50,000 seniors and people with disabilities live in New York’s adult care facilities (ACFs). One in four of them receive SSI and/or the state supplement (SSP). These numbers are expected to grow as New York expands Medicaid-funded assisted living programs in new and existing ACFs. As more New Yorkers move into these facilities, it is […]
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 […]
February 23, 2022 – Inappropriate antipsychotic (AP) drugging is a pervasive problem in nursing homes across New York State, with nearly one in five residents receiving AP drugs, most without clinical justification. Too often, these […]
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, […]