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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
‘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.
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.
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.
Presenters: LTCCC’s Richard Mollot (executive director) & Hayley Cronquist (policy attorney)
Download PPT Slides (PDF) A Guide to Nursing Home Oversight & Enforcement
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Webinar Slides Listen to Audio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1FEDo_lrWs Listen to audio Download Webinar Slides (PDF)
Watch Webinar on YouTube Dementia Care Advocacy Toolkit Nursing Home Data
The following forms and tools are free to use and share. They are available in both Word and PDF formats. Please choose the format which works best for you.
Resident Concern Record Keeping Form Resident Assessment Worksheet Resident Preferences Form Family Council Meeting Notice […]