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 to eliminate […]
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 week. […]
Following are our report and information on the nursing homes in each state with what we are calling Chronic Deficiencies – three or more citations for the same regulatory standard in the three years covered on the federal website, Nursing Home Compare. The lists, compiled in the fall of 2016, include over 6,000 […]
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 home […]
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.
National Report: Safeguarding NH Residents & Program Integrity: A National Review of State Survey Agency Performance CLICK HERE
NY State Report: Safeguarding Residents & Program Integrity in New York State Nursing Homes: An Assessment of Government Agency Performance CLICK HERE
NY State Report: Executive Summary CLICK HERE
The following interactive charts provide […]
Left Behind: The Impact Of The Failure To Fulfill The Promise of The National Campaign To Improve Dementia Care.
This report assesses the effectiveness of the national “Partnership” in reducing the dangerous and unnecessary drugging of nursing home residents.
Left Out: Results Of A Survey Of Nursing Home Resident Representatives On The National Campaign To Improve Dementia Care
This brief presents the first of two assessments undertaken by LTCCC on the effectiveness, to date, of the national campaign to address the widespread, inappropriate and dangerous use of antipsychotic drugs on nursing home residents.