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LTCCC Report: Regional Variations of Nursing Home Quality & Oversight in NY

The following report presents the findings of LTCCC's regional analysis of New York State nursing home care. In addition to the report, we have developed a searchable table with relevant information on all nursing homes in the state, including ratings, ownership type, staffing levels, and fines for substandard care.  Nursing homes can also be [...]

2020-06-01T13:44:50-04:00

US Nursing Home Infection Control & Prevention Citations: March 2020

Infection prevention and control programs protect residents from preventable harm, injury, and death. Despite strong regulatory requirements to safeguard residents, infections continue to be a leading cause of death and needless suffering for nursing home residents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are an astounding 1.6 to 3.8 million [...]

2020-03-06T22:35:04-05:00

LTCCC Report: Animal Care Standards vs. Nursing Home Resident Experiences

The quality and safety of nursing homes are longstanding public concerns. Numerous studies over the years have identified widespread and significant deficiencies in care, including serious abuse and neglect, and degrading, inhumane conditions. In light of these concerns, and the widespread persistence of substandard care and abuse, we undertook this analysis to compare the [...]

2020-01-22T16:04:47-05:00

Alert: Illinois Poorly Performing Nursing Homes (September 2019)

The following alert provides information on the most poorly performing nursing homes in Illinois, as determined by their status as a Special Focus Facility, Special Focus Facility Candidate, or One-Star Facility. The alert includes information on what these statuses indicate in respect to quality and safety for residents. CLICK ON THE MAP BUTTON TO [...]

2019-09-27T19:43:01-04:00

Joint Comments on Proposed Revision of Federal Nursing Home Requirements

Following is a draft of the comments that LTCCC and the Center for Medicare Advocacy will be submitting in response to the Trump Administration's proposal to reduce federal standards for nursing homes. We are providing this draft to the public in advance of submission so that others may review before the submission deadline (September [...]

2019-09-05T14:33:03-04:00

Nursing Home Pressure Ulcer Rates: Spring 2019

Pressure ulcers are serious medical conditions and one of the important measures of the quality of clinical care in nursing homes. -- U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).   Click on the following links to download the four quarter average pressure ulcer rates posted on Nursing Home Compare in April 2019. Please [...]

2019-04-16T13:01:44-04:00

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q1

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home’s quality and safety. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent problem. Some nursing homes provide good care, ensuring that their facilities have enough qualified staff. However, in the absence of limits on profits or administrative expenses, too many [...]

2018-09-18T15:07:58-04:00

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 [...]

2017-09-14T12:44:21-04:00
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