surveys

Webinar: New Proposed Federal Nursing Home Standard: The Good, The Bad, and The Data Essentials

Register for LTCCC’s October 17 webinar.

Presenters: Charlene Harrington, Ph.D., RN (Professor Emerita, University of California San Francisco), Richard Mollot (Executive Director, LTCCC), Eric Goldwein (LTCCC)

PowerPoint Slides (PDF) LTCCC Report on Staffing

Webinar: Uninspected and Neglected: What Vacancies at State Agencies Mean for Nursing Home Residents

Presenters: Peter Gartrell (U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging) and Suzanne Messenger (West Virginia State Long-term Care Ombudsman) Powerpoint slides – LTCCC (PDF) PowerPoint Slides – WV Ombuds (PDF) Senate Report: Uninspected & Neglected LTCCC […]

F-tags

F-tags (“F” for “federal”) constitute the system through which federal nursing home regulations are identified in the survey process. Generally, each regulatory provision is assigned a corresponding F-tag number and surveyors use these numbers to indicate on the Statement of Deficiencies when a facility has failed to meet (or exceed) a given standard. Below is […]

LTCCC Alert: New Federal Guidance to Strengthen Nursing Home Safety, Quality, and Accountability

June 30, 2022 – Surveys (inspections) are the principal mechanism by which the government assesses nursing home quality and determines compliance with standards of care. Unfortunately, as previous LTCCC studies have shown, State Survey Agencies (SAs) – which are charged with monitoring care, responding to complaints, and ensuring compliance with minimum standards – too […]

LTCCC Alert: Did These Deficiencies Actually Cause No Harm? You Decide.

December 23, 2021 – LTCCC publishes a bimonthly newsletter highlighting nursing home “no harm” deficiencies from across the United States. Today, we’re releasing a new report featuring all of the Elder Justice Newsletters published in 2021 and a user-friendly guide detailing the 32 “no harm” deficiencies covered this past year. Users can sort the […]

2021: Elder Justice “No Harm” Deficiencies

The Elder Justice Newsletter provides examples of health violations in which surveyors (nursing home inspectors) identified neither harm nor immediate jeopardy to resident health, safety, or well-being. Below is a searchable issue guide that includes the “no harm” deficiencies featured in our Elder Justice Newsletter in 2021. You may also access individual issues using the […]

A Guide to Nursing Home Oversight & Enforcement

States are required by law to carry out numerous responsibilities to ensure that residents are safe and that their care needs are met every day of the year. In this webinar (Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 1pm ET) we discuss what to expect from the government agencies charged with ensuring resident safety and dignity, from requirements […]

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Fall 2021 LTC Journal

The Fall 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:

  • A letter to NY Governor Kathy Hochul calling for action to protect long-term care residents.
  • LTCCC’s Q1 2021 staffing report showing failures to […]
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