Please find below LTCCC’s comments on Rulemaking 10-221 (Long-Term Care Facilities, Proposed Rulemaking 1).
The Summer LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:
- LTCCC’s recommendations for addressing longstanding gaps in nursing home accountability.
- How CMS can improve staffing data accuracy.
The following is an alert for the Q1 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
LTCCC is providing a user-friendly spreadsheet (updated monthly) tracking COVID-19 vaccinations for residents and staff in U.S. nursing homes. Data are reported by nursing homes to the CDC and published by CMS at https://data.cms.gov/covid-19/covid-19-nursing-home-data. Nursing Home Vaccination Data (Week Ending 8/08/21)
In the Elder Justice Newsletter, we highlight citations, including deficiencies related to abuse, neglect, and substandard care, that have been identified as not causing any resident harm. The goal of this brief newsletter is to shed light on the issue of so-called “no harm” deficiencies, which typically result in no fine […]
Fire Through Dry Grass is a documentary that offers a rare look inside a New York City nursing home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode of the Nursing Home 411 Podcast features the film’s co-directors, Andres “Jay” Molina (a resident at Coler Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center) and Alexis Neophytides, who chat about life […]
The following is an alert for the Q4 2020 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
The Spring LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:
- A report challenging the theory that a nursing home’s location is the biggest determinant of COVID-19 transmission.
- New York’s failure to ensure nursing homes’ compliance with minimum […]
Select the button below to access a user-friendly excel file with facility level COVID-19 nursing home data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Visit CMS’s COVID-19 Nursing Home Data page for more information including maps illustrating facility and state-level data, and click here for tips on navigating the CMS report. […]
Geriatrician and researcher Dr. Nathan Stall has been on the front line serving Ontario’s long-term care residents both as a physician and a researcher, advocating for more humane COVID visitation policies and other critical resident rights. In the interview we discuss the collateral COVID damage for nursing home residents, Canada vs. U.S. LTC COVID outcomes, […]
LTCCC, AARP, 1199 SEIU to NYS Leaders: Require Minimum Nursing Home Hours of Care, Prioritize Reform
In the wake of the New York State Attorney General’s recent revelations about sky-high deaths and dangerous conditions in New York’s nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading resident and worker advocates are calling […]
The following is an alert for the Q3 2020 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
On this LTCCC webinar, special guest Beth Nivin, MPH, discusses the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. This program provides critical information to help LTC residents and their families make informed decisions about vaccination. Webinar Slides LTCCC’s vaccine resource center LTCCC Fact Sheet: Informed Consent […]
Watch LTCCC’s December 15 webinar “COVID-19 Update & Residents Rights: Family & Resident Councils, Filing Grievances,” in the video on this page. Slides (PDF) and audio can be accessed on the buttons below.
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The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) celebrated 30 years of advocacy with a virtual town hall, “Where Do We Go From Here in Long Term Care?”, featuring a diverse panel discussion about the future of nursing homes with: Honorable Richard N. Gottfried (Chair, NYS Assembly Health Committee); Marcella Goheen (Family Member); Judy Johnson (RN, […]
Watch a free webinar examining reform following the disastrous impact of COVID-19.
The event was co-sponsored by LTCCC, NYSBA’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section, and NYSBA’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section’s Task Force on Long Term Care Facility Reform & Oversight.
The program covered the fundamentals of the nursing home industry: its legal […]
What Happened in Room 10? Journalist Katie Engelhart on the COVID Outbreak at Life Care Center & Her New Book, “The Inevitable”
Journalist Katie Engelhart joins the Nursing Home 411 Podcast to discuss her investigative report on the COVID outbreak at Life Care Center in Kirkland, the experiences of the residents at the facility, and what the outbreak revealed about the systemic problems in U.S. nursing homes. Katie also chats about her new book, “The […]
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Cathy Unsino, LCSW, discusses why nursing home reform is urgently needed to ensure a safer and more humane environment for residents.