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LTCCC Alert: Latest Nursing Home Report Shows Widespread Understaffing (Q4 2023)

The following is an alert for the Q4 2023 staffing report. Download data at NursingHome411 and check out our interactive staffing map.

May 2, 2024 – Federal law requires all nursing homes to provide sufficient staffing so that residents attain and maintain their highest practicable physical, emotional, and psychosocial well-being. Unfortunately, in the […]

LTCCC Alert: Alarming Rate of Antipsychotic Drugging in US Nursing Homes

Click to download user-friendly data on AP drugging rates for NY nursing homes in Q3 2023.

March 18, 2024 – Each week, roughly 250,000 nursing home residents are given dangerous antipsychotic (AP) drugs. In most cases these dangerous drugs are administered without clinical justification.

AP drugs are associated with significant adverse outcomes […]

LTCCC Alert: Nursing Homes Severely Understaffed in Q3 2023

The following is an alert for the Q3 2023 staffing report. Download data at NursingHome411 and check out our interactive staffing map.

February 28, 2024 – Federal law requires all nursing homes to provide a sufficient level of staffing so that residents

LTCCC Alert: New York Nursing Homes Profit as Residents Lose

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February 7, 2024 – Too many New York nursing home owners and operators are skimping on staffing and services, profiting at the expense of nursing home residents’ basic dignity and safety[1] as a result of lax monitoring and oversight. […]

LTCCC Alert: New Year, New Data

The Long Term Care Community Coalition is pleased to announce the publication of four new interactive and user-friendly nursing home datasets: Provider Info, Citations, Penalties, & Staffing. These data, […]

LTCCC Alert: New Study Reveals Substantial Hidden Profits in Nursing Home Industry

Read the study on hidden profits in nursing homes, co-authored by LTCCC and published in the International Journal of Social Determinants of Health and Health Services

Contact: Richard Mollot, 212-385-0356, richard@ltccc.org

December 21, 2023 – For decades, the U.S. nursing home industry has blamed inadequate funding for failures to provide sufficient staffing and services to meet […]

LTCCC Alert: Four in Five Residents Live in Understaffed Nursing Homes

The following is an alert for the Q2 2023 staffing report. Download data at NursingHome411 and check out our interactive staffing map.

November 14, 2023 – Each day, more than one million people reside in roughly 15,000 nursing homes across the United States. Unfortunately, most of these individuals have no choice but to […]

LTCCC Alert: A 3.0 Staffing Minimum Is Not Enough

The following is an alert for the Q1 2023 staffing report. Download data at NursingHome411 and check out our interactive staffing map.

September 22, 2023 – Nursing home residents need a minimum of 4.1 total care staff hours per resident day (HPRD) to receive sufficient clinical care and avoid unnecessary harm, according to […]

LTCCC Alert: Most U.S. Nursing Homes Understaffed, Federal Data Finds

The following is an alert for the Q4 2022 staffing report. Download data at NursingHome411 and check out our interactive staffing dashboard.

July 13, 2023 – Sufficient staffing is attainable. In fact, one in four U.S. nursing homes (25.3%) provide at least 4.1 hours per resident day (HPRD), the minimum […]

LTCCC Alert: How Fear of Retaliation Silences Residents in America’s Nursing Homes

Download LTCCC’s Report, “They Make You Pay”: How Fear of Retaliation Silences Residents in America’s Nursing Homes

Contact: Richard Mollot, richard@ltccc.org, 212-385-0356

June 14, 2023 – When […]

LTCCC Alert: A Guide to State CNA Certification & Training Requirements

Check out LTCCC’s Guide to State CNA Certification & Training Requirements.

March 17, 2023 – Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) are considered the backbone of nursing home care.

LTCCC Alert: Nursing Home Administrator Hours Down 20% Since Pandemic

The following is an alert for the Q3 2022 staffing report. Download data at NursingHome411 and check out our interactive staffing dashboard.

March 9, 2023 – A nursing home administrator is responsible for overseeing their facility, including clinical and administrative affairs, to ensure that resident care needs are met. According to federal law, […]

LTCCC Alert: Dangerous Antipsychotic Drugging Persists Despite Federal Partnership

Contact: Richard Mollot, richard@ltccc.org, 212-385-0356

December 20, 2022 More than one million people live in US nursing homes and each week, one in five of them are given dangerous antipsychotic (AP) drugs. In most cases these drugs are administered without clinical justification. In 2012, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services […]

LTCCC Alert: Nursing Home Staff Turnover Above 50%

The following is an alert for the Q1 2022 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

August 24, 2022 – Staff retention is essential for nursing homes to provide quality care for their residents. Unfortunately, turnover continues to be a major problem for many of the nation’s 15,000-plus facilities. The average nursing home […]

LTCCC Alert: New Federal Guidance to Strengthen Nursing Home Safety, Quality, and Accountability

June 30, 2022 – Surveys (inspections) are the principal mechanism by which the government assesses nursing home quality and determines compliance with standards of care. Unfortunately, as previous LTCCC studies have shown, State Survey Agencies (SAs) – which are charged with monitoring care, responding to complaints, and ensuring compliance with minimum standards – too […]

LTCCC Alert: RN Staffing Levels Drop 12% in 2021

The following is an alert for the Q4 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

June 9, 2022 – Registered nurses (RNs) serve a critical role in every nursing home staff. They provide expertise – infection control planning and management, resident assessment and care planning, and the identification and treatment of chronic […]

LTCCC Applauds Governor Hochul’s Decision to Implement Vital Nursing Home Resident Protections

The safety and dignity of vulnerable residents and care staff will greatly improve when nursing homes comply with New York’s long anticipated reforms.

April 1, 2022 – For decades, both federal and state minimum standards have mandated that nursing homes have […]

Staffing Levels Fall 8% in Six Months

The following is an alert for the Q3 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

March 3, 2022 – Federal requirements mandate that nursing homes have sufficient staff, with the appropriate competencies to meet the clinical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of every resident. Unfortunately, understaffing is a widespread and persistent problem that […]

LTCCC Alert: NY Nursing Homes Admit Excess Profits

Industry Lawsuit Details Over $500 Million Per Year Diverted from Resident Care

January 21, 2022 – At the end of December, more than 200 nursing homes filed a federal lawsuit against New York State, seeking to stop implementation of a new state law on nursing home spending. That law, which passed with strong, state-wide support […]

LTCCC Alert: An Oral History of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

December 15, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating time for nursing home residents and their loved ones. To better understand their experiences, the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) produced an oral history of COVID-19 in long-term care settings.

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LTCCC Alert: Nursing Home Staffing Levels Drop in Q2 2021

The following is an alert for the Q2 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

November 16, 2021 – Nursing homes with higher staffing levels are better equipped to meet their residents’ care needs. Unfortunately, understaffing has been a widespread and persistent problem, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, LTCCC […]

LTCCC Alert: Oversight Overlooked in New York Nursing Homes

NY ranks last in citation rates despite widespread substandard care and neglect.

Fundamentally, a state’s oversight of nursing home care boils down to two components: (1) its ability to identify and cite a facility when a failure to meet standards (i.e., a deficiency) exists and (2) its ability to appropriately rate the deficiencies […]

LTCCC Alert: Lax Enforcement Exposes Nursing Home Residents to Substandard Care & Neglect

Federal Data Indicate That Longstanding Problems Are Systematically Ignored or Downgraded by the State Agencies Charged With Protecting Residents

Contact: Richard Mollot, richard@ltccc.org, 212-385-0356

October 29, 2021 – Today the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) is releasing a new report, Broken Promises: An Assessment of Federal Data on Nursing Home Oversight, providing the results […]

LTCCC Alert: New Data Report Finds One in Six U.S. Nursing Homes is a “Problem Facility”

September 30, 2021 – The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) regularly publishes data on key indicators relevant to nursing home care. Today, LTCCC is releasing a new report containing federal data on five-star ratings, ownership type, enforcement, and other important information for all 15,000 U.S. nursing homes. The report features a page […]

LTCCC Alert: Recommendations for Improving Nursing Home Safety, Dignity, & Financial Integrity

Click to read LTCCC’s recommendations for improving nursing home safety, dignity, and financial integrity.

June 7, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic exposed longstanding problems in nursing homes that have remained unaddressed, even as cases dwindle. Across the United States, nursing homes continue to be understaffed, underenforced, and unaccountable for so much of the harm […]

LTCCC Alert: Three in Four U.S. Nursing Homes Understaffed in Second Wave

The following is an alert for the Q4 2020 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

LTCCC Alert: Speak Out on NY Nursing Home Staffing Bill

Take action and contact your legislators

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

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