they can advocate for themselves to get the services they need and want.
These booklets, in English and Chinese, help consumers understand long term care and help them think about what their care needs are, where they want to get care, how they can pay for care and what their rights are. In addition to questions they can ask themselves as they plan, the booklets also list a [...]
You’re Never Too Old To Feel Good : Guidebooks and video to help older adults identify mental health issues and get care to feel better
MENTAL HELP GUIDES AND VIDEO FOR OLDER ADULTS A guide for older adults. This guide will help older adults identify how they have been feeling and decide if there are parts of their lives that they can feel better about. It gives information on what they can do to take control and take steps to [...]
The following guides can be used to improve quality of life and help residents maintain choice and independence. The Guide for Potential Residents helps potential residents and their families choose an assisted living community that is the right for the resident. The Guide for Current Residents helps people already in assisted living assess whether [...]