Roughly 117,000 people reside in nursing homes in New York State. Unfortunately, these vulnerable individuals are far too often subjected to substandard care, abuse, and neglect. At the New York Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2023 Executive Budget Proposal (February 28, 2023), LTCCC Policy Researcher Stefan Foster talks about the need for greater enforcement, […]
Time for NY to Invest in Maximum Nursing Home care, Not Maximum Operator Profits
Federal requirements mandate that nursing homes have sufficient staff, with the appropriate competencies, to meet the clinical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of […]
In April 2021, a law was passed in New York establishing new requirements for how much the state’s nursing homes must spend on care for their residents and setting forth limits on what nursing homes may spend on […]
The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving care and quality of life for residents in long-term care. LTCCC strongly supports Assembly Bill A00159/Senate Bill S00995
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 […]
On this episode, research scientist and vaccine guru, Beth Nivin, MPH, chats about her experiences speaking with nursing home staff about COVID-19 vaccines as a consultant for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Beth also provides an update on the latest research and data on vaccine efficacy and the Delta variant.
As we emerge from the pandemic, New York must address the epidemic of nursing home abuse and neglect.
COVID-19 has caused unprecedented devastation and tragedy in nursing homes. Years of understaffing, poor infection control, and ineffective […]
Dear Governor Hochul:
Welcome to your new office – we are excited to work with your administration to promote the health and well-being of New York seniors, disabled individuals, and families.
We are writing today to urge you to use your new office to act quickly to protect the lives and dignity of residents in nursing homes, […]
LTCCC is excited to host our 13th Annual Reception on Wednesday, November 9 (6-8pm ET) at NY City Bar (42 W. 44th Street). Join us as we recognize the Honorable Richard Gottfried (Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Health) for his advocacy for residents in long-term care.
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LTCCC is providing a user-friendly spreadsheet (updated monthly) tracking COVID-19 vaccinations for residents and staff in New York’s nursing homes (NHs) and assisted living facilities (ALFs). COVID-19 vaccination are self-reported and published by facilities daily via the New York State Department of Health’s (NY DOH) HERDS survey.
Download NY LTC COVID Vaccination Data (12/15/21)
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
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 […]
This report, part of a three year study, describes findings from ten on-site visits to assisted living facilities in NYS by project staff. It discusses aging-in place, autonomy, risk-taking, staffing, finances and regulations.