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Webinar: Fall Prevention: Focusing on Process – Not People – to Keep Nursing Home Residents Safe

Register for LTCCC’s next webinar (Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 1pm ET) on dementia care in nursing homes.

Presenters:

Sharon Banks Tarr, MN, RN, LNCC (Clarity Legal Nurse Consulting)

Tabassum Mohibi, PA, MPH Candidate (Columbia University […]

LTCCC Comments to CMS on Minimum Staffing Standard

Concrete, clear, and appropriate minimum staffing standards are needed now to finally realize the promise of the Nursing Home Reform Law in the lives of residents and the vast majority of American families who will depend on nursing home services at some time or another. In April 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services […]

Memo in Support of NY’s A196-S1576: Protect Seniors and People With Disabilities

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 […]

2022-04-21T10:27:27-04:00Legislative Memos, LTC In NYS|

LTCCC Applauds Governor Hochul’s Decision to Implement Vital Nursing Home Resident Protections

The safety and dignity of vulnerable residents and care staff will greatly improve when nursing homes comply with New York’s long anticipated reforms.

April 1, 2022 – For decades, both federal and state minimum standards have mandated that nursing homes have […]

LTCCC Memo: Private Right of Actions in Residential Health Care Facilities (A00159/S00995)

Background
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

Let’s Win: Support LTCCC’s Mission to Advocate for Nursing Home Residents

Let’s win! Support LTCCC’s mission to advocate for nursing home residents.

Dear Advocate,

Nursing home residents and their families have suffered immeasurable loss in the past two years. Loss of dignity. Loss of autonomy. Loss of time. And […]

2021-12-20T14:55:32-05:00About LTCCC, Coronavirus|

‘I’m Trapped. I’m Locked Down. And I Feel Like I’m in Prison’: An Oral History of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes (Preview)

Eric Goldwein and Hayley Cronquist discuss LTCCC’s oral history of the COVID-19 pandemic in nursing homes. For more interviews, visit http://nursinghome411.org/oral-history.

This is the work of the LTCCC. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Health, nor has the Department verified the accuracy of its content.

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'I'm Trapped. I'm Locked Down. And I Feel Like I'm in Prison': An Oral History of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes (Preview)
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2022-02-09T10:59:48-05:00

LTCCC Alert: An Oral History of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

December 15, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating time for nursing home residents and their loved ones. To better understand their experiences, the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) produced an oral history of COVID-19 in long-term care settings.

2021-12-15T12:22:49-05:00Media Alerts|

Communicating with Kindness: How the Right Words Can Bolster Your Advocacy

Dr. Phyllis Mindell on finding the right words to communicate with nursing home staff and advocate for resident rights. Also: what it's like going in and out of hospice, misconceptions about elderly and infirm, and the art of dying well.

2021-12-02T09:41:39-05:00

‘A Story of Neglect’: Understanding and Preventing Resident-to-Resident Incidents

Resident-to-resident incidents can have devastating consequences for the residents involved as well as their families. But why do these incidents happen? Gerontologist Eilon Caspi, PhD (author of Understanding and Preventing Harmful Interactions Between Residents with Dementia) joins the NursingHome411 Podcast to discuss the causes of resident-to-resident incidents, how these incidents relate to neglect, risk-mitigation […]

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'A Story of Neglect': Understanding and Preventing Resident-to-Resident Incidents
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2021-07-19T15:39:54-04:00

Six Pounds Down: Elder Justice “No Harm” Newsletter (Volume 3 Issue 7)

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 […]

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination in Long-Term Care: Safety, Efficacy, and Residents’ Rights

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 […]

How Ombudsmen Are a Conduit for Nursing Home Residents

This two-part episode examines the evolving role of long term care ombudsmen during the COVID-19 pandemic. In part one, Pamela Mickens, Staff Long-Term Care Ombudsman with the Senior Source in Texas, discusses how ombudsmen serve as a conduit for residents and families. In part two (22:00), Texas State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Patty Ducayet chats about […]

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How Ombudsmen Are a Conduit for Nursing Home Residents
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2020-12-22T11:12:11-05:00

Webinar: COVID Update & Residents Rights: Family & Resident Councils, Filing Grievances

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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LTCCC Webinar: Rights to Visitation, Resident Records, & Communication

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LTCCC Webinar: Rights to Visitation, Resident Records, & Communication
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2020-10-20T17:25:26-04:00
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