Transfer and Discharge Citations

LTCCC Alert: New Federal Reports Raise Alarms About Fundamental Nursing Home Resident Rights

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April 4, 2024 – The inappropriate transfer or discharge of nursing home residents has been a longstanding concern for residents, their families, and policymakers. Far too often, residents are pushed out of their nursing home – which is their home – for inappropriate and illegal reasons. This can […]

US Nursing Home Citations for Transfer and Discharge Deficiencies: February 2018

Unwanted transfers or discharges from a nursing home can be devastating for residents, affecting their physical health and safety, as well as their psychological well-being. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), inappropriate discharges can cause residents to be “uprooted from familiar settings,” thereby impeding relationships with staff, […]

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