The following is an alert for the Q4 2020 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]
Below is LTCCC’s statement about New York’s new staffing bill. See also: LTCCC’s joint press release with other consumer groups on the staffing bill. Consumer Groups: NY Staffing Bill Misses the Mark
The Spring LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:
- A report challenging the theory that a nursing home’s location is the biggest determinant of COVID-19 transmission.
- New York’s failure to ensure nursing homes’ compliance with minimum […]
The Winter LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:
- How the Federal Government’s inaction led to 11 nursing home deaths per hour.
- The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate toll on nursing homes with higher shares of Black or […]
The following is an alert for the Q3 2020 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
Download LTCC’s new policy brief, “LTC Medicaid Funding: Separating Fact from Fiction” or read directly from the document below.
The Elder Justice Newsletter provides examples of health violations in which surveyors (nursing home inspectors) identified neither harm nor immediate jeopardy to resident health, safety, or well-being. Below is a searchable issue guide that includes the “no harm” deficiencies featured in our Elder Justice Newsletter in 2020. You may also access individual issues using the […]
The following report presents the findings of LTCCC’s regional analysis of New York State nursing home care.
In addition to the report, we have developed a searchable table with relevant information on all nursing homes in the state, including ratings, ownership type, staffing levels, and fines for substandard care. Nursing homes can also be searched and […]
Substandard care, abuse, and neglect are longstanding concerns for nursing home residents. Decades of federal reports have documented widespread and persistent issues in nursing homes nationwide, from inadequate infection control practices to low staffing to inappropriate antipsychotic drug use. However, in recent years, it has become evident that residents are increasingly at risk of experiencing […]
The quality and safety of nursing homes are longstanding public concerns. Numerous studies over the years have identified widespread and significant deficiencies in care, including serious abuse and neglect, and degrading, inhumane conditions.
In light of these concerns, and the widespread persistence of substandard care and abuse, we undertook this analysis to compare the experiences of […]
On November 14, 2019, The U.S. House Ways & Means Committee held a hearing, Caring for Aging Americans. LTCCC’s executive director, Richard Mollot, testified at the hearing on the serious challenges facing individuals and families who turn to nursing homes and assisted living for residential care. On the right is Richard’s opening statement to the […]
The following alert provides information on the most poorly performing nursing homes in New York, as determined by their status as a Special Focus Facility, Special Focus Facility Candidate, or One-Star Facility. The alert includes information on what these statuses indicate in respect to quality and safety for residents.
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, […]
Nursing Home Residents At Risk: Proposals To Reduce Survey Frequency For “Top-Performing” Nursing Homes Are Dangerous
Speak Out Against Efforts to Weaken Oversight of Nursing Homes
Nursing home staffing, quality, and safety continue to be serious concerns for seniors and their families across New York. To help address these issues, LTCCC, with funding from the New York Community Trust, conducted two assessments: