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Alert: New York Poorly Performing Nursing Homes (September 2019)

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. CLICK ON THE MAP BUTTON [...]

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 [...]

LTCCC Statement on Post Irma Nursing Home Deaths

Statement of the Long Term Care Community Coalition on Reports of Multiple Deaths at the Florida Nursing Home Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. We are extremely distressed by reports of multiple resident deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills nursing home.  Nursing homes are charged with safeguarding vulnerable residents 24-hours a day, 7-days a [...]

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LTCCC Report: Identification of Resident Harm in Nursing Home Citations

This report provides the results of an assessment of the circumstances in which harm is identified when a nursing home is cited for deficient care, abuse or neglect. Numerous studies have identified problems with the ability of state Survey Agencies (SAs) to adequately identify violations of minimum standards.  As a result, too many nursing [...]