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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 to eliminate […]

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 week. […]

2017-09-14T12:44:21-04:00News & Reports|

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 home […]

Safeguarding Nursing Home Residents & Program Integrity

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 […]

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