The following is an alert for LTCCC's new nursing home data reports for 2021: Nursing Home Ratings & Info, and Problem Facilities. To access the report, click here.
This page contains facility-level data on all U.S. nursing homes including five-star ratings, ownership status, health inspection outcomes, and more. Download individual state files by clicking the state on the map or list below. Download nationwide data here. Note: Data were obtained from the CMS website (https://data.cms.gov/provider-data/dataset/4pq5-n9py) on February 1, 2021 based on data [...]
LTCCC, AARP, 1199 SEIU to NYS Leaders: Require Minimum Nursing Home Hours of Care, Prioritize Reform
Click to download the letter or read it in the PDF below. 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 on State leaders to prioritize nursing home [...]
The Winter LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include: How the Federal Government's inaction led to 11 nursing home deaths per hour. The COVID-19 pandemic's disproportionate toll on nursing homes with higher shares of Black [...]
LTCCC Statement on NYS Attorney General’s Report on the Failure to Protect Nursing Home Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Click here to download LTCCC's statement on the NY OAG report or read the statement below.
The following is an alert for the Q3 2020 staffing report. To access the report, click here.
Click on the links in the first column of the table below to download easy-to-use files for each state. Each file includes information on: 1. Each facility’s RN, LPN, & CNA staffing levels; 2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and 3. The extent to which the facility relies [...]
Note: Not all facilities reported staffing data for Q1 2020 because of suspended reporting requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (11,735 facilities reported staffing data in Q1 2020 vs. 14,969 in Q4 2020). State and national staffing averages for Q1 2020 exclude facilities that did not report. Click on the [...]
LTCCC executive director Richard Mollot takes us back to the basics and explains the difference between: Nursing homes and Assisted Living facilities (1:25) Medicare and Medicaid (7:50) Ownership type: Non-profit vs. For-profit vs. Government facilities (11:25) Staffing positions: RN vs. CNA vs. LPN vs. LVN (16:00) Note: Episode recorded July 2020 Background reading and [...]
Click on the links in the first column of the table below to download easy-to-use files for each state. Each file includes information on: Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels; Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and The extent to which the facility relies on [...]
Texas-based attorney Ernie Tosh joins the show to discuss the relationship between nursing home finances, staffing, and resident care. Tosh also shared tips on using public nursing home data and chatted about his career path to becoming a data-driven attorney advocating for nursing home residents. Note: Interview recorded April 22, 2020. Background reading and [...]
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 [...]